The trip from Calama to Uyuni crosses the border through the Ollagüe migratory center, where passengers can clear customs and migration. You arrive in Uyuni at the bus terminal located on Avenida Arce. The distance between Calama and Uyuni is 425 km and the trip takes between 8 and 10 hours depending on how long it takes to clear migration. Because of the border crossing, bus companies only do this route during the day.
Calama is a city on the Loa River in the Antofagasta region in northern Chile. Set in a mining area, it’s known as a gateway to San Pedro de Atacama and tourist attractions such as the Valle de la Luna. Uyuni is famous for the salt flats and its spectacular views inside the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve.
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