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There are 7 ways to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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 Turbus  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa

$26 - $87

6 alternative options

Bus via La Tirana  •  18 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to La Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
  4. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  5. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa

Bus Frontera del Norte  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa

$30 - $82

Drive  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa 702.6 miles

$110 - $170

Bus to Antofagasta, fly to Arequipa  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Antofagasta
  2. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to Arequipa (AQP) ANF - AQP

$241 - $970

Shuttle to Calama, fly to Arica, bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport
  2. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Arica (ARI) CJC - ARI
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  4. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa

$95 - $540

Bus to Antofagasta, fly to Arica, bus  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Antofagasta
  2. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to Arica (ARI) ANF - ARI
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  4. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa

$80 - $498

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa is to bus which costs $29 - $85 and takes 18 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa is to shuttle and fly and bus which costs $90 - $550 and takes 11 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa. However, there are services departing from San Pedro de Atacama and arriving at Arequipa via Arica and Tacna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 5 min.

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The distance between San Pedro de Atacama and Arequipa is 804 km. The road distance is 1124.2 km.

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The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 5 min and costs $26 - $90.

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It takes approximately 17 h 5 min to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa, including transfers.

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San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa bus services, operated by Turbus, depart from San Pedro de Atacama station.

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There is no direct flight from Antofagasta Airport to Arequipa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa bus services, operated by Flores Hermanos, arrive at Arequipa station.

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Arequipa is 2 h behind San Pedro de Atacama. It is currently 10:16 AM in San Pedro de Atacama and 8:16 AM in Arequipa.

Map of how to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa.
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  • Distance: 502.4 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 5 min

What companies run services between San Pedro de Atacama, Chile and Arequipa, Peru?

You can take a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa via Arica and Tacna in around 17 h 5 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Arequipa via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Antofagasta to Arequipa via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Antofagasta to Arequipa via Lima, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Antofagasta to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$15 - $35
Premium
$35 - $50
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$6 - $15
Premium
$18 - $26
1st Class
$15 - $22
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $28
1st Class
$17 - $25
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Book at
busesng.cl
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
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oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $50
Bed
$14 - $19
VIP
$21 - $30
Ktur
Phone
+56 (055) 292 4660
Email
contacto@ktur.cl
Website
ktur.cl
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ktur.cl
Transporte Amanecer
Phone
+56 9 82555550 / 55 2 892043
Email
pullman.amanecer10@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Denomades
Phone
+56 9 4918 4204
Email
reservas@denomades.com
Website
denomades.com
Shuttle from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18
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 San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
transferpampa.cl
Book at
transferpampa.cl

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Yes, the driving distance between San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa is 1124 km. It takes approximately 16 h 7 min to drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Arequipa.

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LATAM Chile offers flights from Antofagasta Airport to Arequipa Airport.

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There are 359+ hotels available in Arequipa. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $18.

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