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There are 5 ways to get from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Santa Cruz (VVI) IQQ - VVI

$360 - $670

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Bus  •  22h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Cochabamba
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal Cochabamba

$25 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus via Santa Cruz de la Sierra  •  22h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Cochabamba
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra Calama

$31 - $60

Bus Trans Copacabana SA  •  34h

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal Oruro

$30 - $49

Drive  •  17h 49m

  1. Drive from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra 744 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra is to bus which costs $29 - $50 and takes 34h.

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The quickest way to get from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra is to fly which costs $360 - $700 and takes 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra. However, there are services departing from Iquique and arriving at Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal via Cochabamba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 16m.

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The distance between Iquique and Santa Cruz de la Sierra is 780 km. The road distance is 1190.4 km.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra without a car is to bus which takes 22h 16m and costs $25 - $60.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra, including transfers.

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Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra bus services, operated by Trans Paraiso, depart from Iquique station.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra is to fly which takes 7h 32m and costs $360 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $60 and takes 22h 16m.

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There is no direct flight from Iquique Airport to Santa Cruz Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra bus services, operated by Trans Carrasco, arrive at Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal station.

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Map of how to get from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
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  • Distance: 487.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 32m

What companies run services between Iquique, Chile and Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia?

Amaszonas, LATAM Chile and Boliviana de Aviación fly from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra via Cochabamba in around 22h 16m.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Iquique to Santa Cruz via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Iquique to Santa Cruz via Salta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Bus operators
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Iquique to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Iquique to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Carrasco
Phone
+591 60362456 Cochabamba / 4 4225457 Cochabamba / 71490343 Sucre
Email
jose_eddyporsiempre@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flota Bolivar
Phone
+591 2 2281973 La Paz / 4 4221819 Cochabamba / 3 3625458 Santa Cruz / 4 6453849 Sucre / 4 6830856 Yacuiba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
facebook.com
Linea De Omnibuses Expreso Santa Cruz De La Sierra S.R.L.
Phone
+591-3-3471459
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
La Paz: +(591) 2282263, Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Copacabana SA
Phone
Cochabamba: +(591)44591818, +(591)72244625
Email
info@transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
3rd Class
$8 - $12
2nd Class
$12 - $17
Bus from Oruro to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
3rd Class
$11 - $15
2nd Class
$16 - $22
Expreso Mopar
Phone
+591 3 3323001 / 2 2282154
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Salvador
Pullman Jet Nort SRL
Phone
+591 2 5277355
Website
ticketsbolivia.com
Bus from Iquique to Oruro
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra is 1h behind Iquique. It is currently 12:36 AM in Iquique and 11:36 PM in Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

Yes, the driving distance between Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra is 1190 km. It takes approximately 17h 49m to drive from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

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LATAM Chile, Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas offer flights from Iquique Airport to Santa Cruz Airport.

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There are 253+ hotels available in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Iquique Airport is to Colectivo which takes 2h and costs $20.

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