There are 8 ways to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru by 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

Fly Calama to Cuzco  •  10 h

  1. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Cuzco (CUZ) CJC - CUZ

$400 - $1,501

Cheapest option

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

$46 - $94

6 alternative options

Fly Calama to Lima  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Lima (LIM) CJC - LIM

$410 - $1,062

Bus, bus to Antofagasta, fly to Lima  •  10 h 34 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 Lima (LIM) ANF - LIM

$294 - $989

Bus to Salta, fly to Lima  •  12 h 35 min

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

$349 - $954

Bus via La Tirana  •  27 h 27 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 Tepsa  •  34 h 2 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 Javier Prado

$57 - $79

Drive  •  26 h 43 min

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

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru is to bus which costs $55 - $80 and takes 34 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Peru is to fly which costs $400 - $1,500 and takes 10 h.

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

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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 2 de Mayo via Arica and Tomas Valle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 11 min.

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

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

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Lima via Arica, Terminal de buses Plaza Norte, and Tomas Valle in around 27 h 11 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Cuzco via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Calama to Cuzco via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Calama to Lima via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
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
Flights from Salta to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Calama to Lima via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
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
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
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
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 - $11
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Pozo Almonte to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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
Green Toad Bus
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Salta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
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 - $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
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 58 226 2495
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56993068508
Website
busesnortegrande.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl
Tepsa
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima Javier Prado
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Suite
$40 - $50
Regular
$35 - $50

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