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There are 6 ways to get from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama by bus, plane, shuttle, ferry 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, fly to Calama, shuttle  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas Airport
  2. Fly from Punta Arenas (PUQ) to Calama (CJC) PUQ - CJC
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama

$260 - $1,030

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to Antofagasta  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas Airport
  2. Fly from Punta Arenas (PUQ) to Antofagasta (ANF) PUQ - ANF
  3. Take the bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama

$189 - $679

4 alternative options

Bus Tramat  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Río Gallegos
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to San Salvador de Jujuy
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to San Pedro de Atacama

$206 - $341

Bus Viatac  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate Pn
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to Bariloche
  3. Take the bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to San salvador de Jujuy
  4. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to San Pedro de Atacama

$208 - $308

Ferry, bus  •  4 days 9 h

  1. Take the ferry from Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago Borja
  3. Take the bus from Santiago - San Borja to San Pedro de Atacama

$637 - $1,175

Drive  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Drive from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama 2748.3 miles

$450 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $200 - $310 and takes 3 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus and fly and shuttle which costs $260 - $1,100 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama. However, there are services departing from Puerto Natales and arriving at San Pedro de Atacama via Río Gallegos and San Salvador de Jujuy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21 h.

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The distance between Puerto Natales and San Pedro de Atacama is 3226 km. The road distance is 4397.2 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 21 h and costs $200 - $350.

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It takes approximately 11 h 40 min to get from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Bus-Sur, depart from Puerto Natales station.

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There is no direct flight from Punta Arenas Airport to Calama Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 17 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Geminis, arrive at San Pedro de Atacama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama is 4397 km. It takes approximately 2 days 6 h to drive from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Distance: 2016.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Natales to San Pedro de Atacama via Río Gallegos and San Salvador de Jujuy in around 2 days 21 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Santiago, Copiapo
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Bus operators
Denomades
Phone
+56 9 4918 4204
Email
reservas@denomades.com
Website
denomades.com
Shuttle from Calama Airport 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
Book at
transferpampa.cl
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 - $17
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $28
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus from Santiago - San Borja to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$35 - $70
Premium
$70 - $100
1st Class
$90 - $140
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
bussur.com
Tramat
Phone
0810-122-8907
Email
info@tramatsa.com.ar
Website
tramatweb.com
Bus from Río Gallegos to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Book at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$130 - $210
Bed
$180 - $250
Geminis
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $60
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Executive
$17 - $24
Suite
$24 - $28
Semi Cama
$47
Cama
$57
Cootra Cooperativa de trabajo Río Turbio Ltda
Phone
+56 61 241 2785
Email
contacto@cootra.com.ar
Website
cootra.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to San salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$80 - $120
Bed
$95 - $140
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Puerto Montt to Santiago Borja
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
pullman.cl
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
Buses Los Libertadores
Ferry operators
Navimag Ferries
Website
navimag.com
Ferry from Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
2 days 21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Schedules at
navimag.com
Cabin AAA
$1,050
Cabin BB
$690
Cabin CC
$585

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Sky Airline, JetSMART and LATAM Chile offer flights from Punta Arenas Airport to Calama Airport.

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