There are 5 ways to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama by bus, car or plane

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 via La Tirana  •  19 h 53 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

Cheapest option

Bus Turbus  •  20 h 55 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 - $58

3 alternative options

Drive  •  16 h 17 min

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

$110 - $170

Bus to La Paz, fly to Uyuni, bus  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU
  3. Take the bus from Uyuni to San Pedro de Atacama

$139 - $430

Bus to Juliaca, fly to Antofagasta, bus  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Juliaca
  2. Fly from Juliaca (JUL) to Antofagasta (ANF) JUL - ANF
  3. Take the bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama

$306 - $1,255

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $19 - $60 and takes 20 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus and fly which costs $300 - $1,300 and takes 14 h 41 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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It takes approximately 19 h 53 min to get from Puno to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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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 19 h 53 min.

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There are 222+ hotels available in San Pedro de Atacama. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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San Pedro de Atacama is 1 h ahead of Puno. It is currently 6:31 AM in Puno and 8:31 AM 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: 19 h 53 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, Calama, and Calama in around 19 h 53 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Juliaca to Antofagasta via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Juliaca to Antofagasta via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
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
bus
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 57 2573929
Email
kennybus_adm@hotmail.es
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
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
$5
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Bus from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
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
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
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 - $29
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $29
1st Class
$18 - $26
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $22
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$7 - $11
Regular
$13 - $19
VIP
$16 - $22

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