There are 6 ways to get from Tacna to Uyuni by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus via La Tirana  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
  3. Take the bus from La Tirana to Calama
  4. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

Cheapest option

Bus Frontera del Norte  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$30 - $42

4 alternative options

Bus Expreso Norte  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Oruro
  3. Take the bus from Oruro to Uyuní

Bus, train  •  20 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Oruro
  3. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní

$41 - $57

Drive  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Tacna to Uyuni 469 miles

$65 - $100

Bus, fly  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to La Paz
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU

$97 - $410

What companies run services between Tacna, Peru and Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Tacna to Uyuni via Arica, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana, La Tirana, Calama, and Calama in around 17 h 42 min.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus operators
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 58 226 2495
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56993068508
Website
busesnortegrande.cl
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 57 2573929
Email
kennybus_adm@hotmail.es
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Bus from Arica to Calama
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to Calama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to Oruro
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Buses Enmanuel
Phone
+591 2 5277777
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Pullman Ayca Internacional
Phone
(+56) 58 224 8465
Email
pullmanayca@hotmail.com
Website
pullmanayca.cl
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Cali Internacional
Phone
+56 58 226 1068
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Chilebus Internacional SA
Email
chilebus@chilebus.com.br
Website
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tacna and Uyuni is 451 km. The road distance is 750 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tacna to Uyuni is to bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 18 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Tacna to Uyuni is to drive which takes 11 h 22 min and costs $65 - $100.

No, there is no direct bus from Tacna to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Tacna and arriving at Uyuni via Arica, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana and Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 17 h 42 min to get from Tacna to Uyuni, including transfers.