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There are 6 ways to get from Uyuni to La Paz (State) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1h 1m

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

$121 - $388

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Train, bus  •  13h 22m

  1. Take the train from Uyuní to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz - Cementerio to Achacachi

$12 - $29

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Bus via Oruro  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz - Cementerio to Achacachi

$18 - $23

Bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to La Paz Uyuni / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Paz - Cementerio to Achacachi

$19 - $55

Bus #2  •  15h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuní to La Paz Uyuní / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Paz - Cementerio to Achacachi

$49

Drive  •  8h 46m

  1. Drive from Uyuni to Achacachi 383.6 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to La Paz (State) is to train and bus which costs $11 - $29 and takes 13h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Uyuni to La Paz (State) is to fly which costs $120 - $390 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Uyuni to La Paz (State). However, there are services departing from Uyuni and arriving at Achacachi via Oruro and La Paz - Cementerio. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 24m.

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The distance between Uyuni and La Paz (State) is 628 km. The road distance is 613.8 km.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to La Paz (State) without a car is to bus via Oruro which takes 9h 24m and costs $18 - $24.

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It takes approximately 1h 1m to get from Uyuni to La Paz (State), including transfers.

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Uyuni to La Paz (State) 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 (State) is to fly which takes 1h 1m and costs $120 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus via Oruro, which costs $18 - $24 and takes 9h 24m.

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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 La Paz (State) bus services, operated by Perla del Illampu, arrive at Achacachi station.

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Map of how to get from Uyuni to La Paz (State).
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  • Distance: 392.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 1m

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

Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación fly from Uyuni to Achocalla 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Uyuni to Achacachi via Oruro, La Paz, and La Paz - Cementerio in around 9h 24m.

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
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
Perla del Illampu
Phone
+(591)77736818
Bus from La Paz - Cementerio to Achacachi
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
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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Yes, the driving distance between Uyuni to La Paz (State) is 614 km. It takes approximately 8h 46m to drive from Uyuni to La Paz (State).

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

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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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