There are 3 ways to get from Punta Arenas Airport (PUQ) to Atacama Desert by plane

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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Fly to Antofagasta, travel  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Punta Arenas (PUQ) to Antofagasta (ANF) PUQ - ANF
  2. Travel from Antofagasta to Atacama Desert

2 alternative options

Fly to Calama, travel  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Punta Arenas (PUQ) to Calama (CJC) PUQ - CJC
  2. Travel from Calama to Atacama Desert

Fly to Copiapo, travel  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Punta Arenas (PUQ) to Copiapo (CPO) PUQ - CPO
  2. Travel from Copiapo to Atacama Desert

Questions & Answers

The distance between Punta Arenas Airport (PUQ) and Atacama Desert is 3172 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to get from Punta Arenas Airport (PUQ) to Atacama Desert, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Punta Arenas Airport to Antofagasta Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Punta Arenas Airport to Antofagasta Airport.

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Map of how to get from Punta Arenas Airport (PUQ) to Atacama Desert.
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  • Distance: 1982.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 46 min

What companies run services between Punta Arenas Airport (PUQ), Chile and Atacama Desert, Antofagasta, Chile?

There is no direct connection from Punta Arenas Airport (PUQ) to Atacama Desert. However, you can fly to Antofagasta then take the travel to Atacama Desert. Alternatively, you can fly to Calama then take the travel to Atacama Desert.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Concepcion
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Punta Arenas to Copiapo via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Punta Arenas to Copiapo via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Punta Arenas to Copiapo via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Punta Arenas to Antofagasta via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Punta Arenas to Calama via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Punta Arenas to Copiapo via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Punta Arenas to Copiapo via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600

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