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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 Via Arica

$2 - $6

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Tacna to Arica Tacna

$6

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Tacna to Arica 34.5 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Tacna to Arica is to bus which costs $2 - $6 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 every 30 minutes, 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, and operate every day. 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 $2 - $6.

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The bus from Tacna to Arica takes 1 h including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Tacna to Arica train services, operated by Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica, depart from Tacna station.

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The best way to get from Tacna to Arica is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $2 - $6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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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?

Chasquitur operates a bus from Tacna to Arica hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica operates a train from Tacna to Arica twice daily. Tickets cost $6 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
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus operators
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
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busesng.cl

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Tacna to Arica bus services, operated by Chasquitur, arrive at Arica station.

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Arica is 2 h ahead of Tacna. It is currently 2:36 AM in Tacna and 4:36 AM in Arica.

Tacna to Arica train services, operated by Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica, arrive at Arica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tacna to Arica is 55 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Tacna to Arica.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Arica. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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