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Antofagasta to Iquique Bus

Antofagasta to Iquique Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Kenny Bus 16:00 20:30 5 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
Buses carmelita 23:44 23:44 5 hrs 40 mins VIEW PRICE
Sol del Norte (New) 23:40 23:40 5 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE

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Antofagasta to Iquique Bus

If you are the type of person who knows how to enjoy life and is looking for a place to have fun, Iquique will steal your heart. First, you need to take a bus from Antofagasta to Iquique and enjoy the 417 km road trip by the ocean for only USD 17 (14.34 Euros). Then, after five and a half hours among palm trees and pleasant landscapes, you will arrive in Iquique.

Bus Operators servicing these routes

Three operators are offering Antofagasta to Iquique bus routes:

  • Kenny Bus
    • Departure: Antofagasta
    • Arrival: Terminal Kenny Bus
    • Duration: 5 hrs 30 min
    • Price: 19.96 USD (16.73 Euros)
    • Phone: (56) 9 4915 6683
  • Buses Carmelita
    • Departure: Antofagasta
    • Arrival: Iquique
    • Duration: 6 hrs 00 min
    • Price: 18.54 USD (15.54 Euros)
    • Phone: (56-57) 248 3147
  • Sol del Norte
    • Departure: Antofagasta
    • Arrival: Iquique
    • Duration: 5 hrs 30 min
    • Price: 14.26 USD (11.95 Euros)
    • Phone: (55) 498316

Things to see and do in Iquique

Iquique is a place to enjoy life, where it is normal to see people taking a ride down the avenues in fancy cars or having gourmet food for breakfast. It is up to you how you want to spend your days in this fantastic city. Here we propose a list of what you can do:

  • Day by the beach: Spend your day by the beach, getting a sunbath on a recliner, dive into the ocean floor of the Pacific or test yourself on a jet ski. You can stay until late at night and explore some of the bohemian bars along the shore.
  • Humberstone and Santa Laura saltpetre offices: Suppose you have the time, just 50 km away from Iquique. In that case, you can visit the settlement of Humberstone and the industrial area of Santa Laura and experience the golden days of saltpetre in Chile’s history. Humberstone and Santa Laura offices became the world’s most crucial saltpetre mine at the end of the 20th century. With their knowledge and various skills, the union of different communities turned this saltpetre region into a complex space of cultural exchange.
  • Historic District: Walk around the city and let yourself be transported to a time in history by looking at the architecture of the downtown buildings and the magic of the streets. Be amazed by the glamour of the abundance of saltpetre times. You can visit the Navy Museum or walk along the Passenger Pier, where you can get a boat to explore more places.

Advantages of booking with redBus

Are you tired of spending hours and hours looking and comparing different bus operators so you can find the cheapest one? Then it would be best if you tried redBus, it is a great search engine system for bus booking, and it saves you a lot of time. There you can check for amenities, bus timing, a great variety of routes, and more.

redBus is very easy to use. First, you need to write the details of the departure and destination cities and the date of the trip and click on the search button to get a list of different bus operators available depending on the route. Then, you can select the operator that best suits your expectations and securely complete your payment online. Sometimes the buses get full quickly, so we recommend you book your tickets in advance so that you don’t have any problem and you can get the best prices.

Iquique is a place that you cannot miss when you are in Chile, so if you are visiting Antofagasta, consider travelling for some days to Iquique and book your bus tickets in advance on redBus so you can find a place for this famous city.


How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another??

A: You can simply log on to, choose any specific country you would like to book a bus in, and select the source and destination. After choosing the route and the date, you will find a number of options for buses available. redBus site is user-friendly and booking a bus ticket is just a matter of a few minutes.

Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?

A: This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.

Where can I find the location of my bus stop?

A: As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.

How early should I arrive for the trip?

A: Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.

Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?

A: Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.

At what time do buses start from Antofagasta to Iquique?

A: Buses from Antofagasta to Iquique generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.

Are there any discounts available on the route from Antofagasta to Iquique?

A: Antofagasta to Iquique is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.



  • Terminal Antofagasta
  • Antofagasta


  • T. Kenny Bus
  • Iquique


Visit the redBus app or website to view the rest stops that are available on the way while traveling by bus from Antofagasta to Iquique. There are several offers and cashback options that a customer can avail on the redBus app and website.

Travel Safety during Covid-19

Covid-19 Updates on Antofagasta to Iquique Bus Route

Travel Safe from Antofagasta to Iquique during Covid-19 Pandemic
  • While traveling from Antofagasta to Iquique during Covid-19 Pandemic, passengers have to follow certain guidelines as per the orders of the Government and local authorities. One can find the key highlights of the restrictions to follow from Antofagasta to Iquique route on this page.
Covid-19 Test and Quarantine Rules
  • If you are wondering if you need to take a Covid-19 test while travelling from Antofagasta to Iquique during Covid-19 Pandemic or looking for quarantine rules, this page will give you updated information on the same, so that you can keep the documents handy while travelling.
List of Useful Resources
  • Passengers need to visit the official website of the Government and take a note of Covid-19 PCR test validity for traveling on this bus route.

General Covid-19 Guidelines to follow while in Iquique

Mandatory Mask
Minimum 1 meter of physical distance
Sanitizing hands
Temperature checks at public places

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