In order to travel from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama, you need to first take a bus to Uyuni and, from there, another to San Pedro. The small desert city on the Atacama Desert is very quaint and offers many outdoor tourist attractions. La Paz, on the other hand, is the seat of government of Bolivia and the largest city in the Andes region.
The distance beteen the two cities is 1.085 km, and the trip by land takes around 18 hours, including the time it takes to clear migration at the border. There are daily departures from La Paz to Uyuni in night buses. The buses that travel from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama leave every day días at 13:30 with the bus company Trans Salvador.
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La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama Bus Timetable
TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM LA PAZ TO SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
Tickets Bolivia offers the following options for this route:
Trip with a scale: There are no direct trips between La Paz and San Pedro de Atacama, so you need to divide it in two parts:
From La Paz to Uyuni: the company Cruz del Norte has daily departures at 22:30 in lie-flat buses. You arrive in Uyuni at 07:00 am the next day.
From Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama: the company Trans Salvador leaves every day at 13:30, and arrives in San Pedro de Atacama at 00:00 (midnight).
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