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There are 4 ways to get from Valparaíso to Calama by shuttle, plane, bus or car

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Shuttle, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Valparaíso to Santiago Airport
  2. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Calama (CJC) SCL - CJC

$165 - $570

Cheapest option

Bus Ciktur  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Valparaiso to Calama Valparaíso

$30 - $95

2 alternative options

Bus Expreso Norte  •  22 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Viña del Mar to La Calera Valparaíso
  2. Take the bus from La Calera to Calama

Drive  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Valparaíso to Calama 954.3 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Valparaíso to Calama is to bus which costs $30 - $95 and takes 21 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valparaíso to Calama is to shuttle and fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valparaiso and arriving at Calama. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 55 min.

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The distance between Valparaíso and Calama is 1206 km. The road distance is 1526.9 km.

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The best way to get from Valparaíso to Calama without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 55 min and costs $30 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Valparaíso to Calama, including transfers.

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Valparaíso to Calama bus services, operated by Ciktur, depart from Valparaiso station.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Calama Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 4 min.

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Valparaíso to Calama bus services, operated by Ciktur, arrive at Calama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valparaíso to Calama is 1527 km. It takes approximately 16 h 49 min to drive from Valparaíso to Calama.

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  • Distance: 753.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Valparaíso, Chile and Calama, Chile?

Ciktur operates a bus from Valparaíso to Calama twice daily. Tickets cost $52 and the journey takes 21 h 55 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Bus operators
Travel Tours
Phone
+56 32 320 4315
Email
contacto@traveltours.cl
Website
traveltours.cl
Shuttle from Valparaíso to Santiago Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$102
Schedules at
traveltours.cl
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traveltours.cl
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Valparaiso to Calama
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Valparaiso to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$30 - $65
Premium
$65 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Valparaiso to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Atacama VIP
Phone
+56 02 720 5206
Website
avip.cl
Bus from Valparaiso to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Servicios De Transportes Ciferal Express S.A.
Phone
+56 32 234 4524
Bus from Viña del Mar to La Calera
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from La Calera to Calama
Ave. Duration
19 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Semi Cama
$33
Cama
$67

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

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There are 73+ hotels available in Calama. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Valparaíso to Santiago Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $102.

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