There are 5 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.

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Bus, fly to Calama  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Vicuña to La Serena
  2. Fly from La Serena (LSC) to Calama (CJC) LSC - CJC
  3. Take the bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama

$123 - $1,013

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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

$30 - $89

3 alternative options

Bus, fly to Antofagasta  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Vicuña to La Serena
  2. Fly from La Serena (LSC) to Antofagasta (ANF) LSC - ANF
  3. Take the bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama

$63 - $359

Bus Pluss Chile  •  19 h 28 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

$39 - $84

Drive  •  15 h

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

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

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.

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The distance between Vicuña and San Pedro de Atacama is 831 km. The road distance is 1253.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama, including transfers.

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Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Via Elqui, depart from Vicuña station.

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The quickest flight from La Serena Airport to Calama Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at San Pedro de Atacama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama is 1253 km. It takes approximately 15 h to drive from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama.

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JetSMART and LATAM Chile offer flights from La Serena Airport to Calama Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in San Pedro de Atacama. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vicuña to San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Distance: 519.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from La Serena to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from La Serena to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from La Serena to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from La Serena to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
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
Magic Tour
Phone
+56 99 553 4952
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama Airport to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $28
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus from La Serena to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
15 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$25 - $50
Premium
$50 - $75
1st Class
$65 - $95
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
$5
Schedules at
microsybusesdechile.blogspot.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Vicuña to La Serena
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Bus from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
14 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Semi Cama
$30
Cama
$61
Buses Elqui Mar
Bus from Vicuña to La Serena
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
$46
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from La Serena to Calama
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Transporte Amanecer
Phone
+56 9 82555550 / 55 2 892043
Email
pullman.amanecer10@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com

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