There are 734 kilometers betwen Uyuni, place where you can find one of the most important tourist attractions in the world, the impressive Salar de Uyuni, and La Paz, the administrative capital of Bolivia.
To start the trip to this new great destination, go to the Bus Terminal in the city of La Paz, located on the corner of Peru and Uruguay Avenues. You must make a payment of Bs 2.50 for the use of the terminal.
The trip takes approximately 11 hours. During the journey, the bus will have a stop in Challapampa, where you can buy a snack and use the bathroom. The bus arrives on the corner of Cabrera and Arce Avenues in Uyuni.
If you want to experience a train trip, you can do it! Travel from La Paz to Oruro by bus and from Oruro to Uyuni by train. The railway transport companies are: Expreso del Sur (Tuesday and Friday) and Wara Wara del Sur (Wednesday and Sunday). Remember the ease of shopping online through Tickets Bolivia, you can do it up to one year in advance!
The distance between Villazon and Uyuni is 300 km and the trip by bus and/or train between these cities takes around 8 hours.
Villazon is a Bolivian town on the border with Argentina, and a popular crossing point for travelers who come from Argentina to visit the Salar de Uyuni, one of the best-known tourist destinations in the world.
You can travel by train or by bus from Villazon to Uyuni. The buses leave every day at 8:00am and 4:00pm and arrive in Uyuni at 3:00pm and 12:00am. The bimodal train leaves at 3:30pm and arrives at 11:30pm.
You can travel from Calama, in Chile, to Uyuni by bus. The buses cross the border at the Ollagüe migratory center, where passengers can clear customs and migration.
You arrive in Uyuni at the bus terminal located on Avenida Arce. The distance between Calama and Uyuni is 425 km and the trip takes between 8 and 10 hours depending on how long it takes to cross the border.
Because of the border crossing, which closes at 19:00, bus companies only do this route during the day.
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