There are 2 ways to get from Mendoza to Atacama Desert by 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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Fly to Antofagasta, travel  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Antofagasta (ANF) MDZ - ANF
  2. Travel from Antofagasta to Atacama Desert

1 alternative option

Fly to Calama, travel  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Calama (CJC) MDZ - CJC
  2. Travel from Calama to Atacama Desert

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The distance between Mendoza and Atacama Desert is 934 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Mendoza to Atacama Desert, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mendoza Airport to Antofagasta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Sky Airline, JetSMART and LATAM Chile offer flights from Mendoza Airport to Antofagasta Airport.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to Mendoza Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Mendoza to Atacama Desert.
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  • Distance: 583.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Mendoza, Argentina and Atacama Desert, Antofagasta, Chile?

There is no direct connection from Mendoza to Atacama Desert. However, you can take the taxi to Mendoza airport, fly to Antofagasta, then take the travel to Atacama Desert. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mendoza airport, fly to Calama, then take the travel to Atacama Desert.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Mendoza to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Mendoza to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Mendoza to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Mendoza to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $440

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