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There are 7 ways to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus via La Tirana  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
  4. Take the bus from La Tirana to Calama
  5. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

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Bus Turbus  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama

$19 - $61

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Bus Trans Salvador  •  32 h

  1. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

$44 - $76

Drive  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama 706.1 miles

$110 - $170

Bus, bus to Arica, fly to Calama, shuttle  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Fly from Arica (ARI) to Calama (CJC) ARI - CJC
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama

$62 - $320

Bus, bus to La Paz, fly to Uyuni  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Desaguadero
  2. Take the bus from Desaguadero to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU
  4. Take the bus from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama

$136 - $430

Bus, bus to Arica, fly to Antofagasta  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Fly from Arica (ARI) to Antofagasta (ANF) ARI - ANF
  4. Take the bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama

$56 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $18 - $65 and takes 20 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus and fly and shuttle which costs $60 - $320 and takes 13 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama. However, there are services departing from Puno and arriving at San Pedro de Atacama via Tacna, Arica, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana and Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

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The distance between Puno and San Pedro de Atacama is 809 km. The road distance is 1129.8 km.

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The best way to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 18 h 30 min to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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Puno to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Expreso Turismo San Martin Nobleza, depart from Puno station.

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The quickest flight from Arica Airport to Calama Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Puno to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Transporte Amanecer, arrive at San Pedro de Atacama station.

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San Pedro de Atacama is 1 h ahead of Puno. It is currently 9:38 PM in Puno and 11:38 PM in San Pedro de Atacama.

Map of how to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Distance: 505.5 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama via Tacna, Arica, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana, La Tirana, and Calama in around 18 h 30 min.

Airlines
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Arica to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Arica to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Bus operators
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
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busesng.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $26
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$6 - $15
Premium
$18 - $26
1st Class
$15 - $22
Bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$16 - $35
Premium
$35 - $55
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $28
1st Class
$17 - $25
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Email
ayuda@pasajebus.com
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
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
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
tourperu.com.pe
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
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transferpampa.cl
Transporte Union Ingavi
Phone
+591 2 2380472
Bus from Desaguadero to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3

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Yes, the driving distance between Puno to San Pedro de Atacama is 1130 km. It takes approximately 16 h 17 min to drive from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama.

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JetSMART offers flights from Arica Airport to Calama Airport.

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There are 244+ hotels available in San Pedro de Atacama. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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