Has frequent buses to La Serena (CH$2000, one hour), Coquimbo (CH$2000, 1¼ hours), Pisco Elqui (CH$2000, 50 minutes) and Montegrande (CH$2000, 40 minutes). Expresso Norte has a twice-daily service to Santiago (CH$12…
In the south of town, this terminal has service to major destinations, including Santiago (CH$8000 to CH$15,000, 5½ hours), Arica (CH$25,000 to CH$46,000, 27 hours), Iquique (CH$20,000 to CH$40,000, 19 hours) and An…
You can buy Tur Bus tickets at this office a few steps north of the plaza, but buses depart from Plaza Las Americas, about five blocks southeast of Caldera's central plaza.
Has dozens of carriers plying the Panamericana from Santiago north to Arica, including Tur Bus, Pullman Bus and Pullman Carmelita.
Coquimbo's bus terminal is about 600m south of Barrio Inglés on Varela between Borgoño and Alcalde. Many local buses and colectivos also link the two cities (bus CH$600, colectivo CH$1200).
Buses to Vicuña (CH$2700, 1½ hours), Ovalle (CH$2700, two hours), Montegrande (CH$4000, two hours) or Pisco Elqui (CH$4000, 2½ hours).
In summer (December to March), Covalle Bus travels to Mendoza (CH$45,000, 12 hours) and San Juan (CH$45,000, 18 hours) via the Libertadores pass every Wednesday and Friday, departing at 11pm.
Rodaggio has decent unlimited mileage rates, starting around CH$25,000 for a small car. But pickup trucks and 4WDs suitable for exploring the backcountry cost at least CH$55,100 per day.
Sells Pullman bus tickets, though buses depart from the main terminal south of the center.
Catch buses here to Copiapó (CH$2500, one hour) every 30 minutes. Tur Bus and several other companies depart from here.