There are 3 ways to get from Oruro to Calama by bus, train 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

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Oruro to Calama

$20 - $35

2 alternative options

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

$31 - $39

Drive  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Oruro to Calama 476.5 miles

$75 - $120

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.

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
$15 - $18
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Train from Uyuní to Avaroa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oruro to Calama?

The distance between Oruro and Calama is 531 km. The road distance is 762 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oruro to Calama?

The cheapest way to get from Oruro to Calama is to bus which costs $20 - $35 and takes 13 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Oruro to Calama?

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

Is there a direct bus between Oruro and Calama?

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

How long does it take to get from Oruro to Calama?

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