There are 7 ways to get from Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama by bus, plane, 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.

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Bus to La Araucanía, fly to Calama, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Pucón to Temuco
  2. Fly from La Araucanía (ZCO) to Calama (CJC) ZCO - CJC
  3. Take the bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama

$137 - $448

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Bus Turbus  •  33 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pucón to Santiago - Alameda Pucón / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santiago Alameda to San Pedro de Atacama Santiago

$56 - $157

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Bus to Concepcion, fly to Calama, bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pucón to Concepcion
  2. Fly from Concepcion (CCP) to Calama (CJC) CCP - CJC
  3. Take the bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama

$150 - $402

Bus to La Araucanía, fly to Antofagasta, bus  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Pucón to Temuco
  2. Fly from La Araucanía (ZCO) to Antofagasta (ANF) ZCO - ANF
  3. Take the bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama

$122 - $455

Bus, train  •  34 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Pucón to Temuco
  2. Take the bus from Temuco to Chillán
  3. Take the train from Chillan to Estación Central - Alameda
  4. Take the bus from Santiago Alameda to San Pedro de Atacama

$64 - $181

Bus Pluss Chile  •  34 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Pucón to Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

$61 - $113

Drive  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama 1529.1 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama. However, there are services departing from Pucón and arriving at San Pedro de Atacama via Santiago Alameda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 5 min.

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The distance between Pucón and San Pedro de Atacama is 1855 km. The road distance is 2446.6 km.

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The best way to get from Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Jac, depart from Pucón station.

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There is no direct flight from La Araucanía Airport to Calama Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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Pucón 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 Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama is 2447 km. It takes approximately 26 h 15 min to drive from Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama.

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JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from La Araucanía Airport to Calama Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in San Pedro de Atacama. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Distance: 1159.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Pucón to San Pedro de Atacama via Santiago - Alameda and Santiago Alameda in around 33 h 5 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Araucanía to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from La Araucanía to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Concepcion to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from La Araucanía to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from La Araucanía to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from La Araucanía to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Concepcion to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Concepcion to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from La Araucanía to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from La Araucanía to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from La Araucanía to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Concepcion to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Concepcion to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from La Araucanía to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from La Araucanía to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Tren Central
Phone
+56 22 585 5000
Email
contacto@trencentral.cl
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Chillan to Estación Central - Alameda
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Salon
$18
Preferente
$33
Bus operators
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Pucón to Temuco
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Pucón to Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Magic Tour
Phone
+56 99 553 4952
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Buses TJM
Phone
+56 43 2369579
Email
contacto@busestjm.cl
Website
busestjm.cl
Bus from Pucón to Concepcion
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
busestjm.cl
Book at
busestjm.cl
Semi Cama
$18
Cama
$26
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $29
1st Class
$17 - $26
Bus from Santiago Alameda to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$35 - $70
Premium
$70 - $110
1st Class
$90 - $140
Bus from Temuco to Chillán
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$6 - $15
Premium
$18 - $27
1st Class
$15 - $23
Prime Bus
Phone
+56 2 23756843
Website
primebus.cl
Bus from Pucón to Santiago - Alameda
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
primebus.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Semi Cama
$33
Cama
$67
Transporte Amanecer
Phone
+56 9 82555550 / 55 2 892043
Email
pullman.amanecer10@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com

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