There are 3 ways to get from La Serena to Calama 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  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from La Serena (LSC) to Calama (CJC) LSC - CJC

$110 - $1,000

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from La Serena to Calama Santiago

$25 - $75

1 alternative option

Drive  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Drive from La Serena to Calama 684.6 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Serena to Calama is to bus which costs $25 - $75 and takes 15 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Serena to Calama is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs $110 - $1,000.

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The distance between La Serena and Calama is 860 km. The road distance is 1095 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from La Serena to Calama, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Serena and arriving at Calama. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between La Serena, Chile and Calama, Chile?

LATAM Chile and JetSMART fly from La Serena to Calama 3 times a day. Alternatively, Pluss Chile operates a bus from La Serena to Calama every 3 hours. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 15 h 4 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from La Serena to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from La Serena to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Bus operators
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
15 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$25 - $50
Premium
$50 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $95
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
15 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl

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