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There are 6 ways to get from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve by plane, shuttle, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Calama, shuttle, bus, taxi  •  15h 48m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Calama (CJC) GRU - CJC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama
  3. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Talabre
  4. Take a taxi from Talabre to Los Flamencos National Reserve

Cheapest option

Fly to Tarija, drive  •  18h 49m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Tarija (TJA) GRU - TJA
  2. Drive from Tarija to Los Flamencos National Reserve

SFr 250 - SFr 310

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Fly to Antofagasta, bus, taxi  •  20h 2m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Antofagasta (ANF) GRU - ANF
  2. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Toconao
  4. Take a taxi from Toconao to Los Flamencos National Reserve

SFr 320 - SFr 1089

Bus, taxi  •  46h 11m

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Asunción
  2. Take the bus from Asunción to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
  4. Take a taxi from San Pedro de Atacama to Los Flamencos National Reserve

SFr 292 - SFr 323

Bus, Tour  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Ciudad del Este
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad del Este to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
  4. Take a shuttle bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Salar de Aguas Calientes

SFr 292 - SFr 311

Drive  •  35h 13m

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve 2705.4 km

SFr 260 - SFr 380

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Los Flamencos National Reserve is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Los Flamencos National Reserve is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve is to fly and drive which costs R$ 1500 - R$ 1900 and takes 18h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve is to fly and drive which costs R$ 1500 - R$ 1900 and takes 18h 49m.

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It is 2121 km from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve. It is approximately 2705.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 46h 11m and costs R$ 1700 - R$ 2000.

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It takes approximately 15h 48m to get from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Calama Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 36m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve is 2705 km. It takes approximately 35h 13m to drive from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos, JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Calama Airport.

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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$ 57.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve.
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  • Distance: 2121.1 km
  • Duration: 15h 48m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Los Flamencos National Reserve, Chile?

There is no direct connection from São Paulo to Los Flamencos National Reserve. However, you can take the shuttle to Guarulhos Airport - Terminal 2, take the walk to Sao Paulo airport, fly to Calama, take the walk to Calama Airport, take the shuttle to San Pedro de Atacama, take the walk to San Pedro de Atacama, take the bus to Talabre, then take the taxi to Los Flamencos National Reserve. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to Guarulhos Airport - Terminal 2, take the walk to Sao Paulo airport, fly to Tarija, then take the drive to Los Flamencos National Reserve.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 650
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Asuncion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Ezeiza, Santiago
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Montevideo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Lima
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 950
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Asuncion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Ezeiza, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 57m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Montevideo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Antofagasta via Foz do Iguacu, Lima
Ave. Duration
12h 36m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 950
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 280
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 460
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tarija via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 220
Bus operators
Denomades
Phone
Whatsapp: +56 9 4918 4204, +56 2 2955 1857
Email
reservas@denomades.com
Website
denomades.com
Shuttle from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 50
Schedules at
denomades.com
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denomades.com
Private
SFr 49
Shuttle from San Pedro de Atacama to Salar de Aguas Calientes
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 65
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
1h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 50
Schedules at
transferpampa.cl
Book at
transferpampa.cl
Private
SFr 49
Transporte Amanecer
Phone
+56 9 82555550 / 55 2 892043
Email
pullman.amanecer10@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Talabre
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Schedules at
altanetpasajes.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 16
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Salón Cama
SFr 7 - SFr 16
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 25
Website
Expreso Norte
Semi Cama
SFr 9 - SFr 17
Cama
SFr 12 - SFr 25
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
KTUR Bus
Phone
+56 (055) 292 4660
Email
contacto@ktur.cl
Website
ktur.cl
Bus from Calama to Toconao
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 5
Website
KTUR Bus
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 4
Website
KTUR Bus
Pluma
Phone
08000 950 836
Email
sac@pluma.com.br
Website
pluma.com.br
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Asunción
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 42
Schedules at
pluma.com.br
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
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 56
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
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
SFr 50 - SFr 70
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Regular
SFr 50 - SFr 70
Executive
SFr 60 - SFr 80
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Ciudad del Este
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Regular
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Executive
SFr 45 - SFr 60
Pullman Guarany
Phone
+595 021558051, +595 (0985) 393-736 // +595 (061) 510-143
Bus from Asunción to Calama
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 169
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Ciudad del Este to Calama
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 182
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Talabre to Los Flamencos National Reserve
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 120

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