Oruro is well connected with La Paz, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba and Potosi as well as countries like Argentina, Chile and Peru.

It's been a major mining centre and railway hub, but with the closing of the mine and with more and more rail connections ceasing, the town is about to lose its importance. Currently Oruro train has southbound services to Uyuni and beyond.

Oruro city distances

Cities to Oruro Kilometers Travel Time
Cochabamba - Oruro 210 Km. 4 to 5 hours
La Paz - Oruro 231 Km. 3.5 to 4 hours
Potosí - Oruro 322 Km. 5 to 5.5 Hours
Santa Cruz - Oruro 683 Km. 18 to 20 hours
Uyuni - Oruro 533 Km. 7 hours
Sucre - Oruro 483 Km. 6.5 hours
Sajama - Oruro 307 Km. 4 to 5 hours