Cable Car in La Paz

Mi Teleférico

Designed by Austrian company Doppelmayr, the teleférico has been an apple in the eye of Bolivian politicians for decades. Opposition to the project faded under Morales presidency, and the initial red, green and yell…
Bus Station in Santa Cruz

Bimodal Terminal

The full-service bimodal terminal, the combined long-distance bus and train station, is 1.5km east of the center, just before the third anillo at the end of Av Brasil. The main part of the terminal is for flotas (lo…
Airport in Sucre

Alcantarí International Airport

Located in Yamparáez, 30km south of the city, Sucre's new airport is still a work in progress. The space feels mostly vacant, with few shops or eateries open, especially for night flights. Unlike the old airport, ho…
Airport in La Paz

El Alto International Airport

On the altiplano 10km via toll-road from the city center. At 4062m, it’s the world’s highest international airport; larger planes need 5km of runway to lift off and must land at twice their sea-level velocity to com…
Airline in Guayaramerín

TAM

TAM is operated by the Bolivian military, and while it typically offers cheaper fares, it reportedly is not held to the same strict safety standards as commercial airlines. Airplanes also tend to be less comfortable…
Bus in La Paz

Main Bus Terminal

This services all domestic destinations south and east of Paz, as well as international destinations. It is a 15-minute uphill walk north of the city center. Fares are relatively uniform among companies. The station…
Bus in La Paz

Villa Fátima Bus Terminal

Services Coroico, Chulumani, Guanay and other Yungas and Amazon destinations. In general, the micros are more expensive with faster and more-direct service, while the buses offer cheaper, longer and more comfortable…
Train in Tiwanaku

Empresa Ferroviaria Andina

Empresa Ferroviaria Andina runs occasional round-trip tourist trains from La Paz’s El Alto to Tiwanaku (1½-hour stop) and on to Guaqui on Lake Titicaca (2½-hour stop). The train departs El Alto on the second Sunday …
Train Station in Around Tupiza

Villazón train station

Trains run north to Tupiza (B$14 to B$60, three hours), Uyuni (B$38 to B$180, eight to nine hours) and Oruro (B$67 to B$279, 16 to 18 hours) at 3:30pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Expreso del Sur is …
Bus in Cordillera Quimsa Cruz

Flota Trans-Inquisivi

The easiest access is provided by Flota Trans-Inquisivi, which leaves daily in the early morning from La Paz for the eastern side of the range (to Quime, Inquisivi, Cajuata, Circuato, Suri, Mina Caracoles and, less …