Salar de Uyuni is an absolute must-see for all travelers to Bolivia and it’s quiet easy to get there. Whether you’re traveling from La Paz or arriving from another part of the country, it’s possible to find transportation to Uyuni from most major cities across Bolivia. However, the majority of travelers will be traveling from the Bolivian capital of La Paz to Uyuni. Keep reading to find out more information about how to get to Salar de Uyuni from Bolivia.
There are numerous bus companies operating the route from La Paz to Uyuni. You can arrange your transport once you arrive in La Paz or, if you’re traveling with the Bolivia Hop bus service, your guide will assist you with arranging a bus to continue on to Uyuni. Most people make the trip from La Paz to Uyuni on an overnight bus with a bed. These buses arrive early in the morning, allowing you to start your tour of Salar de Uyuni that same day.
Alternatively, flights from La Paz to Uyuni can be booked through several different airlines. Flying is a more expensive option at around $130 for a round trip but the flight only takes one hour, making it a good choice for travelers who are short on time.
Whatever way you choose to get to the town of Uyuni, your trip to the world’s largest salt flat Salar de Uyuni will definitely be the highlight of your trip to Bolivia. The pictures and the memories of this extraordinary and otherworldly place with last a lifetime. You truly will not believe your eyes when you see this place. Make sure to take advantage of all the information available and book the tour that’s right for you! Find out more about Salar de Uyuni tours here.