There are 6 ways to get from Tupiza to La Paz 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 Expreso Tupiza SRL  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to La Paz

$22

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Diamante  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz

$18 - $22

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Tupiza to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Patacamaya
  3. Take the bus from Patacamaya to La Paz

Drive  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Tupiza to La Paz 468.3 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Uyuni, fly  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Tupiza to Uyuní
  2. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to La Paz (LPB) UYU - LPB

$89 - $356

Bus to Tarija, fly  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Tarija
  2. Fly from Tarija (TJA) to La Paz (LPB) TJA - LPB

$77 - $161

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tupiza to La Paz is to bus which costs $17 - $22 and takes 16 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tupiza to La Paz is to train and fly which costs $85 - $360 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The distance between Tupiza and La Paz is 606 km. The road distance is 749.3 km.

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The bus from Tupiza to La Paz takes 12 h 30 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tupiza and arriving at La Paz. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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Tupiza to La Paz bus services, operated by Expreso Tupiza SRL, arrive at La Paz station.

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Map of how to get from Tupiza to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 378.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 30 min

What companies run services between Tupiza, Bolivia and La Paz, Bolivia?

Expreso Tupiza SRL operates a bus from Tupiza to La Paz twice daily. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Tarija to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from Tarija to La Paz via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from Tarija to La Paz via Sucre
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Tupiza to Oruro
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$7 - $9
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$10 - $13
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$13 - $17
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$23 - $29
Train from Tupiza to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$3 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $6
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Expreso Tupiza SRL
Phone
(+591) 2 282153 / 5 972321 / 70469857 Tupiza / 70469858 Villazón
Email
info@expresotupiza.com.bo
Website
expresotupiza.com.bo
Bus from Tupiza to La Paz
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
expresotupiza.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Expreso Diamante
Phone
+591 71272930 / 2 6244430
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Oruro
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Tupiza to Tarija
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Oruro
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Transportes Fenix
Phone
+591 2 24491160 / 4 4491160
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Oruro to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Universo
Phone
La Paz +(591)73541750/ Potosí: +(591)-26245828
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Tarija
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com

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