In order to travel from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni you must go to the bus terminal located on Avenida Tumisa. The buses leave every day at 3:00am and 9:45am, and they arrive at 3:00pm and 8:00pm in Uyuni on Avenida Cabrera.
distance between the cities of San Pedro de Atacama, in Chile, and Uyuni in
Bolivia, is 520 km and the trip by bus between these cities takes around 12
hours. The trip is very popular among travelers who want to visit the Uyuni
Salt Flat, the largest salt flat in the world and who are coming from Chile.
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San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni Bus Timetable
Cruz del Norte
TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA TO UYUNI
Tickets Bolivia offers one bus travel option for this journey:
Direct trip: There are direct buses from San Pedro de Atacama a Uyuni. Buses leave from Avenida Cabrera, where the bus agencies are located. The journey takes between 11 and 12 hours. There are two bus companies doing this route every day: Cruz del Norte (bus semi lie-flat) leaves at 3:00am and Trans Salvador (bus semi lie-flat), leaves at 9:45am. Buses stop in Calama before arriving in San Pedro de Atacama.
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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.
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