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A commenter on my blog post about my bus ride from Santiago to Iquique asked the following question:

I want to travel from Santiago to Iquique by bus. Any body can tell how much, how long is it and the best services too.

I figured it was worth posting on here, and asking the question. I'll link to this question in response to his comment.

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Unless I am reading the Tur-Bus site wrong the prices vary between: $42 per person to $77 per person one way.

The thing is that I can't imaging myself spending 24 hours even on a most comfortable bus but then again I like my creature comforts.

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    if you check the blog link, it's one of the most luxurious buses I've ever been on (if you go cama class). Despite an awful hangover, it was chilling, movie-watching and watching the scenery go by :) All it was missing was power points and wifi ;)
    – Mark Mayo
    Feb 13 '12 at 5:16
  • Mark next time I am in Chile, I would definitly take the bus over planes again, but I would shop. I had the same experience as you when going to Chiloe, on the return I went cheap and regretted it ever since.
    – user141
    Feb 13 '12 at 10:42
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    @MarkMayo I believe they are but I still don't see spending 24 hours on a bus. :)
    – Karlson
    Feb 13 '12 at 16:47
  • Yeah, I did 16 hours next going to La Paz, and it cost me about $15. One of the worst bus rides of my life. So there's definitely different experiences ;)
    – Mark Mayo
    Apr 18 '12 at 0:43
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Santiago - Iquique takes about 22 hours by bus with the companies Pullman or Turbus and 2 hours by plane with Skyairline or LAN

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