There are 6 ways to get from Calama to Cusco 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Calama  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Cuzco (CUZ) CJC - CUZ

$387 - $1,404

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 h

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

$77 - $92

4 alternative options

Bus to Antofagasta, fly  •  10 h 38 min

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

$330 - $1,023

Bus, train, Tour  •  30 h 17 min

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

$99 - $168

Bus, train  •  35 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Puno
  3. Take the train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq

$235 - $3,150

Drive  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Calama to Cusco 887.6 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Calama to Cusco is to bus which costs $75 - $95 and takes 30 h.

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The quickest way to get from Calama to Cusco is to fly which costs $380 - $1,400 and takes 8 h 58 min.

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The distance between Calama and Cusco is 1044 km. The road distance is 1420.2 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 58 min to get from Calama to Cusco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calama to Cusco. However, there are services departing from Calama and arriving at Cusco via La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h.

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

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Calama to Cusco bus services, operated by Trans Salvador, depart from Calama station.

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Map of how to get from Calama to Cusco.
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  • Distance: 652.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 58 min

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

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Calama to Cusco every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calama to Cusco via La Paz in around 30 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Cuzco via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Calama to Cuzco via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Antofagasta to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Antofagasta to Cuzco via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Antofagasta to Cuzco via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Antofagasta to Cuzco via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Antofagasta to Cuzco via Lima, Juliaca
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Train operators
Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica
Phone
(+51) 52 611824
Website
facebook.com
Train from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Trans Salvador
Phone
591-2-5270280
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
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
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
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
$15
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Book at
oltursa.pe
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com

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