How To Get From Puno to La Paz Best Way – You can go by bus and private transfer.
What is The Distance From Puno to La Paz?
The distance from Puno to La Paz is 263 kilometers. Click here to book online Puno activities and day trips
The travel time by car from Puno to La Paz is around 5 hours. Read here how to get from La Paz to Puno the reverse way.
What is The Cheapest Way From Puno to La Paz?
The cheapest way from Puno to La Paz is by bus for $17 USD you can book online and it will take 8 hours.
WHERE TO STAY IN LA PAZ
You can stay in a private hostel room will cost at least $10 to $15 USD a night in La Paz. The best value in the country is family-run hotels which are often called Hostals or Alojamientos. You can get it for $30-50 USD a mid-budget accommodation in Bolivia. For $50 USD and up it will make you feel at home and comfortable.
BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE
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HOW TO GET FROM PUNO TO LA PAZ
BY BUS FROM PUNO TO LA PAZ (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Puno to La Paz is by bus. There are a few buses running that you can book online with different prices depending on the schedule and travel time
BUS SCHEDULE FROM PUNO TO LA PAZ
The bus schedule from Puno leaves at 7 am and gets at 3 30 pm to La Paz. The bus fare from Puno to La Paz is $17 USD and you can book online or at the ticket counter at La Paz Bus Terminal.
The bus travel time is around 8 hours and you will not save one night of accommodation since it runs during the day.
BEST WAY FROM PUNO TO LA PAZ
The best way from Puno to La Paz is by bus for $17 USD you can book online if you are on a budget and 8 hours.
TIPS TO AVOID ALTITUDE SICKNESS
The best tip for avoiding altitude sickness based on our experience is having a pill for altitude sickness before your trip every 12 hours for 3 days.
Apart from having a pill make sure you drink water, avoid alcohol as much as you can and try to sleep longer. Try to make your day easy and slow the first two days in Puno if you have enough time.
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About the Author: Ruben, co-founder of Gamintraveler.com since 2014, is a seasoned traveler from Spain who has explored over 100 countries since 2009. Known for his extensive travel adventures across South America, Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Africa, Ruben combines his passion for adventurous yet sustainable living with his love for cycling, highlighted by his remarkable 5-month bicycle journey from Spain to Norway. He currently resides in Spain, where he continues to share his travel experiences alongside his partner, Rachel, and their son, Han.