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There are 7 ways to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru 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.

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Shuttle to Calama, fly to Lima  •  10 h 9 min

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

$410 - $983

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Bus CIVA  •  33 h 54 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 Lima

$38 - $92

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Bus to Antofagasta, fly to Lima  •  10 h 24 min

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

$290 - $993

Bus, bus to Uyuni, fly to Cuzco  •  14 h 48 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

$276 - $705

Bus via La Tirana  •  26 h 22 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 Terminal de buses Plaza Norte

Bus  •  27 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica San Pedro
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Terminal de buses Plaza Norte

$45 - $93

Drive  •  26 h 43 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima 1233.3 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru is to bus which costs $35 - $95 and takes 33 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru is to shuttle and fly which costs $410 - $1,000 and takes 10 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru. However, there are services departing from San Pedro de Atacama and arriving at Caquetá via Calama, La Tirana, Pozo Almonte, Arica and Tomas Valle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 22 min.

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The distance between San Pedro de Atacama and Peru is 1928 km. The road distance is 1973.3 km.

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The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Calama Airport to Lima Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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San Pedro de Atacama to Peru bus services, operated by Ramos Cholele, arrive at Terminal de buses Plaza Norte station.

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Peru is 1 h behind San Pedro de Atacama. It is currently 11:38 PM in San Pedro de Atacama and 9:38 PM in Peru.

Map of how to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru.
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  • Distance: 1205.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima via Calama, Calama, La Tirana, La Tirana, Pozo Almonte, Arica, Terminal de buses Plaza Norte, and Tomas Valle in around 26 h 22 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Antofagasta to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Calama to Lima via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 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 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $480
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
Book at
transferpampa.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $28
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $26
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$6 - $15
Premium
$18 - $26
1st Class
$15 - $22
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$15 - $35
Premium
$35 - $50
1st Class
$35 - $55
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
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
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
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
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Book at
busesng.cl
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $60
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Book at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$22 - $30
Regular Bed
$28 - $40
Economy
$17 - $24
Premium Semi Bed
$35 - $55
Premium Bed
$40 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between San Pedro de Atacama to Peru is 1973 km. It takes approximately 26 h 43 min to drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru.

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

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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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