There are 4 ways to get from Calama to La Paz by bus, car or plane

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

Bus Trans Salvador  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Calama to La Paz Calama

$23 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus Bus Fer  •  23 h 14 min

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

$11

2 alternative options

Drive  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Calama to La Paz 617.1 miles

$100 - $150

Bus, fly  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni
  2. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to La Paz (LPB) UYU - LPB

$97 - $362

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calama to La Paz is to bus which costs $11 and takes 23 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calama to La Paz is to bus and fly which costs $95 - $370 and takes 10 h 3 min.

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The distance between Calama and La Paz is 668 km. The road distance is 987.3 km.

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The bus from Calama to La Paz takes 17 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calama and arriving at La Paz. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 17 h.

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Map of how to get from Calama to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 417.5 miles
  • Duration: 17 h

What companies run services between Calama, Chile and La Paz, Bolivia?

Trans Salvador operates a bus from Calama to La Paz once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 17 h.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Bus operators
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 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
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to Iquique
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Bus Fer
Phone
+59 17 940 7111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Iquique to La Paz
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from Iquique to La Paz
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com

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