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There are 4 ways to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz by bus, car or plane

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Bus Trans Salvador  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to La Paz Calama

$28 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus Cruz del Norte  •  21 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni
  2. Take the bus from Uyuni to Oruro
  3. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz

$34 - $51

Drive  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz 678.1 miles

$110 - $170

Bus, fly  •  12 h 33 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 La Paz (LPB) UYU - LPB

$100 - $382

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The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz is to bus which costs $28 - $45 and takes 19 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz is to bus and fly which costs $100 - $390 and takes 12 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz. However, there are services departing from San Pedro de Atacama and arriving at La Paz via Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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The distance between San Pedro de Atacama and La Paz is 713 km. The road distance is 1084.9 km.

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The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 30 min and costs $28 - $45.

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It takes approximately 19 h 30 min to get from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz, including transfers.

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San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz bus services, operated by Frontera del Norte, depart from San Pedro de Atacama station.

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The quickest flight from Uyuni Airport to La Paz Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz bus services, operated by Trans Salvador, arrive at La Paz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz is 1085 km. It takes approximately 15 h 31 min to drive from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz.

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  • Distance: 445.9 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 30 min

What companies run services between San Pedro de Atacama, Chile and La Paz, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to La Paz via Calama in around 19 h 30 min.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
$4
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Trans Salvador
Phone
+56 58 222 8547
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Calama to La Paz
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$24 - $35
Premium
$30 - $40
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$11 - $16
Premium
$15 - $19
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $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
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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 Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Transportes Fenix
Phone
+591 2 24491160 / 4 4491160
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Universo
Phone
La Paz +(591)73541750/ Potosí: +(591)-26245828
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Atacama 2000
Phone
+ 56 55 31 6664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com

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

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