COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Peru. Learn More.

There are 7 ways to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM) by shuttle, plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Shuttle to Calama, fly  •  10h 11m

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

$137 - $264

Cheapest option

Bus via Estadio Nacional, Madre de Dios, Santa Beatriz, Lima, Perú  •  35h 23m

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  4. Take the bus from Tacna to Lima 28 de Julio

$50 - $78

5 alternative options

Bus, bus to Antofagasta, fly  •  10h 49m

  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 Lima (LIM) ANF - LIM

$124 - $448

Bus to Salta, fly  •  14h 29m

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Salta
  2. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Lima (LIM) SLA - LIM

$212 - $422

Bus, Minibus to Iquique, fly  •  19h 44m

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama T. Balmaceda to La Tirana
  3. Take the Minibus from Pica to Iquique Airport
  4. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Lima (LIM) IQQ - LIM

$155 - $306

Bus  •  42h 12m

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  4. Take the bus from Tacna to Lima - Plaza norte

$61 - $80

Drive  •  25h 35m

  1. Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM) 1955 km

$200 - $300

Chile → Peru
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Peru from Chile

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Chile
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Peru land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited United Kingdom, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days

Show less

Conditions of entry into Peru from Chile

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Peru

1m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Chile

A ban is in effect for international travel outside of Chile

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Peru from Chile.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lima Airport (LIM) is 113.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lima Airport (LIM) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lima Airport (LIM) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 113.

Yes, entry into Chile from Peru is currently restricted.

Explore options for future travel.

Last updated: 10 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Gobierno de Peru.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM) is to bus via Estadio Nacional, Madre de Dios, Santa Beatriz, Lima, Perú which costs $50 - $80 and takes 35h 23m.

More details

The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM) is to shuttle and fly which costs $130 - $270 and takes 10h 11m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM). However, there are services departing from San Pedro de Atacama and arriving at Lima Airport via Calama, Arica, Tacna, Estadio Nacional, Madre de Dios, Santa Beatriz, Lima, Perú and Lima Ibis Reducto Miraflores. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 23m.

More details

The distance between San Pedro de Atacama and Lima Airport (LIM) is 1535 km. The road distance is 1955 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM) without a car is to bus via Estadio Nacional, Madre de Dios, Santa Beatriz, Lima, Perú which takes 35h 23m and costs $50 - $80.

More details

It takes approximately 10h 11m to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM), including transfers.

More details

San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM) bus services, operated by KTUR Bus, depart from San Pedro de Atacama station.

More details

There is no direct flight from Calama Airport to Lima Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 57m and has one stopover.

Search flights

San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM) bus services, operated by CIVA, arrive at Lima 28 de Julio station.

More details

Lima Airport (LIM) is 1h behind San Pedro de Atacama. It is currently 2:46 AM in San Pedro de Atacama and 1:46 AM in Lima Airport (LIM).

Map of how to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1534.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 11m

What companies run services between San Pedro de Atacama, Chile and Lima Airport (LIM), Peru?

You can take a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM) via Calama, Arica, Tacna, Lima 28 de Julio, Estadio Nacional, Madre de Dios, Santa Beatriz, Lima, Perú, 28 de Julio, and Lima Ibis Reducto Miraflores in around 35h 23m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Antofagasta to Lima
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Salta to Lima
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
11h 34m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Flights from Iquique to Lima via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $220
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 44m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Bus operators
Denomades
Phone
Whatsapp: +56 9 4918 4204, +56 2 2955 1857
Email
reservas@denomades.com
Website
denomades.com
Shuttle from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Schedules at
denomades.com
Book at
denomades.com
Private
$54
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
1h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Schedules at
transferpampa.cl
Book at
transferpampa.cl
Private
$54
KTUR Bus
Phone
+56 (055) 292 4660
Email
contacto@ktur.cl
Website
ktur.cl
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Website
KTUR Bus
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
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
altanetpasajes.cl
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Expreso Norte
Semi Cama
$10 - $19
Cama
$13 - $27
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$6 - $10
Salón Cama
$8 - $18
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Salta
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $75
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$14 - $21
Salón Cama
$20 - $35
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Salta
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
Andesmar
Semi-Bed
$17 - $26
Bed
$23 - $35
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Calama T. Balmaceda to La Tirana
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Kenny Bus
Chile Local Buses
Bus from Pica to Iquique Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $60
Private
$56
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
reservas@busesng.cl
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima 28 de Julio
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Bed Regular
$24 - $35
Economy
$16 - $23
Semi Bed
$21 - $28
Bed Premium
$32 - $37
Suite
$30 - $50
Cromotex
Phone
+51 (01) 424-75-75
Email
informes@cromotex.com.pe
Website
cromotex.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima - La Victoria
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
cromotex.com.pe
Book at
cromotex.com.pe
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Atacama 2000
Phone
+ 56 55 31 6664
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima - Plaza norte
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
oltursa.pe

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Need to know: Jadrolinija, What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls? and How to get from London City Airport into central London - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM) is 1955 km. It takes approximately 25h 35m to drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima Airport (LIM).

Get driving directions

JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Calama Airport to Lima Airport.

Search flights

There are 443+ hotels available in Lima Airport (LIM). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 15m and costs $17 - $55.

More details