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

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Calama (CJC) SCL - CJC

$55 - $460

Cheapest option

Bus Ciktur  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Valparaiso to Calama Valparaíso

$30 - $100

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valparaíso to Calama is to bus which costs $30 - $100 and takes 21 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valparaíso to Calama is to fly which costs $55 - $460 and takes 5 h 22 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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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Valparaíso to Calama, including transfers.

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

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Valparaíso to Calama hourly. Alternatively, Ciktur operates a bus from Valparaíso to Calama twice daily. Tickets cost $53 and the journey takes 21 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Bus operators
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
$53
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Valparaiso to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$30 - $65
Premium
$70 - $100
1st Class
$85 - $130
Atacama VIP
Phone
600 600 7855 / 600 660 0111
Website
avip.cl
Bus from Valparaiso to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
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

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