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There are 5 ways to get from Antofagasta to Mollendo by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Arequipa, taxi

  1. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to Arequipa (AQP)
  2. Take a taxi from Arequipa to Mollendo

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Bus, taxi via Ilo

  1. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Ilo
  4. Take a taxi from Ilo to Mollendo

Fly to Arica, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to Arica (ARI)
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Ilo
  3. Take a taxi from Ilo to Mollendo

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  4. Take a taxi from Arequipa to Mollendo

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  1. Drive from Antofagasta to Mollendo
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International entry into Peru from Chile

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Chile
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Peru land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Peru from Chile

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14 day mandatory self quarantine
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Peru from Chile.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mollendo is 113.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mollendo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mollendo is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 113.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Chile from Peru.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Gobierno de Peru.

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The cheapest way to get from Antofagasta to Mollendo is to bus and taxi via Ilo which costs $50 - $90 and takes 16h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Antofagasta to Mollendo is to fly and taxi which costs $140 - $370 and takes 8h 19m.

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The distance between Antofagasta and Mollendo is 756 km. The road distance is 1030.4 km.

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The best way to get from Antofagasta to Mollendo without a car is to bus and taxi via Ilo which takes 16h 26m and costs $50 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8h 19m to get from Antofagasta to Mollendo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Antofagasta Airport to Arequipa Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 10m and has one stopover.

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Mollendo is 1h behind Antofagasta. It is currently 6:35 AM in Antofagasta and 5:35 AM in Mollendo.

Yes, the driving distance between Antofagasta to Mollendo is 1030 km. It takes approximately 13h 38m to drive from Antofagasta to Mollendo.

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

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There are two+ hotels available in Mollendo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Antofagasta to Mollendo.
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  • Distance: 756.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 19m

What companies run services between Antofagasta, Chile and Mollendo, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Antofagasta to Mollendo. However, you can take the taxi to Antofagasta airport, fly to Arequipa, then take the taxi to Mollendo. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Antofagasta airport, fly to Arica, take the walk to Arica Airport, take the shuttle to Tacna, take the walk to Tacna, take the bus to Ilo, then take the taxi to Mollendo.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Arequipa via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Antofagasta to Arica via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Arequipa via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Antofagasta to Arica via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Antofagasta to Arica via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Arequipa via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Antofagasta to Arica via La Serena
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Bus operators
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Ilo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $27
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Bed Regular
$23 - $30
Economy
$5 - $8
Semi Bed
$7 - $10
Bed Premium
$15 - $19
Suite
$14 - $20
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 22 641 9926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Arica
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
recorrido.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Arica
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$12 - $25
Premium
$29 - $40
Cama
$35 - $50
Transporte Moquegua Turismo
Phone
+51 053 464618 // +51 054 431545
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
transportesmoquegua.com.pe
Other operators
Taxi from Arequipa to Mollendo
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Taxitel
Phone
+51 54 452-020
Website
taxitel.com.pe
Taxi Turismo Arequipa
Phone
+51 54 458-888
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Mundo
Phone
+51 54 200-900
Website
taximundo.com

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The best way to get from Antofagasta to Antofagasta Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $21 - $26.

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