There are 4 ways to get from La Paz to Calama by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Calama

$25 - $45

3 alternative options

Drive  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Calama 616.5 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Uyuni, bus  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU
  2. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama

$93 - $367

Fly to Calama  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Calama (CJC) LPB - CJC

$411 - $1,601

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Calama is to bus which costs $25 - $45 and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Paz to Calama is to fly which costs $410 - $1,600 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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The distance between La Paz and Calama is 668 km. The road distance is 986.5 km.

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The bus from La Paz to Calama takes 14 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Paz and arriving at Calama. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between La Paz, Bolivia and Calama, Chile?

Trans Salvador operates a bus from La Paz to Calama once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 14 h 30 min. Alternatively, LATAM Chile flies from La Paz to Calama once daily.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Paz to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from La Paz to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from La Paz to Calama via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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