Calama se encuentra a 388 kilómetros Iquique. La duración del viaje en promedio es de 18 horas, en categoría semi cama, cama o premium dependiendo de la compañía de buses, las que atraviesan la Ruta 5 Sur que conecta ambas ciudades.
En Calama la salida de buses es desde Terminal de Expreso Norte de Calama. Los buses llegan a Iquique al Terminal de Buses de Iquique o a los establecidos por las empresas de buses.
|Important Bus Operators between Calama to Iquique||Kenny Bus|
|No Companies from Calama to Iquique||1|
|No Services from Calama to Iquique||2|
|Average Ticket Price (CLP) from Calama to Iquique||$ 13.000|
|Maximum Ticket Price (CLP) from Calama to Iquique||$ 15.000|
|Minimum Ticket Price (CLP) from Calama to Iquique||$ 11.000|
|First Departure from Calama to Iquique||11:00|
|Daily Last Departure from Calama to Iquique||21:00|
Calama is the point of arrival for those who wish to visit one of the mandatory destinations of tourists visiting Chile, San Pedro de Atacama, which has among its attractions the saltwater Laguna Cejar. Calama is one hour from San Pedro de Atacama and has a population that is mainly dedicated to mining due to the large number of mining deposits in the area, including one of the largest in Chile-Chuquicamata. Calama has prominent hotels, such as the Hotel Diego de Almagro.
Iquique is a city of the first region of Tarapacá being one of the northern cities known for the beauty of its beaches and its coastal desert climate that simulates an eternal summer. From Iquique you can visit the Pica Oasis, famous for its agricultural products in the Atacama desert and for its well known as "chocas", suitable for bathing. You can also visit historical sites such as the Humberstone and Santa Laura nitrate mines. Less than an hour away is the town of La Tirana, where one of the largest religious festivals in Chile takes place around the Virgen del Carmen. The obligatory visit to the ZOFRI, free zone where you can find multiple products free of taxes.