There are 3 ways to get from Arica to Tacna by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna Arica

$3

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Arica to Tacna Arica

$5

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Arica to Tacna 34.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Arica to Tacna is to bus which costs $3 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Arica to Tacna is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arica and arriving at Tacna. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Arica and arriving at Tacna. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Arica and Tacna is 51 km. The road distance is 55.1 km.

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The best way to get from Arica to Tacna without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $3.

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The bus from Arica to Tacna takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Arica to Tacna bus services, operated by , depart from Arica station.

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Arica to Tacna train services, operated by Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica, depart from Arica station.

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The best way to get from Arica to Tacna is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $3. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Arica to Tacna.
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  • Distance: 32.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Arica, Chile and Tacna, Peru?

operates a bus from Arica to Tacna every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica operates a train from Arica to Tacna twice daily. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica
Phone
(+51) 52 611824
Website
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Train from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
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Bus operators
bus
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 58 226 2495
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl

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Arica to Tacna bus services, operated by , arrive at Tacna station.

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Tacna is 1 h behind Arica. It is currently 5:42 AM in Arica and 3:42 AM in Tacna.

Arica to Tacna train services, operated by Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica, arrive at Tacna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arica to Tacna is 55 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Arica to Tacna.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Tacna. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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