Sep 18, 2013

    Getting there

    THE nearest airport from San Pedro de Atacama is Calama Domestic Airport.

    Several airlines, such as LAN Chile, Sky Airline and Principle Airlines, operate from Santiago International Airport to Calama Airport. Flight time is about two hours.

    Alternatively, the longer route is to take a bus from Santiago, which takes about 20 hours.

    Currently, from Calama Airport, there is no public transport to get to San Pedro de Atacama.

    You will have to be picked up by tour agents or you can rent a car at the airport.