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There are 5 ways to get from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Copiapo  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to Copiapo (CPO) ANF - CPO

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Bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Copiapó Vallenar / ...

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Fly to La Serena, bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to La Serena (LSC) ANF - LSC
  2. Take the bus from La Serena to Vallenar

Bus via Antofagasta  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Copiapó Santiago

Drive  •  7h 8m

  1. Drive from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Copiapó 595.4 km

Antofagasta (ANF) to Copiapo (CPO) flights

The flight time between Antofagasta (ANF) and Copiapo (CPO) is around 5h 44m and covers a distance of around 426 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 23m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 5m. Services are operated by LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and JetSMART. Typically 48 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 21m
Layover time:
2h 23m
Total time:
5h 44m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 5m
Flight distance:
426 km
Flights per week:
48
Cheapest price:
$75
Carbon emissions:
140 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:20
Last flight departs at:
14:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Antofagasta (ANF) to Copiapo (CPO) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region is to drive, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region is to fly which costs $80 - $350 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region. However, there are services departing from Cerro Moreno and arriving at Copiapó via Antofagasta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 44m.

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The distance between Antofagasta Airport (ANF) and Atacama Region is 459 km. The road distance is 595.4 km.

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The best way to get from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region without a car is to bus which takes 6h 44m and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region, including transfers.

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Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region bus services, operated by Expreso Norte, depart from Antofagasta station.

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The best way to get from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs $80 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $90 and takes 6h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Antofagasta Airport to Copiapo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 12m and has one stopover.

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Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region bus services, operated by Expreso Norte, arrive at Copiapó station.

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Map of how to get from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region.
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  • Distance: 458.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Antofagasta Airport (ANF), Chile and Atacama Region, Chile?

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and JetSMART fly from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Caldera every 4 hours. Alternatively, Expreso Norte operates a bus from Antofagasta to Copiapó once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 5h 59m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Copiapo via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Copiapo via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Copiapo via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Antofagasta to Copiapo via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Antofagasta to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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Semi Cama
$4 - $10
Premium
$17 - $24
Cama
$10 - $14
Bus from Antofagasta to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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Semi Cama
$10 - $21
Premium
$26 - $40
Cama
$28 - $40
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Website
Expreso Norte
Semi Cama
$9 - $16
Cama
$11 - $23
Bus from Antofagasta to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
Expreso Norte
Semi Cama
$15 - $24
Cama
$21 - $35
Andimar
Website
andimar.cl
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
andimar.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$5 - $8
Salón Cama
$6 - $15
Bus from Antofagasta to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$12 - $18
Salón Cama
$17 - $29
Condor Bus
Phone
+56 22 822 7528
Email
clientescondor@condorbus.cl
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
Condor Bus
Semi Cama
$6 - $10
Cama
$9 - $14
Buses Serena Mar
Phone
+56 94 915 6683
Website
serenamar.cl
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Buses Serena Mar
Buses Palacios
Phone
+56 22 207 3522
Website
buses-palacios.cl
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
buses-palacios.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
altanetpasajes.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
altanetpasajes.cl
Los Corsarios
Phone
+56 02-7205231
Website
loscorsarios.cl
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Bus from La Serena to Vallenar
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region is 595 km. It takes approximately 7h 8m to drive from Antofagasta Airport (ANF) to Atacama Region.

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JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Antofagasta Airport to Copiapo Airport.

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