There are 5 ways to get from Uyuni to La Paz by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to La Paz (LPB) UYU - LPB

$86 - $343

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Train, bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Uyuní to Oruro Expreso del Sur / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz

$9 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus Cruz del Norte  •  7 h 43 min

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

$15 - $19

Bus Flota Panamericana  •  8 h

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

$14 - $25

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Uyuni to La Paz 336.7 miles

$25 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Uyuni and arriving at La Paz. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Uyuni and La Paz is 462 km. The road distance is 538.7 km.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to La Paz without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Uyuni to La Paz, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Uyuni to La Paz is to fly which takes 1 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 43 min.

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

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Uyuni to La Paz bus services, operated by Trans Aroma, arrive at La Paz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Uyuni to La Paz is 539 km. It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to drive from Uyuni to La Paz.

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

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Map of how to get from Uyuni to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 288.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación fly from Uyuni to La Paz 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Uyuni to La Paz via Oruro in around 7 h 43 min.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
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 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
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.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
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
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
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
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
$4
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
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autotransportes SAMA
Phone
+591 72957145 / 77960800 / 6660443
Email
luisfernandofl@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Panasur
Phone
+591-73280859/ Whatsapp: +591-68073062
Email
info@uyunipanasur.com
Website
uyunipanasur.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Trans Illimani
Phone
+591 2 2282025/ 76789423/ Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Predilecto Tours
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.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
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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