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There are 3 ways to get from Calama to Iquique by bus or car

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Bus Kenny Bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Calama to La Tirana
  2. Take the bus from La Tirana to Iquique Iquique

$3 - $5

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Bus Turbus  •  6h 5m

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

$7 - $24

Drive  •  5h

  1. Drive from Calama to Iquique 240.9 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Calama to Iquique is to bus which costs $3 - $5 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Calama to Iquique is to bus which costs $3 - $5 and takes 3h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calama and arriving at Iquique. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Calama and Iquique is 279 km. The road distance is 385.5 km.

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The best way to get from Calama to Iquique without a car is to bus which takes 3h 47m and costs $3 - $5.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Calama to Iquique, including transfers.

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Calama to Iquique bus services, operated by Kenny Bus, depart from Calama station.

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Calama to Iquique bus services, operated by Pullman Chacón, arrive at Iquique station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calama to Iquique is 386 km. It takes approximately 5h to drive from Calama to Iquique.

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There are 580+ hotels available in Iquique. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Calama to Iquique.
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  • Distance: 174.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

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

You can take a bus from Calama to Iquique via La Tirana and La Tirana in around 3h 47m.

Bus operators
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Email
ayuda@pasajebus.com
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Calama to La Tirana
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Bus from Calama to Iquique
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Semi Cama
$15
Cama
$23
Pullman Chacón
Phone
+56 57 276 3934
Bus from La Tirana to Iquique
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Transportes Santa Angela
Phone
+56 57 274 1309
Email
contacto@santaangela.cl
Website
santaangela.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Iquique
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
santaangela.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to Iquique
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$9 - $20
Premium
$24 - $35
1st Class
$23 - $35
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to Iquique
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to Iquique
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
recorrido.cl

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