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There are 6 ways to get from Calama to Buenos Aires by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini  •  8 h 19 min

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

$269 - $716

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Bus, train  •  2 days 0 h

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

$44 - $169

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Fly to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery  •  8 h 35 min

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

$203 - $920

Bus Balut  •  33 h 30 min

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

$53 - $176

Bus Flecha Bus  •  33 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to San Salvador de Jujuy Calama
  2. Take the bus from San salvador de Jujuy to El Talar Via Buenos Aires / ...

$95 - $170

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 $40 - $170 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Calama to Buenos Aires is to fly which costs $260 - $750 and takes 8 h 19 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 Buenos Aires, Retiro via San Salvador de Jujuy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 30 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 33 h 30 min and costs $50 - $180.

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 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 8 h 19 min and costs $260 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $180 and takes 33 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Calama Airport to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Calama to Buenos Aires bus services, operated by Balut, arrive at Buenos Aires, 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: 8 h 19 min

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

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and three other airlines fly from Calama to Buenos Aires every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calama to Buenos Aires via San Salvador de Jujuy in around 33 h 30 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Santiago, Mendoza
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Calama to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Sofse
Phone
(54-11) 3220-6300
Train from San Miguel de Tucumán to Retiro
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
argentina.gob.ar
Economy
$13 - $20
Regular
$16 - $23
Suite
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Calama to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Executive
$20 - $28
Suite
$28 - $32
Semi Cama
$47
Cama
$57
Bus from Calama to Salta
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Executive
$23 - $35
Suite
$32 - $37
Semi Cama
$47
Cama
$57
Bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Executive
$11 - $16
Suite
$17 - $20
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
$60 - $120
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$60 - $90
Suite
$80 - $100
Bed
$85 - $120
Bus from San salvador de Jujuy to El Talar
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$55 - $85
Suite
$75 - $95
Bed
$75 - $110
Bus from Salta to Tucumán
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$16 - $23
Suite
$29 - $35
Bed
$17 - $24
La Veloz Del Norte
Phone
+54 9 (387) 4002200
Website
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Retiro
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to General Pacheco
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$11 - $16
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to Salta
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $75
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Semi Cama
$75
Semi Cama w/Internet Discount
$68
Fono Bus
Chevallier
Phone
+54 0810-222-5216
Email
atencionalcliente@nuevachevallier.com
Website
nuevachevallier.com
Bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucumán
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
nuevachevallier.com
Book at
nuevachevallier.com
Semi Bed
$12 - $18
Bed
$15 - $22

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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 2332+ hotels available in Buenos Aires. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Calama to Calama Airport is to shuttle which takes 15 min and costs $8 - $15.

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