How to travel from Humahuaca to Salta, Argentina

The distance between Humahuaca and Salta is around 244km (152 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take a taxi which takes around 2h 45m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Humahuaca to Salta by bus, taxi and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out SaltaHumahuaca if you're planning a return trip.

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Bus via Ciudad Perico

Take the bus to Ciudad Perico and then to Salta.

  • Duration4hrs
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 1,400($11)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Taxi

Take a taxi to Salta.

  • Duration2h 45m
  • Departson demand
  • Typical cost
    ARS 10,190($80)
Operated by

Remisería 2 de Abril

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Drive

Drive to Salta.

  • Duration2h 45m
  • Distance244km (152 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Humahuaca and Salta

There are several options for getting from Humahuaca to Salta by bus, taxi and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 635 ($5) and will take around 4h 30m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take a taxi and arrive in approximately 2h 45m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 10,190 ($80).

The distance between Humahuaca and Salta is around 244km (152 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 234km (146 miles)

It takes around 4h 30m to get from Humahuaca and Salta by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 2h 45m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Humahuaca to Salta is to take a taxi which takes around 2h 45m and will set you back approx ARS 10,190 ($80).

The cheapest way to travel between Humahuaca and Salta, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 635 ($5) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Humahuaca and Salta. We recommend that you take a taxi to Salta. instead which will take 2h 45m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Humahuaca and Salta. It typically takes around 4h 30m and departs 5 times a day.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Humahuaca and Salta with no changeovers required. The bus runs 5 times a day and takes 4h 30m.

Balut, Flecha Bus and Andesmar run regular bus services between Humahuaca and Salta. Buses run 5 times a day and take around 4h 30m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Humahuaca to Salta. We recommend that you take the bus to Salta. instead which will take 4h 30m.

The closest major airport to Salta is Gobernador Horacio Guzmán International Airport (JUJ) (JUJ) which is approximately 108km (67 miles) from Salta. Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport (SLA) (SLA) and Teniente Benjamín Matienzo International Airport (TUC) (TUC) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Humahuaca and Salta. The distance is around 244km (152 miles) by road and it will take around 2h 45m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Humahuaca to Salta is to take the bus which takes, on average, 4h 30m and will usually cost around ARS 635 ($5).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Humahuaca and Salta

Transport options from Humahuaca to Salta
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Bus via Ciudad Perico + 1 similar
4hrs
ARS 1,400($11)
once daily252km (157 miles)
Bus4h 30m
ARS 635($5)
every 4 hours245km (152 miles)
Taxi
2h 45m
ARS 10,190($80)
on demand244km (152 miles)
Drive
2h 45m
ARS 3,440($27)
on demand244km (152 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Humahuaca and Salta

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Airports near Salta

The following major airports near Salta offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Argentina and internationally.

JUJ
Gobernador Horacio Guzmán International Airport (JUJ)
International Airport
Distance
108km (67 miles) from Salta
SLA
Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport (SLA)
International Airport
Distance
118km (73 miles) from Salta
TUC
Teniente Benjamín Matienzo International Airport (TUC)
International Airport
Distance
207km (128 miles) from Salta