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There are 7 ways to get from Uyuni to Copacabana by plane, shuttle, bus, bus and ferry, train or car

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

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Fly, shuttle  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to La Paz (LPB) UYU - LPB
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Milton Hotel, La Paz, Bolivia to Basilica de Nuestra Señora de Copacabana

$233 - $490

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Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 1m

  1. Take the train from Uyuní to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz
  3. Take the bus and ferry from La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari to Copacabana

$11 - $28

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz
  3. Take the bus and ferry from La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari to Copacabana

$17 - $22

Bus via Oruro  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Copacabana

$22 - $27

Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to La Paz Uyuni / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Copacabana La Paz

$23 - $59

Bus #2  •  17h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuní to La Paz Uyuní / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Copacabana La Paz

$53

Drive  •  9h 56m

  1. Drive from Uyuni to Copacabana 431.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to Copacabana is to train and bus and bus and ferry which costs $10 - $28 and takes 15h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Uyuni to Copacabana is to fly and shuttle which costs $230 - $490 and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Uyuni to Copacabana. However, there are services departing from Uyuni and arriving at Copacabana via Oruro and La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 23m.

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The distance between Uyuni and Copacabana is 534 km. The road distance is 690.8 km.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Copacabana without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 11h 3m and costs $17 - $23.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Uyuni to Copacabana, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Uyuni Airport to La Paz Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Uyuni to Copacabana bus services, operated by Milton Tours, arrive at Copacabana station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Uyuni to Copacabana is 691 km. It takes approximately 9h 56m to drive from Uyuni to Copacabana.

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Map of how to get from Uyuni to Copacabana.
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  • Distance: 333.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia and Copacabana, La Paz, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Uyuni to Copacabana via Oruro and La Paz in around 11h 23m.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Uyuní to Oruro
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.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
Milton Tours
Phone
+591 (2) 2368003 / 2353511
Email
agmilton@acelerate.com
Website
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Shuttle from Milton Hotel, La Paz, Bolivia to Basilica de Nuestra Señora de Copacabana
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$146
Schedules at
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Flota Urus
Phone
+591 2285556
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Universo
Phone
La Paz +(591)73541750/ Potosí: +(591)-26245828
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Jumbo Bus Bolivia
Phone
+591 2 2281832 / 2281726
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Turismo Manco Kapac
Phone
+591 8622234
Bus and ferry from La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
altiplanoextreme.com
Sindicato de Transporte 2 de Febrero
Bus from La Paz to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Titicaca Bolivia
Phone
+591-2-2462655 / 76799775
Email
info@titicacabolivia.com
Website
titicacabolivia.com
Bus from La Paz to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Diana Tours
Phone
La Paz +591 2 2317369
Email
info@diana-tours.com
Website
diana-tours.com
Bus from La Paz to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
diana-tours.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Panasur
Phone
+591-73280859/ Whatsapp: +591-68073062
Email
info@uyunipanasur.com
Website
uyunipanasur.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Trans Salvador
Phone
+56 58 222 8547
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Predilecto Tours
Phone
+591-2281779
Email
predilectobus@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
boliviatravelsite.com
Trans Omar
Phone
+591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
transomar.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Sindicato de Transporte 16 de Julio
Bus from Uyuní to La Paz
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
boliviamia.net
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Belgrano
Bus from Uyuní to La Paz
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
boliviamia.net
Book at
andestransit.com

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

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There are 70+ hotels available in Copacabana. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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

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