There are 7 ways to get from Calama to Lima by plane, bus 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  •  10 h 40 min

  1. CJC - LIM

$396 - $951

Cheapest option

Bus via La Tirana  •  24 h 36 min

$41 - $59

5 alternative options

Bus, bus to Antofagasta, fly  •  10 h 37 min

  1. ANF - LIM

$293 - $990

Bus  •  25 h 33 min

$46 - $64

Bus CIVA  •  31 h 6 min

$41 - $91

Bus Flores Hermanos  •  31 h 15 min

$46 - $70

Drive  •  25 h 13 min

  1. 1172.3 miles

$190 - $280

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

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and JetSMART fly from Calama to Lima every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calama to Lima via La Tirana, La Tirana, Pozo Almonte, Arica, Terminal de buses Plaza Norte, and Los Jazmines de Naranjal in around 24 h 36 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Calama to Lima via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Antofagasta to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Bus operators
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
$4 - $5
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
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
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
Ramos Cholele
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
$17
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
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
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$22 - $35
Regular Bed
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $25
Premium Semi Bed
$40 - $55
Premium Bed
$45 - $65
Cromotex
Phone
+51 (01) 424-75-75
Email
informes@cromotex.com.pe
Website
cromotex.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
cromotex.com.pe
Book at
cromotex.com.pe

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Calama and Lima is 1442 km. The road distance is 1876 km.

The cheapest way to get from Calama to Lima is to bus which costs $40 - $60 and takes 24 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Calama to Lima is to bus and fly which takes 10 h 37 min and costs $290 - $1,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Calama to Lima. However, there are services departing from Calama and arriving at Parque del Trabajo via La Tirana, Pozo Almonte, Arica and Los Jazmines de Naranjal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 40 min to get from Calama to Lima, including transfers.