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There are 7 ways to get from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama 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.

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Fly to Calama, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Calama (CJC) LIM - CJC
  2. Take the bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama

$410 - $983

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Bus CIVA  •  32 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Lima to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama

$39 - $89

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Fly to Antofagasta, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Antofagasta (ANF) LIM - ANF
  2. Take the bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama

$295 - $999

Fly to Salta, bus  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Salta (SLA) LIM - SLA
  2. Take the bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama

$353 - $958

Bus via La Tirana  •  28 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Lima to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
  3. Take the bus from La Tirana to Calama
  4. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

Bus  •  30 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Lima to Arica Via Cucuta / ...
  2. Take the bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama Arica

$78 - $135

Drive  •  26 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama 1234.9 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $35 - $90 and takes 32 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama is to fly and bus which costs $410 - $1,000 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama. However, there are services departing from Parque del Trabajo and arriving at San Pedro de Atacama via Lima, Arica, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana and Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 37 min.

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The distance between Lima and San Pedro de Atacama is 1528 km. The road distance is 1975.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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Lima to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Omega, depart from Lima station.

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There is no direct flight from Lima Airport to Calama Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 26 min and has one stopover.

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

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San Pedro de Atacama is 1 h ahead of Lima. It is currently 12:59 AM in Lima and 2:59 AM in San Pedro de Atacama.

Map of how to get from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Distance: 954.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

What companies run services between Lima, Peru and San Pedro de Atacama, Chile?

You can take a bus from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama via Los Jazmines de Naranjal, Lima, Arica, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana, La Tirana, and Calama in around 28 h 37 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Lima to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Lima to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Lima to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Lima to Salta
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Lima to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Lima to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Bus operators
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
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $28
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $26
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$6 - $15
Premium
$18 - $26
1st Class
$15 - $22
Bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$16 - $35
Premium
$35 - $55
1st Class
$40 - $60
Green Toad Bus
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Book at
greentoadbus.com
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Executive
$20 - $29
Suite
$28 - $33
Semi Cama
$31
Cama
$39
Omega
Phone
+57 1 8000 18 1670
Email
atencionalcliente@omega.com.co
Website
omega.com.co
Bus from Lima to Arica
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Email
ayuda@pasajebus.com
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
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
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Lima to Tacna
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $60
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Book at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$22 - $30
Regular Bed
$28 - $40
Economy
$17 - $24
Premium Semi Bed
$35 - $55
Premium Bed
$40 - $60
bus
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
recorrido.cl

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Yes, the driving distance between Lima to San Pedro de Atacama is 1976 km. It takes approximately 26 h 43 min to drive from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama.

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JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Lima Airport to Calama Airport.

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There are 240+ hotels available in San Pedro de Atacama. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lima to Lima Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $17 - $22.

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