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There are 6 ways to get from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique 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.

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Bus via Calama  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to La Tirana
  3. Take the bus from La Tirana to Iquique

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Paraiso  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Iquique

$71 - $82

4 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama Uyuni
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Iquique

Bus Pullman Jet Nort SRL  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuní to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Iquique

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique 279.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Iquique (IQQ) UYU - IQQ

$570 - $1,179

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The cheapest way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique is to fly which costs $550 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The distance between Salar de Uyuni and Iquique is 330 km. The road distance is 446.7 km.

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The best way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 23 min to get from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique is to bus which takes 13 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $550 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Uyuni Airport to Iquique Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salar de Uyuni to Iquique is 447 km. It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to drive from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique.

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Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas offer flights from Uyuni Airport to Iquique Airport.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Iquique. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique.
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  • Distance: 206 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 23 min

What companies run services between Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia and Iquique, Chile?

You can take a bus from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique via Uyuni, Calama, Calama, La Tirana, and La Tirana in around 13 h 23 min. Alternatively, Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación fly from Salar de Uyuni to Iquique twice daily.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to Iquique via La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Bus operators
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from Uyuni to Calama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Email
ayuda@pasajebus.com
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Calama to La Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Pullman Chacón
Phone
+56 57 276 3934
Bus from La Tirana to Iquique
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Transportes Santa Angela
Phone
+56 57 274 1309
Email
contacto@santaangela.cl
Website
santaangela.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Iquique
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
santaangela.cl
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Oruro to Iquique
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to Iquique
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Buses Enmanuel
Phone
+591 2 5277777
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuní to Oruro
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Pullman Jet Nort SRL
Phone
+591 2 5277355
Website
ticketsbolivia.com
Bus from Oruro to Iquique
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com

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The best way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Uyuni Airport is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $50 - $60.

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