Nestled in the Andes mountains of Bolivia at an altitude of over 3,500 meters, La Paz offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. This colourful and vibrant city mixes traditional Andean culture and modern urban life. Packed with rich history and culture, it is known as “Nuestra Señora de La Paz” (Our Lady of Peace) where travellers can enjoy lively street markets, delicious local cuisine, fantastic museums, galleries and friendly locals.
Depending on your time and budget, there are two different options to transport from La Paz Airport to the city; via taxi or bus. The bus from El Alto airport to La Paz is the cheapest option as it only costs €0.70 (BOB 5.00) per person for a one-way ticket and takes about 50 minutes, excluding waiting times. The taxi from La Paz Airport to the city centre is the fastest and most convenient option, which comes at the cost of around €22 (BOB 160) and usually takes from 30 up to 40 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to La Paz at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.