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There are 6 ways to get from Iquique to Mollendo by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique - Tnal.Esmeralda to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Ilo
  4. Take a taxi from Ilo to Mollendo

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Bus, taxi via Iquique  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Ilo
  4. Take a taxi from Ilo to Mollendo

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Bus, taxi via Pozo Almonte  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Humberstone to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Ilo
  4. Take a taxi from Ilo to Mollendo

Bus, taxi #2  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  4. Take a taxi from Arequipa to Mollendo

Drive  •  8h 38m

  1. Drive from Iquique to Mollendo 626.1 km

Bus, fly, taxi  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Fly from Tacna (TCQ) to Arequipa (AQP) TCQ - AQP
  4. Take a taxi from Arequipa to Mollendo

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The cheapest way to get from Iquique to Mollendo is to bus and taxi via Pozo Almonte which costs $40 - $75 and takes 11h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Iquique to Mollendo is to drive which takes 8h 38m and costs $65 - $95.

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The distance between Iquique and Mollendo is 405 km. The road distance is 626.1 km.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Mollendo without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 10h 4m and costs $50 - $95.

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It takes approximately 10h 4m to get from Iquique to Mollendo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tacna Airport to Arequipa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 9m and has one stopover.

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Mollendo is 1h behind Iquique. It is currently 9:59 AM in Iquique and 8:59 AM in Mollendo.

Yes, the driving distance between Iquique to Mollendo is 626 km. It takes approximately 8h 38m to drive from Iquique to Mollendo.

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LATAM Chile offers flights from Tacna Airport to Arequipa Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Mollendo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Iquique to Mollendo.
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  • Distance: 405.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 4m

What companies run services between Iquique, Chile and Mollendo, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Iquique to Mollendo. However, you can take the bus to Arica, take the bus to Tacna, take the bus to Ilo, then take the taxi to Mollendo. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Arica, take the bus to Tacna, take the bus to Ilo, then take the taxi to Mollendo.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tacna to Arequipa via Lima
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique - Tnal.Esmeralda to Arica
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$5 - $13
Premium
$18 - $26
Cama
$15 - $21
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$5 - $13
Premium
$18 - $26
Cama
$15 - $21
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
recorrido.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Ilo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $27
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Bed Regular
$23 - $30
Economy
$5 - $8
Semi Bed
$7 - $10
Bed Premium
$15 - $19
Suite
$14 - $20
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Email
clientes@pullmanbus.cl
Website
pullmanbus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
pullmanbus.cl
Semi Cama
$7 - $10
Salón Cama
$9 - $18
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Pullman San Andrés
Phone
+56 9 3379 8168
Email
pullmansanandres@gmail.com
Website
pullmansanandres.cl
Bus from Humberstone to Arica
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
pullmansanandres.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Kenny Bus
Transporte Moquegua Turismo
Phone
+51 053 464618 // +51 054 431545
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
transportesmoquegua.com.pe
Other operators
Taxi from Ilo to Mollendo
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Taxi Line
Phone
+51 53 481-600
Website
facebook.com
Radio Taxi Ilo Tours
Phone
+51 53 482-886
Website
ilotourssg.blogspot.com

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