To travel from La Paz to Juliaca by bus you have to take the bus from the main terminal in La Paz, located on Avenida Peru. The buses leave every day at 7:30am. Buses arrive in Juliaca at the bus terminal located on Avenida San Martin at 3:00pm.
Juliaca is known for its proximity to Lake Titicaca, and enjoys a relatively understated tourism scene, when compared to that of nearby Puno. It has an international airport that can connect you with destinations in Peru and abroad. During the trip you will see the great mountain range of Cordillera Real dominate the landscape and spectacular views of the lake.
The Peruvian city of Juliaca is located at a distance of 307 km from La Paz, and the bus trip takes around 8 hours.
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La Paz to Juliaca Bus Timetable
Nuevo Continente Internacional
TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM LA PAZ TO JULIACA
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Direct trip: You can travel directly from La Paz to Juliaca. The border crossing takes place at the Desaguadero migratory center. The bus company traveling directly to Juliaca is: Nuevo Continente Internacional (lie-flat bus). Before boarding the bus you must buy the uso de terminal which is a special ticket for the maintenance of the station which costs 2.5Bs per passenger.
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SOME TOURISTIC INFORMATION THAT CAN BE OF INTEREST
Juliaca serves as a useful base for tourists planning to explore traditional Peruvian villages and features a popular Sunday market, where all kinds of hand-knitted Andean woolen clothing and alpaca goods can be found.
Plaza Bolognesi: The Plaza Bolognesi serves as the main square in the city and is surrounded by a multitude of hotels, cafes, restaurants, shops and banks. Each day an indoor market known as the Galeria de las Calceteras takes place on the Plaza where you can find handicrafts and wool products.
City Center: Central Juliaca has much character, provided by the profusion of historical churches which include Templo de la Merced on the central plaza and Iglesia Matriz de Santa Catalina.
Uros Floating Islands: Founded by the Uros people, the islands have been artificially made from the native totora reed. The Uros meticulously maintain their traditional homes and welcome visitors. The Floating Islands are accessible via Puno, 50 kilometers from Juliaca.
Accommodation: Guesthouses provide a cheap place to stay and reside around the Plaza Bolognesi, close to the railway station.