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There are 4 ways to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama Uyuni
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Antofagasta Santiago

$43 - $63

3 alternative options

Bus via Pedro Aguirre Cerda / Huasco  •  13h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Calama T. Granadero to Antofagasta Calama

Drive  •  10h 41m

  1. Drive from Uyuni to Antofagasta 622.2 km

$60 - $95

Bus, fly  •  15h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama
  2. Fly from Calama (CJC) to Antofagasta (ANF) CJC - ANF

$135 - $354

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The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta is to bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 13h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Uyuni to Antofagasta. However, there are services departing from Uyuni and arriving at Antofagasta via Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 28m.

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The distance between Uyuni and Antofagasta is 511 km. The road distance is 622.2 km.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta without a car is to bus which takes 13h 28m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 13h 28m to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta, including transfers.

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Uyuni to Antofagasta bus services, operated by Cruz del Norte, depart from Uyuni station.

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There is no direct flight from Calama Airport to Antofagasta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 54m and has one stopover.

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Uyuni to Antofagasta bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at Antofagasta station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Uyuni to Antofagasta is 622 km. It takes approximately 10h 41m to drive from Uyuni to Antofagasta.

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  • Distance: 511.1 km
  • Duration: 13h 28m

What companies run services between Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia and Antofagasta, Chile?

You can take a bus from Uyuni to Antofagasta via Calama and Calama in around 13h 28m.

Airlines
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via La Serena
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Concepcion
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$5 - $12
Premium
$20 - $28
Cama
$13 - $19
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Calama T. Granadero to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$7 - $10
Salón Cama
$8 - $18

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Sky Airline, LATAM Chile and JetSMART offer flights from Calama Airport to Antofagasta Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Antofagasta. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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