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 - Tacna

$3 - $7

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Arica to Tacna Arica

$6

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 - $7 and takes 1 h.

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

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The distance between Arica and Tacna is 51 km. The road distance is 55 km.

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

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

Adsubliata operates a bus from Arica to Tacna every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 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 $6 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica
Phone
(+51) 52 611824
Website
facebook.com
Train from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus operators
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 58 226 2495
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56993068508
Website
busesnortegrande.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl
Terminal Internacional ASEVERTRANS Ltda
Phone
(58) 241 390
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com

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