There are 7 ways to get from Calama to Buenos Aires by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (EZE) CJC - EZE

$269 - $709

Cheapest option

Bus, train via San Miguel de Tucumán  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Salta
  2. Take the bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucumán
  3. Take the train from San Miguel de Tucumán to Retiro

$40 - $122

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Fly to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) CJC - AEP

$202 - $912

Bus Vosa  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Salta Calama
  2. Take the bus from Salta to Retiro

$74 - $100

Bus Balut  •  33 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to San Salvador de Jujuy Calama
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Buenos Aires, Retiro Via Buenos Aires / ...

$47 - $110

Bus Brown SRL, train  •  34 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Salta
  2. Take the train from Salta to Güemes
  3. Take the bus from General Güemes to Retiro Buenos Aires

$92 - $107

Drive  •  24 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Calama to Buenos Aires 1350.8 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Calama to Buenos Aires is to bus and train which costs $35 - $130 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Calama to Buenos Aires is to fly which costs $260 - $750 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calama to Buenos Aires. However, there are services departing from Calama and arriving at Retiro via Salta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 55 min.

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The distance between Calama and Buenos Aires is 1697 km. The road distance is 2161.3 km.

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The best way to get from Calama to Buenos Aires without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 55 min and costs $70 - $100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from Calama to Buenos Aires, including transfers.

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Calama to Buenos Aires bus services, operated by Andesmar, depart from Calama station.

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The best way to get from Calama to Buenos Aires is to fly which takes 7 h 58 min and costs $260 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 32 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Calama Airport to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 43 min and has one stopover.

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Calama to Buenos Aires bus services, operated by Vosa, arrive at Retiro station.

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Map of how to get from Calama to Buenos Aires.
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  • Distance: 1060.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 58 min

What companies run services between Calama, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina?

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and Aerolíneas Argentinas fly from Calama to Buenos Aires 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calama to Buenos Aires via Salta in around 32 h 55 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Santiago, Mendoza
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Train operators
Sofse
Website
sofse.gob.ar
Train from Salta to Güemes
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
argentina.gob.ar
Cash
$1
Train from San Miguel de Tucumán to Retiro
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $65
Schedules at
argentina.gob.ar
Book at
ventas.sofse.gob.ar
Economy
$12 - $18
Regular
$15 - $22
Suite
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Calama to Salta
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Executive
$21 - $30
Suite
$30 - $34
Semi Cama
$28
Cama
$36
Bus from Calama to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Executive
$18 - $26
Suite
$25 - $29
Semi Cama
$28
Cama
$36
Vosa
Phone
(011) 4454-8893
Website
vosanet.com.ar
Bus from Salta to Retiro
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
vosanet.com.ar
Book at
vosanet.com.ar
Bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucumán
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
vosanet.com.ar
Book at
vosanet.com.ar
Balut
Phone
+54 0810-888-2258
Email
info@baluthermanos.com.ar
Website
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Buenos Aires, Retiro
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Semi Cama
$35 - $55
Suite
$60 - $70
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from San salvador de Jujuy to Retiro
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$40 - $65
Executive
$55 - $65
Suite
$65 - $75
Bus from Salta to Tucumán
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$8 - $12
Executive
$10 - $12
Suite
$12 - $14
La Veloz Del Norte
Website
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Retiro
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$9 - $15
1st Class
$10 - $15
Brown SRL
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Buenos Aires is 1 h ahead of Calama. It is currently 11:19 PM in Calama and 11:19 PM in Buenos Aires.

Yes, the driving distance between Calama to Buenos Aires is 2161 km. It takes approximately 24 h 43 min to drive from Calama to Buenos Aires.

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Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Calama Airport to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini Airport.

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There are 2011+ hotels available in Buenos Aires. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Calama to Calama Airport is to Colectivo which takes 15 min and costs $9.

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