There are 4 ways to get from Arica to Antofagasta by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Antofagasta Santiago / ...

$16 - $50

3 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Arica to Antofagasta 451.1 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Arica  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Arica (ARI) to Antofagasta (ANF) ARI - ANF

$138 - $468

Bus to Tacna, fly  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Fly from Tacna (TCQ) to Antofagasta (ANF) TCQ - ANF

$380 - $1,512

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The cheapest way to get from Arica to Antofagasta is to bus which costs $16 - $50 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arica to Antofagasta is to bus which costs $16 - $50 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arica and arriving at Antofagasta. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Arica and Antofagasta is 576 km. The road distance is 721.7 km.

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The best way to get from Arica to Antofagasta without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $16 - $50.

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The bus from Arica to Antofagasta takes 6 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Arica to Antofagasta bus services, operated by Pullman Bus, depart from Arica station.

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The best way to get from Arica to Antofagasta is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $16 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $130 - $470 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Arica Airport to Antofagasta Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Arica to Antofagasta bus services, operated by Pullman Bus, arrive at Antofagasta station.

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Map of how to get from Arica to Antofagasta.
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  • Distance: 359.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Arica, Chile and Antofagasta, Chile?

Pullman Bus operates a bus from Arica to Antofagasta 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Arica to Antofagasta every 3 hours.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arica to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Arica to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Tacna to Antofagasta via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Tacna to Antofagasta via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Arica to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Arica to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Bus operators
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $50
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$16 - $35
Premium
$35 - $50
1st Class
$40 - $60
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Pullman Carmelita
Phone
+56 (57) 248 3147
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 58 226 2495
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
0 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6

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