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

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Fly  •  3h 16m

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

$58 - $318

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Bus via Pozo Almonte  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
  2. Take the bus from Pozo Almonte to Antofagasta Arica

$10 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 50m

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

$16 - $40

Bus Pullman Bus  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Mejillones Antofagasta
  2. Take the bus from Mejillones to Antofagasta Antofagasta

$26 - $34

Drive  •  9h 54m

  1. Drive from Arica to Antofagasta 451.1 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Arica to Antofagasta is to bus which costs $10 - $22 and takes 9h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Arica to Antofagasta is to fly which costs $55 - $320 and takes 3h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arica and arriving at Antofagasta. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 50m.

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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 9h 41m and costs $10 - $22.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Arica to Antofagasta, including transfers.

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Arica to Antofagasta bus services, operated by Buses Norte Grande, depart from Arica station.

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The best way to get from Arica to Antofagasta is to fly which takes 3h 16m and costs $55 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10 - $22 and takes 9h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Arica Airport to Antofagasta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Arica to Antofagasta bus services, operated by Turbus, 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: 3h 16m

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

JetSMART flies from Arica to Antofagasta 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arica to Antofagasta via Pozo Almonte and Pozo Almonte in around 9h 41m.

Airlines
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Bus operators
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
6 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
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$16 - $35
Premium
$35 - $50
1st Class
$40 - $60
Salón Cama
$30
Semi Cama
$19
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Mejillones
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Mejillones to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Semi Cama
$18
Salón Cama
$32
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
Pullman Carmelita
Phone
+56 (57) 248 3147
Bus from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
10h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
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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Yes, the driving distance between Arica to Antofagasta is 722 km. It takes approximately 9h 54m to drive from Arica to Antofagasta.

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JetSMART offers flights from Arica Airport to Antofagasta Airport.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Antofagasta. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arica to Arica Airport is to Colectivo which takes 30m and costs $18.

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