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How to get Uyuni from San Pedro de Atacama in 2022 (updated every week)

The best ways to get to Uyuni from San Pedro de Atacama! 2022 updated information on how to get to Uyuni from San Pedro de Atacama. We verify the pros/cons traveling by bus or taking a tour 3-4 days.

How to get to Uyuni from San Pedro de Atacama?

By bus: First, we must take a bus from the San Pedro de Atacama terminal to the city of Calama, there are several buses and large vans, regardless of the company, and the costs range from $4 to $15. Once you arrive in Calama, there are only 2 buses that cross the border and take you to the town of Uyuni, these companies are:


Trans-Salvador (18 – 32$)
Cruz del Norte ($18 – $32)


The buses leave either very early or in the afternoon at approximately 3 pm. Personally, this option is not the best decision, the time lost is high and you can take advantage of it by taking a tour as I explain below, additionally, both buses are terribly uncomfortable. You can book online here:


Taking a tour: After visiting the Atacama for 3 or 4 days, many travelers want to jump to continue their journey to Bolivia; That is why within San Pedro you can find tours to Uyuni from Atacama that makeup 3 days if you want to finish in Uyuni or 4 days if you want to visit the deserts and Uyuni for 3 days and 1 day returning to San Pedro de Atacama. Prices range from $155 to $300 on shared tours, as well as finding private tours that have a higher budget. I definitely recommend this option, the wonders you will find along the way will be worth spending extremely cold nights and the constant dust.

My name is @jeffrysoria, in 10 years working in tourism in Bolivia I have experienced all the problems that a tourist or explorer-like you may have, the absence of good information on the internet or the little that is not updated is really a big stone in the shoe for everyone, that is why I have taken the time to travel through 2022 (April and many years) and write this lines where you will able to resolve all the problems you may have by separately and choose only what you need.

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