Directions from Calama to Cusco

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Recommended option

Bus to Uyuni, fly  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni
  2. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Cuzco (CUZ) UYU - CUZ

$265 - $674

Cheapest option

Bus via Arequipa  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  4. Take the bus from Arequipa to Cusco

$47 - $121

5 alternative options

Bus, bus to Antofagasta, fly  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Baquedano
  2. Take the bus from Baquedano to Antofagasta
  3. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to Cuzco (CUZ) ANF - CUZ

$330 - $1,030

Bus, Minibus to Iquique, fly  •  23 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to La Tirana
  2. Take the Minibus from Pica to Iquique Airport
  3. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Cuzco (CUZ) IQQ - CUZ

$462 - $1,614

Bus, train  •  29 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to La Tirana
  2. Take the bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  4. Take the bus from Tacna to Puno
  5. Take the train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq

Bus Trans Salvador  •  30 h

  1. Take the bus from Calama to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Cusco

$77 - $92

Drive  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Calama to Cusco 887.6 miles

$140 - $220

What companies run services between Calama, Chile and Cusco, Peru?

You can take a bus from Calama to Cusco via Arica, Tacna, and Arequipa in around 26 h 19 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Antofagasta to Cuzco via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Iquique to Cuzco via La Paz, Lima
Ave. Duration
15 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Iquique to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Uyuni to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $480
Flights from Iquique to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
17 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Trans Salvador
Phone
591-2-5270280
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$11 - $15
Premium
$15 - $19
Bus from Calama to La Paz
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$23 - $35
Premium
$30 - $40
Bus from La Paz to Cusco
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$17 - $23
Premium
$23 - $29
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to Baquedano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $21
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$4 - $11
Premium
$15 - $21
1st Class
$9 - $13
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Baquedano to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Baquedano to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
pullman.cl
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
Minibus
Bus from Pica to Iquique Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
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
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
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Transportes Reyna
Phone
+51 54 429339
Email
transreyna@reyna.com.pe
Website
reyna.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
reyna.com.pe
Movil Tours
Transzela
Phone
+51 51 353822
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
redbus.pe
Book at
redbus.pe
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Expreso Turismo San Martin Nobleza
Phone
+51 951977185
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Puno
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from La Paz to Cusco
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Calama and Cusco is 1044 km. The road distance is 1420 km.

The cheapest way to get from Calama to Cusco is to bus which costs $45 - $130 and takes 26 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Calama to Cusco is to bus and fly which takes 11 h 20 min and costs $330 - $1,100.

No, there is no direct bus from Calama to Cusco. However, there are services departing from Calama and arriving at Cusco via Arica, Tacna and Arequipa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 23 min to get from Calama to Cusco, including transfers.