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

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Fly  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Cochabamba (CBB) UYU - CBB

$107 - $263

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Bus Buses Enmanuel  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuní to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Cochabamba

$6

4 alternative options

Bus Cruz del Norte  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Cochabamba Oruro

$14 - $22

Train, drive, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Uyuní to Oruro
  2. Drive from Oruro to Provincia Arque
  3. Take the bus from Provincia Arque to Cochabamba

$43 - $60

Bus Trans Omar  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Cochabamba

Drive  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Uyuni to Cochabamba 331.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba is to bus which costs $6 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba is to fly which costs $100 - $270 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Uyuni and arriving at Cochabamba. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Uyuni and Cochabamba is 349 km. The road distance is 530.2 km.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $14 - $23.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba, including transfers.

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Uyuni to Cochabamba bus services, operated by Cruz del Norte, depart from Uyuni station.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $100 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $23 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Uyuni Airport to Cochabamba Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Uyuni to Cochabamba bus services, operated by Trans Copacabana SA, arrive at Cochabamba station.

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Map of how to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba.
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  • Distance: 218 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas fly from Uyuni to Cochabamba every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Uyuni to Cochabamba via Oruro in around 7 h 42 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Uyuni to Cochabamba via La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Uyuni to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Uyuní to Oruro
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$7 - $9
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$9 - $11
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Air Bus Coral
Phone
+591 2 5275648
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Trans Llallagua
Phone
+(591)-79967601
Bus from Provincia Arque to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Omar
Phone
+591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from Uyuni to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
transomar.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Buses Enmanuel
Phone
+591 2 5277777
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuní to Oruro
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Coral SRL
Phone
+591 2 5275010
Website
airbuscoralsrl.com
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transporte Jumbo Bus Bolivia
Phone
+591 2 2281832 / 2281726
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
sites.google.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Uyuni to Cochabamba is 530 km. It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to drive from Uyuni to Cochabamba.

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Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Uyuni Airport to Cochabamba Airport.

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There are 134+ hotels available in Cochabamba. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Uyuni Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $10 - $13.

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