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There are 5 ways to get from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra by plane, bus 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  •  7 h 47 min

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

$360 - $670

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 13 min

  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 Aiquile  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Cochabamba
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Aiquile
  3. Take the bus from Aiquile to Santa Cruz - Tercer Anillo

$27 - $52

Bus via Colchane  •  23 h 58 min

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

$51

Drive  •  17 h 49 min

  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 $27 - $55 and takes 22 h 37 min.

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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 7 h 47 min.

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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 22 h 13 min.

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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 22 h 13 min and costs $25 - $60.

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It takes approximately 7 h 47 min 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 7 h 47 min and costs $360 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $60 and takes 22 h 13 min.

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There is no direct flight from Iquique Airport to Santa Cruz Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min 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: 7 h 47 min

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 once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra via Cochabamba in around 22 h 13 min.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Iquique to Santa Cruz via La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Iquique to Santa Cruz via Salta
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
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
13 h
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
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Colchane to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
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
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.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
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Copacabana SA
Phone
Cochabamba: +(591)44591818, +(591)72244625
Email
info@transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from Cochabamba Bus Terminal to Santa Cruz Bimodal Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
3rd Class
$8 - $12
2nd Class
$12 - $17
Bus from Cochabamba to Aiquile
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
3rd Class
$4 - $7
2nd Class
$6 - $8
Flota Unificado
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.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
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10 h
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
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Expreso Mopar
Phone
+591 3 3323001 / 2 2282154
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transporte Señor de Burgos
Phone
+591 4 4303530 Cochabamba / 4 4342227 Mizque
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Aiquile to Santa Cruz - Tercer Anillo
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus Fer
Phone
+59 17 940 7111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Iquique to Colchane
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Alteño
Phone
+(591)4234600 - 4258600
Email
info@terbuscbbasa.com.bo
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Flota Punata
Phone
+59144256955
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sites.google.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Iquique to Santa Cruz de la Sierra is 1190 km. It takes approximately 17 h 49 min 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 244+ hotels available in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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

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