Select from 4 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Bus, bus to Uyuni, fly  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni
  3. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Cuzco (CUZ) UYU - CUZ

$268 - $679

Cheapest option

Bus via Arequipa  •  29 h 17 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
  4. Take the bus from Arequipa to Cusco

$52 - $121

5 alternative options

Bus, bus to Antofagasta, fly  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Antofagasta
  3. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to Cuzco (CUZ) ANF - CUZ

$334 - $1,030

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  30 h 11 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 Cusco

$59 - $109

Bus  •  30 h 29 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 Cusco

Bus, train  •  32 h 15 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 Puno
  6. Take the train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq

Drive  •  21 h 59 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco 948.6 miles

$150 - $230

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

You can take a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco via Arica, Tacna, and Arequipa in around 29 h 17 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Antofagasta to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Antofagasta to Cuzco via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Uyuni to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $480
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Bus operators
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
$5
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Terminal Internacional ASEVERTRANS Ltda
Phone
(58) 241 390
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Transportes Reyna
Phone
+51 54 429339
Email
transreyna@reyna.com.pe
Website
reyna.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
reyna.com.pe
Movil Tours
Transzela
Phone
+51 51 353822
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
redbus.pe
Book at
redbus.pe
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$16 - $35
Premium
$35 - $55
1st Class
$40 - $60
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 57 2573929
Email
kennybus_adm@hotmail.es
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Calama to La Tirana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56993068508
Website
busesnortegrande.cl
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl
Expreso Turismo San Martin Nobleza
Phone
+51 951977185
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Puno
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Pedro de Atacama and Cusco is 1117 km. The road distance is 1518 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco is to bus which costs $50 - $130 and takes 29 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco is to bus and fly which takes 12 h 51 min and costs $330 - $1,100.

No, there is no direct bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco. However, there are services departing from San Pedro de Atacama and arriving at Cusco via Arica, Tacna and Arequipa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 14 h 53 min to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco, including transfers.