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There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to Atacama Desert by plane, shuttle or bus

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Fly Toronto to Antofagasta, travel  •  19h 14m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Antofagasta (ANF) YYZ - ANF
  2. Travel from Antofagasta to Atacama Desert

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta, travel  •  24h

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Antofagasta (ANF) YTZ - ANF
  2. Travel from Antofagasta to Atacama Desert

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Antofagasta, travel  •  23h 47m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Antofagasta (ANF) BUF - ANF
  3. Travel from Antofagasta to Atacama Desert

Fly Toronto to Copiapo, bus, travel  •  24h 8m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Copiapo (CPO) YYZ - CPO
  2. Take the bus from Copiapo to Taltal
  3. Travel from Taltal to Atacama Desert

Canada → Chile
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International entry into Chile from Canada

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Chile from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 2 years of age or older
  • 5 days mandatory government quarantine at traveller’s expense with covid-19 test on arrival. 5 of days self quarantine to be completed after negative covid-19 test issued
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from Canada
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 2 years of age or older
  • 5 days mandatory government quarantine at traveller’s expense with covid-19 test on arrival. 5 of days self quarantine to be completed after negative covid-19 test issued
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • Arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate can be released from Hotel Quarantine after returning a negative COVID-19 test result on day 1
This applies to arrivals who have visited Chile in the last 14 days
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Spain

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Rules to follow in Chile

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Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Chile from Canada.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Atacama Desert is 600 360 7777.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Atacama Desert is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Atacama Desert is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 600 360 7777.

Yes, entry into Canada from Chile is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Chile Atiende.

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The distance between Toronto and Atacama Desert is 7649 km.

It takes approximately 19h 14m to get from Toronto to Atacama Desert, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Antofagasta Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 28m and has one stopover.

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United Airlines, JetSMART, Copa Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Antofagasta Airport.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $5 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Atacama Desert.
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  • Distance: 7648.6 km
  • Duration: 19h 14m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Atacama Desert, Antofagasta, Chile?

There is no direct connection from Toronto to Atacama Desert. However, you can take the train to UP Express Pearson Airport, take the walk to Toronto airport, fly to Antofagasta, then take the travel to Atacama Desert. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Billy Bishop Airport Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Billy Bishop Toronto City airport, fly to Antofagasta, then take the travel to Atacama Desert.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Toronto to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
13h 28m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Antofagasta via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Antofagasta via Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 21m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Antofagasta via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Santiago
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Antofagasta via Punta Cana, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 36m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Antofagasta via Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 51m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Antofagasta via Houston, Lima
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Antofagasta via Bogota, Santiago
Ave. Duration
18h 24m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta via Newark, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 51m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta via Washington Dulles, Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
19h 11m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta via Washington Dulles, Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
19h 11m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta via Newark, Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 51m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta via Newark, Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 51m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta via Newark, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 51m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta via Newark, Punta Cana, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 51m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta via Newark, Havana, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 51m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Antofagasta via Newark, Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 51m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Antofagasta via Newark, Lima
Ave. Duration
15h 46m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Antofagasta via New York JFK, Santiago
Ave. Duration
16h 21m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Antofagasta via Philadelphia, Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Antofagasta via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 38m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Antofagasta via Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 36m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Antofagasta via Atlanta, Santiago
Ave. Duration
20h 51m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Antofagasta via Philadelphia, Punta Cana, Lima
Ave. Duration
19h 36m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Antofagasta via Detroit, Punta Cana, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 26m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Antofagasta via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Cartagena, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 36m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Copiapo via Santiago
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Copiapo via Bogota, Santiago
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Copiapo via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Santiago
Ave. Duration
17h 47m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Copiapo via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
18h 3m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Toronto to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
16h 54m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Toronto to Copiapo via New York JFK, Santiago
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Copiapo to Taltal
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$8 - $18
Premium
$25 - $35
Cama
$23 - $35

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