There are 3 ways to get from Tacna to Arica by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica Tacna

$3

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Tacna to Arica Tacna

$5

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Tacna to Arica 34.5 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tacna to Arica is to bus which costs $3 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tacna to Arica is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tacna and arriving at Arica. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tacna and arriving at Arica. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Tacna and Arica is 51 km. The road distance is 55.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tacna to Arica without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $3.

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The bus from Tacna to Arica takes 1 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Tacna to Arica bus services, operated by Adsubliata, depart from Tacna station.

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Map of how to get from Tacna to Arica.
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  • Distance: 32.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Tacna, Peru and Arica, Chile?

Adsubliata operates a bus from Tacna to Arica every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h. Buses Norte Grande also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica operates a train from Tacna to Arica twice daily. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica
Phone
(+51) 52 611824
Website
facebook.com
Train from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus operators
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 58 226 2495
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56993068508
Website
busesnortegrande.cl
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl

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