There are 7 ways to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Antofagasta San Pedro de Atacama / ...

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Bus via Pedro Aguirre Cerda / Huasco  •  14h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Calama Uyuni
  2. Take the bus from Calama T. Balmaceda to Antofagasta Calama / ...

$16 - $47

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Bus via Antofagasta  •  14h 13m

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

$16 - $54

Drive  •  12h 56m

  1. Drive from Uyuni to Antofagasta 593.5 km

$60 - $90

Bus to Calama, fly to Antofagasta  •  16h 2m

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

$39 - $179

Fly Uyuni to Antofagasta  •  9h 39m

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Antofagasta (ANF) UYU - ANF

$159 - $431

Fly Uyuni to Iquique, bus  •  12h 47m

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Iquique (IQQ) UYU - IQQ
  2. Take the bus from Iquique - Esmeralda to Antofagasta

$134 - $513

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta is to bus via Pedro Aguirre Cerda / Huasco which costs $15 - $50 and takes 14h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta is to fly which costs $150 - $440 and takes 9h 39m.

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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 12h 30m.

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The distance between Uyuni and Antofagasta is 511 km. The road distance is 593.5 km.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta without a car is to bus which takes 12h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 30m to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta, including transfers.

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Uyuni to Antofagasta bus services, operated by Trans Salvador, depart from Uyuni station.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta is to bus which takes 12h 30m and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $440 and takes 9h 39m.

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There is no direct flight from Calama Airport to Antofagasta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 56m and has one stopover.

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

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

You can take a bus from Uyuni to Antofagasta via Calama in around 12h 30m. Alternatively, Amaszonas, LATAM Chile and JetSMART fly from Uyuni to Antofagasta twice daily.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Uyuni to Antofagasta via La Paz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Uyuni to Antofagasta via La Paz, Iquique, Santiago
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via La Serena
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Uyuni to Antofagasta via La Paz, Iquique, Santiago
Ave. Duration
14h 8m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Calama to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $140
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to Iquique via La Paz
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$4 - $10
Premium
$17 - $24
Cama
$11 - $15
Bus from Iquique - Esmeralda to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$7 - $16
Premium
$22 - $35
Cama
$21 - $29
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Calama T. Balmaceda to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$5 - $8
Salón Cama
$6 - $15
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$5 - $8
Salón Cama
$6 - $15
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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altanetpasajes.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Website
Expreso Norte
Semi Cama
$9 - $16
Cama
$11 - $22
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl

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Yes, the driving distance between Uyuni to Antofagasta is 593 km. It takes approximately 12h 56m to drive from Uyuni to Antofagasta.

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

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There are 151+ hotels available in Antofagasta. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Uyuni Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $9 - $12.

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