There are 7 ways to get from Uyuni to Mendoza 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.

Recommended option

Fly Uyuni to Mendoza  •  10 h 26 min

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

$295 - $1,217

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  37 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Uyuní to Tupiza
  2. Take the bus from Tupiza to Villazón
  3. Take the bus from La Quiaca to Mendoza

$45 - $105

5 alternative options

Bus to Calama, fly to Mendoza  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama
  2. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Mendoza (MDZ) CJC - MDZ

$320 - $737

Fly Uyuni to Santiago, bus  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Santiago (SCL) UYU - SCL
  2. Take the bus from Santiago Sur to Mendoza

Bus Expreso Norte  •  34 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to La Calera
  3. Take the bus from La Calera to Mendoza

$92 - $133

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

Drive  •  22 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Uyuni to Mendoza 1177.9 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to Mendoza is to train and bus which costs $45 - $110 and takes 37 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Uyuni to Mendoza is to fly which costs $290 - $1,300 and takes 10 h 26 min.

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The distance between Uyuni and Mendoza is 1396 km. The road distance is 1884.6 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Uyuni to Mendoza, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Uyuni to Mendoza. However, there are services departing from Uyuni and arriving at Mendoza via Calama and La Calera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Uyuni to Mendoza.
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  • Distance: 872.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 26 min

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

Amaszonas, LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas fly from Uyuni to Mendoza once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Uyuni to Mendoza via Calama, Calama, and La Calera in around 34 h 26 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Uyuni to Mendoza via La Paz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Calama to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Calama to Mendoza via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Uyuni to Santiago via La Paz
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Uyuni to Santiago via La Paz, Iquique
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Uyuni to Santiago via La Paz, Iquique
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Uyuni to Mendoza via Santa Cruz, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Uyuní to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$3 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $6
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Tas-Choapa
Phone
+54 261 431-2140
Website
taschoapa.cl
Bus from La Calera to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
taschoapa.cl
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Villazón
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Quechisla
Phone
+591 73858000 Atocha / 74243875 Tupiza
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Villazón
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte El Inca
Phone
+591 71959249
Bus from Tupiza to Villazón
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
El Rapido Internacional
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from La Quiaca to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$40 - $45
Semi Cama
$55 - $80
Cama
$70 - $80
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to Santiago Alameda
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$35 - $70
Premium
$70 - $100
1st Class
$90 - $130

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