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Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

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Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

hello,

are there daily departures from Rurrenabaque to La Paz? any ideas what are the departure timings?

rgds

Alex

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1. Re: Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

Yes of course there are several daily busses, but I don't know the details. In the rain season, it is not recommended at all. In La Paz, all the bus companies to this region are in the VILLA FATIMA suburb.

Edited: 24 August 2013, 09:09
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2. Re: Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

I am wondering about the same question Alex as I want to take the bus from La Paz on Thursday. On wikitravel it says that the buses DON'T leave from Villa Fatima so I don't know what to think... http://wikitravel.org/en/Rurrenabaque

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3. Re: Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

We took the bus a few years ago and although it wasn't the most comfortable journey in the world, we loved it.

Here's a very shakey video I took. The journey itself was pretty dangerous, I checked the tyres of the bus before we left though and they looked ok!

I accept no responsibility for any accidents that may occur... ;-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaXBsP1fUzs

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4. Re: Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

If you can afford to fly its only about $80 US, takes 40 mins and you will get there alive!!

I have had some terrible bus trips and some very close calls.

For a small price to pay its worth it!!

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5. Re: Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

It's the wet season and that road is downright scary. I'd highly recommend a flight instead - they are cheap as ($80) and get you there in an hour.

There are breakdowns and accidents on the road ever day which at the least lead to massive delays... Not worth it, trust me!

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6. Re: Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

I am also trying to get from La Paz to Rurrenabaque and back to La Paz. I have seen many people report flights as low as $80 from La Paz to Rurrenabaque but I am not seeing anything close to that price. What airlines/booking site were you guys looking at?

Thanks,

Leah

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7. Re: Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

Same here.. trying to find a cheap flight but on cheaptickets and skyscanner the cheapest I get is 133 euro, anybody who can help?

Thanks much!

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8. Re: Rurrenabaque to La Paz by Bus

I am getting a fare of $97 for may on http://www.amaszonas.com. Tam flights are usually $20 or so cheaper but not as frequent. Most hotels and tour agencies in LP will book flights for you at little or no cost.

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