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There are 8 ways to get from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama by plane, shuttle, 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.

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Fly to Calama, shuttle  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Calama (CJC) CUZ - CJC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama

$261 - $1,021

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Bus via Arica  •  28h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Arequipa
  2. Take the bus from Arequipa to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  4. Take the bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama

$36 - $139

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Fly to Uyuni, bus  •  16h 9m

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Uyuni (UYU) CUZ - UYU
  2. Take the bus from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama

$277 - $701

Bus Trans Salvador  •  29h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Juliaca
  2. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Calama
  4. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

$55 - $108

Bus Trans Salvador #2  •  30h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

$48 - $141

Tour, bus  •  30h 36m

  1. Take the Tour from Cusco to Arequipa
  2. Take the bus from Arequipa to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  4. Take the bus from Arica to Calama
  5. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

$77 - $166

Train, bus  •  31h 47m

  1. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  4. Take the bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama

Drive  •  22h 1m

  1. Drive from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama 949.4 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $45 - $150 and takes 30h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama is to fly and shuttle which costs $260 - $1,100 and takes 7h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama. However, there are services departing from Cusco and arriving at San Pedro de Atacama via Arequipa, Tacna and Arica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 51m.

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The distance between Cusco and San Pedro de Atacama is 1117 km. The road distance is 1519.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama without a car is to bus which takes 28h 51m and costs $35 - $140.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Romeliza, depart from Cusco station.

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There is no direct flight from Cuzco Airport to Calama Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 33m and has one stopover.

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Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at San Pedro de Atacama station.

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San Pedro de Atacama is 2h ahead of Cusco. It is currently 1:35 AM in Cusco and 3:35 AM in San Pedro de Atacama.

Map of how to get from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Distance: 698.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Cusco, Peru and San Pedro de Atacama, Chile?

You can take a bus from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama via Arequipa, Tacna, and Arica in around 28h 51m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Calama via Lima
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Cuzco to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Cuzco to Calama via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Cuzco to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Denomades
Phone
+56 9 4918 4204
Email
reservas@denomades.com
Website
denomades.com
Shuttle from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
denomades.com
Book at
denomades.com
Transfer Pampa
Phone
(+56 9) 5226 0722 / 5226 0720
Email
reservas@transferpampa.cl
Website
transferpampa.cl
Shuttle from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
transferpampa.cl
Book at
transferpampa.cl
Trans Salvador
Phone
+56 58 222 8547
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$14 - $18
Premium
$18 - $23
Bus from La Paz to Calama
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$25 - $35
Premium
$30 - $45
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$17 - $23
Premium
$23 - $29
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$35 - $50
Bed
$16 - $22
VIP
$24 - $35
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Book at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $50
Bed
$14 - $19
VIP
$21 - $30
Flores Hermanos
Phone
+51 1 4800725
Email
floresruta@floreshnos.com
Website
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Movil Tours
Phone
+51 1 716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$13 - $16
Semi bed
$14 - $20
Bed
$20 - $28
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Green Toad Bus
Phone
+55 21 39420003
Email
info@greentoadbus.com
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
3 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $310
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Book at
greentoadbus.com
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Book at
busesng.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
Premium
$35 - $55
1st Class
$40 - $60
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$11 - $18
Regular
$19 - $26
VIP
$22 - $35
Ktur
Phone
+56 (055) 292 4660
Email
contacto@ktur.cl
Website
ktur.cl
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ktur.cl
Transporte Amanecer
Phone
+56 9 82555550 / 55 2 892043
Email
pullman.amanecer10@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama is 1519 km. It takes approximately 22h 1m to drive from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama.

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Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C and LATAM Chile offer flights from Cuzco Airport to Calama Airport.

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There are 245+ hotels available in San Pedro de Atacama. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Cuzco Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs $2 - $4.

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