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There are 6 ways to get from Arica to Punta Arenas by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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

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Fly  •  9h 48m

  1. Fly from Arica (ARI) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) ARI - PUQ

$168 - $618

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Santiago - Terminal Alameda
  2. Take the bus from Santiago - Terminal Sur to Osorno
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Osorno to Punta Arenas

$119 - $171

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Train, bus  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the train from Arica to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Santiago
  3. Take the train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
  4. Take the bus from Chillán to Osorno
  5. Take the bus from Osorno to Punta Arenas

$485 - $542

Bus via Tacna  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Santiago
  3. Take the bus from Santiago to Osorno
  4. Take the bus from Osorno to Punta Arenas

Bus  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Santiago - San Borja
  2. Take the bus from Santiago Sur to Osorno
  3. Take the bus from Osorno to Punta Arenas

$127 - $292

Drive  •  2 days 13h

  1. Drive from Arica to Punta Arenas 3073.6 miles

$500 - $750

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The cheapest way to get from Arica to Punta Arenas is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $110 - $180 and takes 2 days 23h.

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The quickest way to get from Arica to Punta Arenas is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 9h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arica to Punta Arenas. However, there are services departing from Arica and arriving at Punta Arenas via Tacna, Santiago and Osorno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15h.

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The distance between Arica and Punta Arenas is 3857 km. The road distance is 4917.8 km.

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The best way to get from Arica to Punta Arenas without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 15h and costs $480 - $550.

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It takes approximately 9h 48m to get from Arica to Punta Arenas, including transfers.

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Arica to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Adsubliata, depart from Arica station.

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The best way to get from Arica to Punta Arenas is to fly which takes 9h 48m and costs $160 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 15h.

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There is no direct flight from Arica Airport to Punta Arenas Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Arica to Punta Arenas.
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  • Distance: 2410.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 48m

What companies run services between Arica, Chile and Punta Arenas, Chile?

LATAM Chile, JetSMART and Sky Airline fly from Arica to Punta Arenas every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arica to Punta Arenas via Tacna, Santiago, and Osorno in around 2 days 15h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arica to Punta Arenas via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Arica to Punta Arenas via Santiago, Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Arica to Punta Arenas via Santiago, Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Arica to Punta Arenas via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Arica to Punta Arenas via Santiago, Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Arica to Punta Arenas via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica
Phone
(+51) 52 611824
Website
facebook.com
Train from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tren Central
Phone
+56 22 585 5000
Email
contacto@trencentral.cl
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Salon
$17
Preferente
$33
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Chillán to Osorno
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $24
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pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$11 - $24
Premium
$28 - $40
1st Class
$29 - $45
Bus from Arica to Santiago - Terminal Alameda
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Book at
pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$40 - $85
Premium
$85 - $130
1st Class
$110 - $170
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Osorno to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Santiago Sur to Osorno
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Book at
busesng.cl
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Santiago
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Alianza Internacional del Sur
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Santiago
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Book at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Buses Ruta 5
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Norte
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Condor Bus
Phone
+56 22 822 7528
Email
clientescondor@condorbus.cl
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Terminal Sur to Osorno
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $100
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$50 - $75
Suite
$85 - $100
E.T.M.
Phone
+56 65 229 0100
Email
contacto@busesetm.cl
Website
etm.cl
Bus from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
etm.cl
Pullman San Andrés
Phone
+56 98 400 8951
Email
pullmansanandres@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Thae Bus
Website
thaebus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Terminal Sur to Osorno
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
thaebus.cl
Turibus Internacional
Website
webcds.cl
Bus and ferry from Osorno to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Book at
webcds.cl

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Arica to Punta Arenas is 4918 km. It takes approximately 2 days 13h to drive from Arica to Punta Arenas.

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Sky Airline, JetSMART and LATAM Chile offer flights from Arica Airport to Punta Arenas Airport.

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There are 198+ hotels available in Punta Arenas. Prices start at $40 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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