There are 7 ways to get from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Calama  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Calama (CJC) CUZ - CJC

$331 - $1,303

Cheapest option

Bus via Arequipa  •  27 h 59 min

  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

$45 - $141

5 alternative options

Fly to Uyuni, bus  •  20 h 17 min

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

$273 - $689

Fly to Antofagasta, bus  •  12 h 48 min

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

$331 - $1,033

Bus Trans Salvador  •  29 h 55 min

  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

$82 - $103

Train, bus  •  31 h 9 min

  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 Pozo Almonte
  5. Take the bus from La Tirana to Calama
  6. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

Drive  •  22 h 1 min

  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 27 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama is to fly which costs $330 - $1,300 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to get from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

More details

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 27 h 59 min.

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

LATAM Chile flies from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cusco to San Pedro de Atacama via Arequipa, Tacna, and Arica in around 27 h 59 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Cuzco to Calama via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Cuzco to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Cuzco to Antofagasta via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Cuzco to Antofagasta via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
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
10 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$8 - $17
Premium
$21 - $30
1st Class
$18 - $26
Bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$17 - $35
Premium
$35 - $55
1st Class
$40 - $65
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$21 - $35
Regular
$28 - $40
Suite
$40 - $60
Transzela
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
bus
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Salvador
Phone
591-2-5270280
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$17 - $23
Premium
$23 - $29
Bus from La Paz to Calama
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$25 - $35
Premium
$30 - $45
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56993068508
Website
busesnortegrande.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 57 2573929
Email
kennybus_adm@hotmail.es
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl

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