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There are 9 ways to get from Iquique to Tupiza by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Expreso Diamante  •  22h

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Tupiza

$29 - $33

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Bus, train  •  22h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Oruro
  2. Take the train from Oruro to Tupiza Expreso del Sur / ...

$23 - $45

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Bus, train via Calama  •  22h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to La Tirana
  2. Take the bus from La Tirana to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Ollagüe
  4. Take the train from Avaroa to Uyuní
  5. Take the train from Uyuní to Tupiza

Bus, train #2  •  23h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni
  3. Take the train from Uyuní to Tupiza

$24 - $51

Bus via Atocha  •  31h

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Atocha
  3. Take the bus from Atocha to Tupiza

Drive  •  11h 44m

  1. Drive from Iquique to Tupiza 428.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Uyuni, train  •  13h 59m

  1. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Uyuni (UYU) IQQ - UYU
  2. Take the train from Uyuní to Tupiza

$532 - $1,144

Fly to Sucre, bus  •  17h 26m

  1. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Sucre (SRE) IQQ - SRE
  2. Take the bus from Sucre to Potosí
  3. Take the bus from Potosí to Tupiza

$273 - $611

Fly to Tarija, bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Tarija (TJA) IQQ - TJA
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to Tupiza

$234 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Iquique to Tupiza is to bus and train which costs $23 - $45 and takes 22h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Iquique to Tupiza is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iquique to Tupiza. However, there are services departing from Iquique and arriving at Tupiza via Oruro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h.

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The distance between Iquique and Tupiza is 479 km. The road distance is 686.3 km.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Tupiza without a car is to bus which takes 22h and costs $29 - $33.

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It takes approximately 22h to get from Iquique to Tupiza, including transfers.

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Iquique to Tupiza bus services, operated by Trans Paraiso, depart from Iquique station.

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There is no direct flight from Iquique Airport to Uyuni Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Iquique to Tupiza bus services, operated by Expreso Diamante, arrive at Tupiza station.

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Tupiza is 1h behind Iquique. It is currently 5:17 PM in Iquique and 4:17 PM in Tupiza.

Map of how to get from Iquique to Tupiza.
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  • Distance: 299.4 miles
  • Duration: 22h

What companies run services between Iquique, Chile and Tupiza, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Iquique to Tupiza via Oruro in around 22h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Iquique to Sucre via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Iquique to Tarija via La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Iquique to Tarija via La Paz, Sucre
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Iquique to Tarija via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Iquique to Tarija via Salta, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Iquique to Tarija via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Iquique to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Iquique to Sucre via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Iquique to Sucre via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$7 - $9
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$10 - $13
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$13 - $17
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$23 - $29
Train from Avaroa to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$2 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $5
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$8 - $11
Train from Uyuní to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$3 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $6
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Iquique to Oruro
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Expreso Diamante
Phone
+591 71272930 / 2 6244430
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Potosí to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Tarija to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Pullman Chacón
Phone
+56 57 276 3934
Bus from Iquique to La Tirana
Ave. Duration
57m
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
53m
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Calama
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$9 - $20
Premium
$23 - $35
1st Class
$22 - $35
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
Buses Enmanuel
Phone
+591 2 5277777
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Atocha
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Quechisla
Phone
+591 73858000 Atocha / 74243875 Tupiza
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Atocha to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Atocha to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Potosí to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Emperador
Phone
+591 68660423
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
busesbolivia.wordpress.com
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transtin Dil Rey
Phone
+591 4 6452518
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Linea Sindical Flota Villa Imperial
Phone
+(591)-2-6243373
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
potosy.com.bo
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from Potosí to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Iquique to Tupiza is 686 km. It takes approximately 11h 44m to drive from Iquique to Tupiza.

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Amaszonas offers flights from Iquique Airport to Uyuni Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Tupiza. Prices start at $10 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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