There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Calama  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Calama (CJC) LIM - CJC

$412 - $1,064

Cheapest option

Bus CIVA  •  32 h 55 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

$37 - $119

6 alternative options

Fly to Antofagasta, bus  •  12 h 12 min

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

$291 - $993

Fly to Salta, bus  •  14 h 44 min

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

$353 - $955

Bus via La Tirana  •  27 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal de buses Plaza Norte 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  •  28 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal de buses Plaza Norte to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama Arica

$48 - $97

Bus Flores Hermanos  •  33 h 15 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

$43 - $61

Drive  •  26 h 43 min

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

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 33 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama is to fly which costs $410 - $1,100 and takes 11 h 34 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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It takes approximately 11 h 34 min to get from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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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 Terminal de buses Plaza Norte, Arica, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana and Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 54 min.

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

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lima to San Pedro de Atacama via Los Jazmines de Naranjal, Terminal de buses Plaza Norte, Arica, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana, La Tirana, Calama, and Calama in around 27 h 54 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Lima to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Lima to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Lima to Calama via Cuzco, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Lima to Calama via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
When
Sunday
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
7 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Lima to Calama via Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Bus operators
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $29
1st Class
$18 - $26
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
7 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 57 2573929
Email
kennybus_adm@hotmail.es
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Lima to Tacna
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$22 - $35
Regular Bed
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $24
Premium Semi Bed
$40 - $55
Premium Bed
$45 - $65
bus
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3

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