There are 5 ways to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  11 h 34 min

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

$21 - $56

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Train, bus  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Uyuní to Avaroa
  2. Take the bus from Ollagüe to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Antofagasta

$16 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus via Antofagasta  •  12 h 26 min

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

$24 - $52

Drive  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Uyuni to Antofagasta 374.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  9 h 25 min

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

$421 - $1,613

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The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta is to train and bus which costs $15 - $45 and takes 14 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta is to fly which costs $420 - $1,700 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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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 11 h 34 min.

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The distance between Uyuni and Antofagasta is 511 km. The road distance is 599.3 km.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 34 min and costs $20 - $60.

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It takes approximately 11 h 34 min 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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The best way to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta is to bus which takes 11 h 34 min and costs $20 - $60. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $420 - $1,700 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Uyuni Airport to Antofagasta Airport. The quickest flight takes 14 h 42 min and has two stopovers.

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

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Map of how to get from Uyuni to Antofagasta.
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  • Distance: 319.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 34 min

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 11 h 34 min. Alternatively, Amaszonas and LATAM Chile fly from Uyuni to Antofagasta once daily.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Uyuni to Antofagasta via La Paz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Uyuní to Avaroa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$2 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $5
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from Uyuni to Calama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Ollagüe to Calama
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $24
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$5 - $13
Premium
$16 - $24
1st Class
$12 - $18
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Calama to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl

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