There are 7 ways to get from Antofagasta to Salar de Uyuni by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Calama Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$17 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus via Paihuano / Av. Pedro Aguirre Cerda  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$11 - $19

5 alternative options

Bus via Antofagasta  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$20 - $39

Bus, train  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Ollagüe
  3. Take the train from Avaroa to Uyuní

$17 - $48

Drive  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Antofagasta to Salar de Uyuni 393.5 miles

$65 - $95

Bus to Iquique, fly to Uyuni  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Iquique - Esmeralda
  2. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Uyuni (UYU) IQQ - UYU

$541 - $1,177

Fly Antofagasta to Calama, bus  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to Calama (CJC) ANF - CJC
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$142 - $482

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Antofagasta to Salar de Uyuni is to bus which costs $11 - $19 and takes 15 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Antofagasta to Salar de Uyuni is to drive which takes 12 h 37 min and costs $65 - $95.

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The distance between Antofagasta and Salar de Uyuni is 511 km. The road distance is 630 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 38 min to get from Antofagasta to Salar de Uyuni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antofagasta to Salar de Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Antofagasta and arriving at Salar de Uyuni via Calama and Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Antofagasta, Chile and Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Antofagasta to Salar de Uyuni via Calama, Calama, Uyuni, and Salar de Uyuni in around 13 h 38 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Antofagasta to Calama via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Iquique to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Iquique to Uyuni via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Iquique to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Avaroa to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $5
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$2 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$8 - $11
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $25
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$5 - $14
Premium
$17 - $25
1st Class
$12 - $19
Bus from Antofagasta to Iquique - Esmeralda
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$10 - $22
Premium
$25 - $40
1st Class
$24 - $35
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl

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