There are 4 ways to get from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama by bus, plane 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

Bus, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Vicuña to La Serena
  2. Fly from La Serena (LSC) to Calama (CJC) LSC - CJC

$137 - $1,072

Cheapest option

Bus Turbus  •  18 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Vicuña to La Serena La Serena
  2. Take the bus from La Serena to San Pedro de Atacama Santiago

$45 - $135

2 alternative options

Bus Pluss Chile  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Vicuña to La Serena
  2. Take the bus from La Serena to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama

$50 - $80

Drive  •  15 h

  1. Drive from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama 783.2 miles

$130 - $190

What companies run services between Vicuña, Chile and San Pedro de Atacama, Chile?

You can take a bus from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama via La Serena in around 18 h 16 min.

Airlines
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from La Serena to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from La Serena to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Bus operators
Sol de Elqui
Phone
+56 (51) 221 5946
Bus from Vicuña to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
microsybusesdechile.blogspot.cl
Via Elqui
Phone
+56 (51) 231 2422 / +56 (51) 221 1707
Bus from Vicuña to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
microsybusesdechile.blogspot.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Vicuña to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Semi Cama
$5
Cama
$14
Bus from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
14 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Buses Elqui Mar
Bus from Vicuña to La Serena
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from La Serena to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
15 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $110
Semi Cama
$76
Cama
$113
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
15 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
recorrido.cl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vicuña and San Pedro de Atacama is 831 km. The road distance is 1253 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus which costs $45 - $140 and takes 18 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $130 - $1,100.

No, there is no direct bus from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama. However, there are services departing from Vicuña and arriving at San Pedro de Atacama via La Serena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.