Directions from Calama to Arica

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Recommended option

Bus Kenny Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to La Tirana
  2. Take the bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica

$10 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus Turbus  •  10 h 40 min

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

$12 - $55

Bus Geminis  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Iquique
  2. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica

$25 - $32

Drive  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Calama to Arica 375.7 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Arica (ARI) CJC - ARI

$200 - $750

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

You can take a bus from Calama to Arica via La Tirana, La Tirana, and Pozo Almonte in around 7 h 5 min. Alternatively, LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and JetSMART fly from Calama to Arica every 4 hours.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Arica via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Calama to Arica via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Arica via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Bus operators
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 57 2573929
Email
kennybus_adm@hotmail.es
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Calama to La Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Semi Cama
$22
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$17 - $35
Premium
$35 - $55
1st Class
$40 - $65
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Geminis
Phone
(55) 2 892 050 / (55) 2 892 000 / (55) 2 892 04
Email
agencia.calama@geminis.cl
Website
geminis.cl
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
geminis.cl
Bus from Calama to Iquique
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
geminis.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Pullman Carmelita
Phone
+56 (57) 248 3147
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
voyhoy.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Calama and Arica is 465 km. The road distance is 601 km.

The cheapest way to get from Calama to Arica is to bus which costs $10 - $14 and takes 7 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Calama to Arica is to bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $10 - $14.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calama and arriving at Arica. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Calama to Arica, including transfers.