There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Montt (PMC) to Calama (CJC) PMC - CJC

$289 - $732

Cheapest option

Bus  •  35 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago Buses ETM / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santiago Alameda to San Pedro de Atacama Santiago

$53 - $169

3 alternative options

Bus via San Francisco / Colón  •  35 h 3 min

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

$55 - $136

Bus Pluss Chile  •  38 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago -Terminal Alameda
  2. Take the bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

$56 - $141

Drive  •  28 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama 1682.5 miles

$270 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $50 - $140 and takes 35 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama is to fly which costs $280 - $750 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama. However, there are services departing from Puerto Montt and arriving at San Pedro de Atacama via Santiago Alameda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 10 min.

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The distance between Puerto Montt and San Pedro de Atacama is 2110 km. The road distance is 2692 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama without a car is to bus which takes 35 h 3 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by E.T.M., depart from Puerto Montt station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama is to fly which takes 8 h 54 min and costs $280 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $140 and takes 35 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Distance: 1319 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 54 min

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

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puerto Montt to San Pedro de Atacama via San Francisco / Colón, Puerto Varas, Santiago, La Moneda, San Alberto Hurtado, and Santiago Alameda in around 35 h 3 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Puerto Montt to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Puerto Montt to Calama via Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Puerto Montt to Calama via Punta Arenas, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Bus operators
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 - $140
Bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago - Alameda Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $70
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$22 - $45
Premium
$45 - $70
1st Class
$55 - $80
Bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago -Terminal Alameda
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $70
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$22 - $45
Premium
$45 - $70
1st Class
$55 - $85
E.T.M.
Phone
+56 65 229 0100
Email
contacto@busesetm.cl
Website
etm.cl
Bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
etm.cl
Bus Norte
Phone
+56 6004015151
Email
servicioalcliente@busnortechile.cl
Website
busnortechile.cl
Bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
busnortechile.cl
Semi Cama
$37
Cama Suite
$56
Buses Fierro
Website
busesfierro.cl
Bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
busesfierro.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
pullman.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
$50
Schedules at
plusschile.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
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

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