There are 3 ways to get from Iquique to Calama by bus or car

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Bus via La Tirana  •  4 h 34 min

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

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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Calama Arica / ...

$7 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Iquique to Calama 241.4 miles

$40 - $60

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Iquique and arriving at Calama. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Iquique and Calama is 279 km. The road distance is 386.2 km.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Calama without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Iquique to Calama, including transfers.

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Iquique to Calama bus services, operated by Pullman Chacón, depart from Iquique station.

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Iquique to Calama bus services, operated by Kenny Bus, arrive at Calama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iquique to Calama is 386 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Iquique to Calama.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Calama. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Iquique to Calama.
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  • Distance: 174.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Iquique to Calama via La Tirana and La Tirana in around 4 h 34 min.

Bus operators
Pullman Chacón
Phone
+56 57 276 3934
Bus from Iquique to La Tirana
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Transportes Santa Angela
Phone
+56 57 274 1309
Email
contacto@santaangela.cl
Website
santaangela.cl
Bus from Iquique to La Tirana
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
santaangela.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Email
ayuda@pasajebus.com
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Calama
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Semi Cama
$15
Cama
$23
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Calama
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$9 - $19
Premium
$23 - $35
1st Class
$21 - $35
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Iquique to Calama
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Iquique to Calama
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
recorrido.cl

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