In order to trip from Uyuni to Calama you need to go to Cabrera avenue and Arce avenue where buses leave every day at 4:00am, 5:30am and 12:30pm. The buses cross the border through Ollague, where passengers can clear customs and migration.
The distance between Uyuni and Calama is 425 km and the trip takes 9-10 hours.
is a city on the shores of the Loa River, in the north of Chile. Calama is only
an hour and a half away from the city of San Pedro de Atacama, a popular
tourist destination. Uyuni, on the other hand, is one the most famous tourist
destination of Bolivia.
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Uyuni to Calama Bus Timetable
Cruz del Norte
11 de Julio
TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM UYUNI TO CALAMA
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: There are direct buses from Uyuni to Calama. The journey takes between 9 and 10 hours. There are three bus companies doing this route every day: Cruz del Norte (bus semi lie-flat) leaves at 5:30am and Trans Salvador (bus semi lie-flat), leaves at 12:30pm. Exp. 11 de Julio (normal bus) leaves at 4:00am and there is a change of bus at the border between Chile and Bolivia. The bus stop is on Avenida Cabrera, where the bus agencies are located.
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SOME TOURISTIC INFORMATION THAT CAN BE OF INTEREST
Founded at the crossing of two Inca trails, Calama is now a mining town, and still serves as a stopover for people headed elsewhere. Some people traveling to San Pedro de Atacama end up spending the night here, and the town does have a few attractions of its own.
: Chuquicamata is the largest copper mine in the world. Guided tours can be organized.
San Francisco de Chiu Chiu
: Thirty to 40 minutes from Calama by car, San Francisco de Chiu Chiu is a small village with a river running through it and its own vegetable gardens. The church built in 1674 is one of the oldest in the region.
San Pedro de Atacama
: Located one and a half hour away from Calama, San Pedro has many tourist attractions: Valle de la Luna, Valle de la Muerto, El Tatio Geysers, and one can enjoy there one of the clearest night skies in the world.
: Try traditional regional dishes like patasca (a stew made from corn, potatoes, vegetables and meat), and a barbecue of grilled llama meat and river trout.