There are 6 ways to get from Tarija to Uyuni by bus, car, train 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, drive, train  •  10 h 22 min

$28 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Tours Juarez  •  13 h

$16

4 alternative options

Bus Trans Emperador  •  11 h

$22

Bus, train  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Expreso del Sur / ...

$20 - $21

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. 336.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  4 h 1 min

  1. TJA - UYU

$201 - $421

What companies run services between Tarija, Bolivia and Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Tarija to Uyuni via Potosi in around 11 h. Alternatively, Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas fly from Tarija to Uyuni once daily.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Tarija to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Tarija to Uyuni via Cochabamba, La Paz
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Tarija to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Tarija to Uyuni via Sucre, La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Tupiza to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $11
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus operators
Expreso Tarija
Phone
(+591) 70427719 / 2 2282009
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Yunchará
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Emperador
Phone
+591 68660423
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Potosi
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
busesbolivia.wordpress.com
Expreso 11 de Julio
Phone
+591 62459036
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Potosi to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Predilecto Tours
Phone
+591-2281779
Email
predilectobus@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
boliviatravelsite.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tarija and Uyuni is 248 km. The road distance is 539 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tarija to Uyuni is to bus which costs $17 and takes 13 h.

The quickest way to get from Tarija to Uyuni is to fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs $200 - $430.

No, there is no direct bus from Tarija to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Tarija and arriving at Uyuni via Potosi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

It takes approximately 10 h 22 min to get from Tarija to Uyuni, including transfers.