Convenient lettered micros and trufis display their destinations and run to all corners of the city (B$2). Micros to Quillacollo, Pahirumani & Sipe Sipe leave from the intersection of Avs Ayacucho and Aroma near the bus terminal.

Car & Motorcycle

Rental cars are available at Europcar and Sudamericana Rent-a-Car, but there's no reason to rent just to get around the city and the immediate environs. If you want to explore further afield, you'll need a 4WD. Traffic around downtown, especially at rush hour, is bumper to bumper.


The taxi fare around the center of Cochabamba is B$6 per person. An extra boliviano is charged if you cross the river or go far to the south. At night, a taxi to La Recoleta runs around B$10. Drivers will ask for B$15 from the center to various micro stops south of Av 6 de Agosto. To accommodations around Quillacollo it's B$35 to B$40. For a radio taxi, ring Radio Taxi SJ.