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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Calama (CJC) MDZ - CJC

$320 - $799

Cheapest option

Bus Turbus  •  29 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to Santiago Sur
  2. Take the bus from Santiago Alameda to San Pedro de Atacama Santiago

$35 - $100

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Bus Expreso Norte  •  27 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to La Calera
  2. Take the bus from La Calera to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

$62 - $104

Bus Andesmar  •  29 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to Salta Mendoza-Salta
  2. Take the bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama Via San Pedro de Atacama / ...

$59 - $94

Drive  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama 1107.4 miles

$190 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $1300 - $4000 and takes 29 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama is to fly which costs $12000 - $32000 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama. However, there are services departing from Mendoza and arriving at San Pedro de Atacama via La Calera and Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 53 min.

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The distance between Mendoza and San Pedro de Atacama is 1111 km. The road distance is 1771.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 53 min and costs $2400 - $4200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Tas-Choapa, depart from Mendoza station.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama is to fly which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $12000 - $32000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2400 - $4200 and takes 27 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mendoza Airport to Calama Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Frontera del Norte, arrive at San Pedro de Atacama station.

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San Pedro de Atacama is 1 h behind Mendoza. It is currently 6:08 AM in Mendoza and 6:08 AM in San Pedro de Atacama.

Yes, the driving distance between Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama is 1772 km. It takes approximately 22 h 2 min to drive from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama.

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Map of how to get from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Distance: 694.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Mendoza, Argentina and San Pedro de Atacama, Chile?

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama via La Calera, Calama, and Calama in around 27 h 53 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Bus operators
Tas-Choapa
Phone
+54 261 431-2140
Website
taschoapa.cl
Bus from Mendoza to La Calera
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
taschoapa.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from La Calera to Calama
Ave. Duration
19 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Semi Cama
$33
Cama
$66
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
$4
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+ 56 55 31 6664
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
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Executive
$35 - $55
Suite
$50 - $60
Bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Executive
$19 - $26
Suite
$26 - $30
Semi Cama
$28
Cama
$36
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
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Santiago Alameda to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$35 - $70
Premium
$70 - $100
1st Class
$90 - $130

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