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

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna Via Tacna

$2 - $6

2 alternative options

Train  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the train from Arica to Tacna Arica

$6

Drive  •  50m

  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 $2 - $6 and takes 1h.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arica and arriving at Tacna. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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

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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 1h and costs $2 - $6.

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The bus from Arica to Tacna takes 1h including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Arica to Tacna bus services, operated by Adsubliata, 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 1h and costs $2 - $6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 and takes 1h 15m.

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

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

Adsubliata operates a bus from Arica to Tacna hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 1h. 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 1h 15m.

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
Bus operators
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
bus-america.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
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busesng.cl

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

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Tacna is 2h behind Arica. It is currently 10:56 AM in Arica and 8:56 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 50m to drive from Arica to Tacna.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Tacna. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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