Uyuni is located at a distance of 734 km from the city of La Paz, in the department of Potosí, the direct trip by bus lasts approximately 10 hours. This place is the entry point to the unmistakable Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world and one of the most important tourist attractions in Bolivia.
The buses from La Paz to Uyuni leave in the evening every day. Travelers take the bus from the bus terminal in the city of La Paz, located on Avenida Peru. Before boarding the bus, each traveler must pay the "terminal use" wich costs Bs 2.5 per person.Halfway through the journey, the bus stop in the towns of Challapata or Oruro, where passengers can buy a snack and stretch their legs. arriving in the town of Uyuni in the early hours of the day. The bus stop is Uynuni is on Avenida Cabrera.
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