There are 5 ways to get from Uyuni to La Paz by plane, bus, 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  •  1 h 33 min

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

$76 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus Flota Panamericana  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to La Paz

$15 - $25

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 - $21

Train, bus  •  11 h 39 min

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

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Uyuni to La Paz 336.7 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to La Paz is to bus which costs $15 - $21 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Uyuni to La Paz is to fly which costs $75 - $340 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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

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

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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
6 h 55 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
$19 - $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
$5 - $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
Every 30 minutes
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
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Oruro to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
andestransit.com
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
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 - $7
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
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com

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