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There are 6 ways to get from São Paulo to Calama by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Sao Paulo to Calama

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Calama (CJC)

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Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz
  2. Take the night bus from Santa Cruz Bus Station to Calama Bus Station

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Fly Sao Paulo Congonhas to Calama

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH) to Calama (CJC)

Fly Sao Paulo to Antofagasta, bus

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Antofagasta (ANF)
  2. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Calama

Bus

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Asunción
  2. Take the bus from Asunción to Calama

Drive

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Calama
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International entry into Chile from Brazil

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Brazil
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Chile from Brazil

  • COVID-19 testing required within 48 hours from entering the country
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Random arrival testing for air travellers qualified as fully vaccinated
  • Isolation required for positive cases or close contact on arrival flight
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Chile

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Brazil

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Chile is currently allowed from Brazil.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required on all public transport
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Calama is 600 360 7777.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Calama is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Calama is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 600 360 7777.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Brazil from Chile.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Chile Atiende.

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The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Calama is to bus and night bus which costs R$ 858 and takes 2 days 18h.

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The fastest way to get from São Paulo to Calama is to fly. Taking this option will cost R$ 1200 - R$ 2300 and takes 10h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from São Paulo to Calama. However, there are services departing from São Paulo – Tietê and arriving at Calama via Asunción. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 16m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Calama is 2282 km. The road distance is 2917.9 km.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Calama without a car is to bus which takes 43h 16m and costs R$ 1183.

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It takes approximately 10h 26m to get from São Paulo to Calama, including transfers.

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São Paulo to Calama bus services, operated by Pluma, depart from São Paulo – Tietê station.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Calama is to fly which takes 10h 26m and costs R$ 1200 - R$ 2300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 1183 and takes 43h 16m.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Calama Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 12m and has one stopover.

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São Paulo to Calama bus services, operated by Pullman Guarany, arrive at Calama station.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Calama.
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  • Distance: 2282.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 26m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Calama, Chile?

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from São Paulo to Calama every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from São Paulo to Calama via Asunción in around 43h 16m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Montevideo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Asuncion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Calama via Curitiba, Santiago
Ave. Duration
15h 1m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Calama via Florianopolis, Santiago
Ave. Duration
15h 41m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Lima
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Asuncion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Montevideo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Lima
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Ezeiza, Santiago
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Calama via Florianopolis, Santiago
Ave. Duration
17h 9m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Bus operators
Cormar
Phone
+56 53 262 7651
Email
cormarbus1@gmail.com
Website
cormarbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
cormarbus.cl
Pluma
NSA
Phone
+595 21 289 1000
Email
info@nsa.com.py
Website
nsa.com.py
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Asunción
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Regular
$55 - $70
Executive
$60 - $80
Crucero Del Norte
Phone
+54 810 777 2725
Email
info@crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Sao Paulo to Asunción
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Pullman Guarany
Phone
+56 02 155 8051
Bus from Asunción to Calama
Ave. Duration
24h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$187
La Preferida Bus
Phone
+591- 3-3647160
Email
atencionalcliente@lapreferidabus.com.bo
Website
lapreferidabus.com.bo
Bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Calama is 2918 km. It takes approximately 38h 1m to drive from São Paulo to Calama.

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Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Calama Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Calama. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to shuttle which takes 39 min and costs R$ 35 - R$ 270.

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