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There are 5 ways to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó by shuttle, plane, bus or car

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Shuttle, fly to La Serena, bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport
  2. Fly from Calama (CJC) to La Serena (LSC) CJC - LSC
  3. Take the bus from La Serena to Copiapó

$141 - $1,073

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Bus Turbus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó San Pedro

$18 - $60

3 alternative options

Shuttle, fly to Copiapo  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport
  2. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Copiapo (CPO) CJC - CPO

$79 - $399

Bus Pluss Chile  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Copiapó Santiago / ...

$29 - $59

Drive  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó 541.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó is to bus which costs $29 - $60 and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó is to shuttle and fly which costs $75 - $400 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Pedro de Atacama and arriving at Copiapó. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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The distance between San Pedro de Atacama and Copiapó is 540 km. The road distance is 865.9 km.

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The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 10 min and costs $18 - $60.

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It takes approximately 9 h 51 min to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Calama Airport to La Serena Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 31 min.

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San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at Copiapó station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó is 866 km. It takes approximately 10 h 31 min to drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó.

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  • Distance: 337.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 51 min

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

Turbus operates a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó 4 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $60 and the journey takes 11 h 10 min.

Airlines
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Calama to Copiapo
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Bus operators
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
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transferpampa.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from La Serena to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
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expresonorte.cl
Bus from Calama to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from La Serena to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
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altanetpasajes.cl
Bus from Calama to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
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altanetpasajes.cl
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from La Serena to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
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altanetpasajes.cl
Bus from Calama to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
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altanetpasajes.cl
Andimar
Website
andimar.cl
Bus from La Serena to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
andimar.cl
Los Corsarios
Phone
+56 02-7205231
Website
loscorsarios.cl
Bus from La Serena to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from La Serena to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$8 - $17
Premium
$21 - $30
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$18 - $40
Premium
$40 - $60
1st Class
$45 - $70
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from La Serena to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Condor Bus
Phone
+56 22 822 7528
Email
clientescondor@condorbus.cl
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from La Serena to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$21 - $30
Suite
$43 - $49
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Atacama VIP
Phone
+56 02 720 5206
Website
avip.cl
Bus from Calama to Copiapó
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl

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LATAM Chile and JetSMART offer flights from Calama Airport to La Serena Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Copiapó. Prices start at $36 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 20 min and costs $18.

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