In order to travel by bus, you have to go the bus terminal on Avenida Ayacucho. The buses leave every day at the evening and arrive in Uyuni the next day morning at around six on Cabrera avenue.
The distance between Cochabamba and Uyuni is 524 km and the trip by bus from Cochabamba to Uyuni takes about 12 hours.
Cochabamba is the fourth
largest in Bolivia; it is considered the culinary capital of Bolivia and
renowned for its food and generous portions. Cochabamba is also known for its
temperate climate, beautiful urban parks and nearby natural attractions. Uyuni is
the gateway to the world’s largest salt flat, one of the best-known tourist
destinations in the world.
Tickets Bolivia lets you
book your tickets online for your bus trip from Uyuni to Cochabamba and back,
with reliable bus companies and the comfort of paying online by credit card,
debit card or PayPal.
Cochabamba to Uyuni Bus Timetable
Exp. 11 de Julio
TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM COCHABAMBA TO UYUNI
Tickets Bolivia offers several bus travel options to make this journey:
Direct trip: You can travel directly from Cochabamba to Uyuni. The journey takes about 12 hours. Buses leave at 6:00pm. The bus company offering this service is: Trans Omar (semi lie-flat buses).
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SOME TOURISTIC INFORMATION THAT CAN BE OF INTEREST
Uyuni is the gateway to the world’s largest salt flat. You have different options to visit it:
1-day tour: The best option for those who want to experience Uyuni but are short on time. The full day tours start and finish in Uyuni on the same day, leaving Uyuni at about 10:00am. The first stop is the Train Cemetery. Then you visit Colchani, a small town where you can buy local salt and textile ornaments and have lunch. After lunch, the tour goes into the salt flat, to Incahuasi Island (Isla del Pescado). Tours return to Uyuni at around 6:00pm.
3-day tour: This tour is the most recommended to enjoy everything the Salar de Uyuni has to offer. The first day is the same as the one-day tour. The first night is spent in one of the salt hotels within the Salar. The second and third days are spent visiting lagoons where you can see flamingos, hot geysers, strange rock formations and bathe in hot springs
From Uyuni you can also continue your journey to Chile or Argentina (via Villazon).