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There are 5 ways to get from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama by plane, shuttle, 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, shuttle  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Calama (CJC) MDZ - CJC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calama Airport (CJC) to San Pedro de Atacama

$321 - $722

Cheapest option

Bus Andesmar  •  29 h 45 min

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

$61 - $121

3 alternative options

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 - $107

Bus  •  28 h 50 min

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

$64 - $99

Drive  •  22 h 2 min

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

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $2200 - $4000 and takes 27 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama is to fly and shuttle which costs $11000 - $27000 and takes 5 h 53 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 $2200 - $4000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 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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There is no direct flight from Mendoza Airport to Calama Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Mendoza to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at San Pedro de Atacama station.

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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: 5 h 53 min

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

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 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Mendoza to Calama via Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Bus operators
Denomades
Phone
+56 9 4918 4204
Email
reservas@denomades.com
Website
denomades.com
Shuttle from Calama Airport (CJC) to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
denomades.com
Book at
denomades.com
Transfer Pampa
Phone
(+56 9) 5226 0722 / 5226 0720
Email
reservas@transferpampa.cl
Website
transferpampa.cl
Shuttle from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
transferpampa.cl
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transferpampa.cl
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
Bus from Mendoza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h
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
$67
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Premium
$11 - $17
1st Class
$5 - $8
2nd Class
$3 - $8
Semi Cama
$5
Salon Cama
$6
Bus from Santiago Alameda to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Premium
$70 - $100
1st Class
$90 - $140
2nd Class
$35 - $70
COITRAM
Phone
+54261 431-1999
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Mendoza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
andesmar.com
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andesmar.com
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
andesmar.com
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andesmar.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Executive
$40 - $60
Suite
$55 - $65
Bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Executive
$20 - $29
Suite
$28 - $33
Semi Cama
$47
Cama
$57
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$45 - $70
Suite
$65 - $85
Bed
$65 - $95
Green Toad Bus
Phone
+55 21 39420003
Email
info@greentoadbus.com
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
42 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Book at
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
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $75
Schedules at
pullman.cl

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Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Mendoza Airport to Calama Airport.

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There are 243+ hotels available in San Pedro de Atacama. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to Mendoza Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $120 - $150.

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