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

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Map of how to get from Calama to Santiago.
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  • Distance: 771.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

Sky Airline, JetSMART and LATAM Chile fly from Calama to Santiago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calama to Santiago via La Calera in around 21 hours 18 minutes.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Santiago
Avg. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Santiago
Avg. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Calama to Santiago
Avg. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Bus operators
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Calama to La Calera
Avg. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Bus from La Calera to Santiago - San Borja
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Calama to Santiago - San Borja
Avg. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Calama to Santiago - San Borja
Avg. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to Santiago
Avg. Duration
23 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $150
Semi Cama
$41
Premium
$82
Salón Cama
$89

How far is it from Calama to Santiago?

The distance between Calama and Santiago is 1235 km. The road distance is 1571 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Calama to Santiago?

The cheapest way to get from Calama to Santiago is to bus which costs $55 and takes 22 hours.

What is the fastest way to get from Calama to Santiago?

The quickest way to get from Calama to Santiago is to fly which takes 3 hours 55 minutes and costs $180.

Is there a direct bus between Calama and Santiago?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calama and arriving at Santiago - San Borja. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 hours.

How long does it take to get from Calama to Santiago?

It takes approximately 3 hours 55 minutes to get from Calama to Santiago, including transfers.