There are 4 ways to get from Arequipa to Santiago by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to Santiago (SCL) AQP - SCL

$157 - $809

Cheapest option

Bus Fichtur VIP  •  35 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Santiago

$52 - $118

2 alternative options

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  29 h

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Tacna Via Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Santiago Via Buenos Aires

$89 - $145

Drive  •  30 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Arequipa to Santiago 1562.4 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Arequipa to Santiago is to bus which costs $50 - $120 and takes 35 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arequipa to Santiago is to fly which costs $150 - $850 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between Arequipa and Santiago is 1899 km. The road distance is 2499.8 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Arequipa to Santiago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arequipa to Santiago. However, there are services departing from Arequipa and arriving at Santiago via Tacna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h.

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There is no direct flight from Arequipa Airport to Santiago Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 57 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Arequipa to Santiago.
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  • Distance: 1186.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Arequipa, Peru and Santiago, Chile?

LATAM Chile, Peruvian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Arequipa to Santiago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arequipa to Santiago via Tacna in around 29 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arequipa to Santiago via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Arequipa to Santiago via Cuzco, Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Arequipa to Santiago via Lima, Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Bus operators
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Book at
oltursa.pe
bus
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Expreso Norte
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Arica to Santiago - San Borja
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
pullman.cl

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