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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica

$3 - $7

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

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

Adsubliata operates a bus from Tacna to Arica every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 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 $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
$4
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56993068508
Website
busesnortegrande.cl
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl
Terminal Internacional ASEVERTRANS Ltda
Phone
(58) 241 390
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tacna to Arica?

The distance between Tacna and Arica is 51 km. The road distance is 55 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tacna to Arica?

The cheapest way to get from Tacna to Arica is to bus which costs $3 - $7 and takes 1 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Tacna to Arica?

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

Is there a direct train between Tacna and Arica?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Tacna and Arica?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tacna and arriving at Arica. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

How long does it take to get from Tacna to Arica?

The bus from Tacna to Arica takes 1 h including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.