There are 6 ways to get from Arequipa to Calama by bus, 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 via La Tirana  •  15 h 20 min

  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 La Tirana to Calama

Cheapest option

Bus Frontera del Norte  •  16 h 15 min

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

$28 - $55

4 alternative options

Drive  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Arequipa to Calama 641.5 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Arequipa to Antofagasta, bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to Antofagasta (ANF) AQP - ANF
  2. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Calama

$251 - $1,024

Bus, bus to Arica, fly to Calama  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Fly from Arica (ARI) to Calama (CJC) ARI - CJC

$140 - $506

Fly Arequipa to Uyuni, bus  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to Uyuni (UYU) AQP - UYU
  2. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama

$380 - $990

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arequipa to Calama is to bus which costs $28 - $60 and takes 16 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arequipa to Calama is to fly and bus which costs $250 - $1,100 and takes 9 h 22 min.

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The distance between Arequipa and Calama is 727 km. The road distance is 1026.3 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 15 h 20 min to get from Arequipa to Calama, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arequipa to Calama. However, there are services departing from Arequipa and arriving at Calama via Tacna, Arica, Pozo Almonte and La Tirana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 20 min.

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

You can take a bus from Arequipa to Calama via Tacna, Arica, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana, and La Tirana in around 15 h 20 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arequipa to Antofagasta via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Arequipa to Antofagasta via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Arica to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Arica to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Lima, La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Cuzco, La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Lima, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Lima, La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Cuzco, Lima, La Paz
Ave. Duration
16 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Arica to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Arica to Calama via Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Lima, Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Bus operators
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
bus
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 57 2573929
Email
kennybus_adm@hotmail.es
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to Calama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Arica to Calama
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
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

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