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

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Fly  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to Antofagasta (ANF) AQP - ANF

$243 - $1,004

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Bus  •  17h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Antofagasta

$26 - $92

3 alternative options

Bus via Pozo Almonte  •  17h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
  4. Take the bus from Pozo Almonte to Antofagasta

Bus Pullman Bus  •  20h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Mejillones
  4. Take the bus from Mejillones to Antofagasta

$35 - $86

Drive  •  16h

  1. Drive from Arequipa to Antofagasta 717 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Arequipa to Antofagasta is to bus which costs $25 - $95 and takes 17h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Arequipa to Antofagasta is to fly which costs $240 - $1,000 and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arequipa to Antofagasta. However, there are services departing from Arequipa and arriving at Antofagasta via Tacna, Arica and Pozo Almonte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 20m.

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The distance between Arequipa and Antofagasta is 815 km. The road distance is 1147.2 km.

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The best way to get from Arequipa to Antofagasta without a car is to bus which takes 17h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Arequipa to Antofagasta, including transfers.

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Arequipa to Antofagasta bus services, operated by Flores Hermanos, depart from Arequipa station.

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The best way to get from Arequipa to Antofagasta is to fly which takes 5h 47m and costs $240 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Arequipa Airport to Antofagasta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 58m and has one stopover.

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Arequipa to Antofagasta bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at Antofagasta station.

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Map of how to get from Arequipa to Antofagasta.
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  • Distance: 509.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

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

LATAM Chile, LC Perú and two other airlines fly from Arequipa to Antofagasta 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arequipa to Antofagasta via Tacna, Arica, Pozo Almonte, and Pozo Almonte in around 17h 20m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arequipa to Antofagasta via Lima
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Arequipa to Antofagasta via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Bus operators
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Book at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $50
Bed
$14 - $19
VIP
$22 - $30
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
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busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
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pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$10 - $22
Premium
$25 - $35
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
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pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
Premium
$35 - $50
1st Class
$40 - $60
Salón Cama
$30
Semi Cama
$19
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Arica to Mejillones
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Mejillones to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Megatur
Website
megatur.cl
Bus from Mejillones to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
megatur.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Email
ayuda@pasajebus.com
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Mejillones to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Semi Cama
$5

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Antofagasta is 2h ahead of Arequipa. It is currently 4:32 PM in Arequipa and 6:32 PM in Antofagasta.

Yes, the driving distance between Arequipa to Antofagasta is 1147 km. It takes approximately 16h to drive from Arequipa to Antofagasta.

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LC Perú and LATAM Chile offer flights from Arequipa Airport to Antofagasta Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Antofagasta. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arequipa to Arequipa Airport is to taxi which takes 13m and costs $3 - $4.

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