There are 4 ways to get from Oruro to Calama by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Oruro to Calama

$20 - $35

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní
  2. Take the train from Uyuní to Avaroa
  3. Take the bus from Ollagüe to Calama

$15 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Oruro to Calama 476.5 miles

$75 - $120

Bus, fly  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
  2. Fly from Cochabamba (CBB) to Uyuni (UYU) CBB - UYU
  3. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama

$126 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oruro to Calama is to train and bus which costs $14 - $40 and takes 18 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oruro to Calama is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between Oruro and Calama is 531 km. The road distance is 762.4 km.

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The bus from Oruro to Calama takes 13 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oruro and arriving at Calama. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

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What companies run services between Oruro, Bolivia and Calama, Chile?

Trans Salvador operates a bus from Oruro to Calama twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Cochabamba to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Cochabamba to Uyuni via Tarija, La Paz
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Cochabamba to Uyuni via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Cochabamba to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$7 - $9
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$9 - $11
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$15 - $19
Train from Uyuní to Avaroa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$2 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $5
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from Ollagüe to Calama
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Uyuni to Calama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Air Bus Coral
Phone
+591 2 5275648
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net

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