There are 5 ways to get from Uyuni to Mendoza by plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Mendoza  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Mendoza (MDZ) UYU - MDZ

$286 - $1,208

Cheapest option

Bus El Rapido Internacional  •  35 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Villazón
  2. Take the bus from La Quiaca to Mendoza

$62 - $147

3 alternative options

Fly to San Juan, bus  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to San Juan (UAQ) UYU - UAQ
  2. Take the bus from San Juan to Mendoza

$459 - $1,726

Bus Turbus  •  37 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Santiago Alameda
  3. Take the bus from Santiago Sur to Mendoza

$78 - $142

Drive  •  22 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Uyuni to Mendoza 1177.9 miles

$200 - $300

What companies run services between Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia and Mendoza, Argentina?

Amaszonas, LATAM Chile and Airlines of Tasmania fly from Uyuni to Mendoza twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Uyuni to Mendoza via Villazón and La Quiaca in around 35 h 37 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Uyuni to Mendoza via La Paz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Uyuni to Mendoza via Santa Cruz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
17 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Uyuni to Mendoza via La Paz, Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Uyuni to San Juan via La Paz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Uyuni to San Juan via Santa Cruz, Asuncion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Uyuni to San Juan via Santa Cruz, Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
22 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Uyuni to San Juan via La Paz, Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Uyuni to San Juan via La Paz, Iquique, Santiago
Ave. Duration
24 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Uyuni to San Juan via La Paz, Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Uyuni to San Juan via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
21 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Airlines of Tasmania
Website
airtasmania.com.au
Flights from Uyuni to Mendoza via Santa Cruz, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Uyuni to San Juan via La Paz, Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Bus operators
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to Villazón
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
El Rapido Internacional
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from La Quiaca to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$55 - $70
Semi Cama
$85 - $120
Cama
$100 - $120
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Uyuni to Calama
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to Santiago Alameda
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
Semi Cama
$41
Premium
$82
Cama
$89

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Uyuni to Mendoza?

The distance between Uyuni and Mendoza is 1396 km. The road distance is 1885 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Uyuni to Mendoza?

The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to Mendoza is to bus which costs $60 - $150 and takes 35 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Uyuni to Mendoza?

The quickest way to get from Uyuni to Mendoza is to fly which takes 10 h 47 min and costs $280 - $1,300.

Is there a direct bus between Uyuni and Mendoza?

No, there is no direct bus from Uyuni to Mendoza. However, there are services departing from Uyuni and arriving at Mendoza via La Quiaca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Uyuni to Mendoza?

It takes approximately 10 h 47 min to get from Uyuni to Mendoza, including transfers.