There are 5 ways to get from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama by bus, car or plane

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Bus Trans Salvador  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Calama La Paz
  2. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

$30 - $46

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Bus Cruz del Norte  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni La Paz
  2. Take the bus from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama Uyuni

$32 - $60

Drive  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama 677.9 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Uyuni, bus  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU
  2. Take the bus from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama

$103 - $377

Fly to Calama, bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Calama (CJC) LPB - CJC
  2. Take the bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama

$423 - $1,613

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama. However, there are services departing from La Paz and arriving at San Pedro de Atacama via Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h.

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The distance between La Paz and San Pedro de Atacama is 713 km. The road distance is 1084.7 km.

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The best way to get from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama without a car is to bus which takes 17 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h to get from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Trans Salvador, depart from La Paz station.

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The quickest flight from La Paz Airport to Uyuni Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Transporte Amanecer, arrive at San Pedro de Atacama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama is 1085 km. It takes approximately 15 h 32 min to drive from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama.

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Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from La Paz Airport to Uyuni Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in San Pedro de Atacama. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Distance: 445.9 miles
  • Duration: 17 h

What companies run services between La Paz, Bolivia and San Pedro de Atacama, Chile?

You can take a bus from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama via Calama in around 17 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Paz to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from La Paz to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from La Paz to Calama via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Tuesday
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
Bus operators
Transporte Amanecer
Phone
+56 9 82555550 / 55 2 892043
Email
pullman.amanecer10@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Panasur
Phone
+591-73280859/ Whatsapp: +591-68073062
Email
info@uyunipanasur.com
Website
uyunipanasur.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Omar
Phone
+591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
transomar.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Predilecto Tours
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Magic Tour
Phone
+56 99 553 4952
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com

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