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There are 6 ways to get from Buenos Aires to Santiago by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Santiago (SCL)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buenos Aires to Santiago

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Fly from Ezeiza

  1. Fly from Ezeiza (EZE) to Santiago (SCL)

Bus via Mendoza

  1. Take the bus from Buenos Aires - Hotel Sarmiento to Mendoza
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to Santiago

Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Buenos Aires - El Retiro to Santiago - Los Heroes

Drive

  1. Drive from Buenos Aires to Santiago

Buenos Aires to Santiago by bus

1 Weekly Buses
24h Average Duration
$30 Cheapest Price
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Argentina → Chile
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International entry into Chile from Argentina

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Argentina
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Chile from Argentina

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Isolation required for positive cases or close contact on arrival flight
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • All travellers require a Mobility Pass that certifies they have been fully vaccinated
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from Argentina
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Isolation required for positive cases or close contact on arrival flight
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • All travellers require a Mobility Pass that certifies they have been fully vaccinated
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Chile

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Rules to follow in Chile

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Considerations leaving from Argentina

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Chile from Argentina.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Health pass is required on all public transport

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santiago is 600 360 7777.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santiago is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santiago is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 600 360 7777.

No, returning to Argentina from Chile is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Chile Atiende.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buenos Aires to Santiago is to bus via Mendoza which costs $4500 - $5500 and takes 21h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Buenos Aires to Santiago is to fly which costs $10000 - $37000 and takes 5h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buenos Aires and arriving at Santiago. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 24h.

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The distance between Buenos Aires and Santiago is 1137 km. The road distance is 1397.7 km.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Santiago without a car is to bus via Mendoza which takes 21h 58m and costs $4500 - $5500.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Buenos Aires to Santiago, including transfers.

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Buenos Aires to Santiago bus services, operated by Sendas, depart from Buenos Aires - Hotel Sarmiento station.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Santiago is to fly which takes 5h 22m and costs $10000 - $37000. Alternatively, you can bus via Mendoza, which costs $4500 - $5500 and takes 21h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Buenos Aires to Santiago bus services, operated by El Rapido Internacional, arrive at Santiago station.

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Map of how to get from Buenos Aires to Santiago.
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  • Distance: 1137.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Buenos Aires, Argentina and Santiago, Chile?

LATAM Chile, Aerolíneas Argentinas and three other airlines fly from Buenos Aires to Santiago every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buenos Aires to Santiago via Mendoza, Santiago, and PI439-Parada 3 / in around 21h 58m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Ezeiza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Santiago via Mendoza
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Ezeiza to Santiago via Mendoza
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Ezeiza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Ezeiza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Ezeiza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Jetsmart
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Bus operators
Sendas
Website
vytsendas.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires - Hotel Sarmiento to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
viajesendas.com.ar
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El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
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elrapidoint.com.ar
Semi Bed
$9 - $13
Bed
$10 - $15
Buses Ahumada
Phone
+56 600 360 0224
Email
contacto@busesahumada.cl
Website
busesahumada.cl
Bus from Buenos Aires to Santiago
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
Buses Ahumada
Pullman Del Sur
Phone
+56 2 776-2426
Website
pdelsur.cl
Bus from Buenos Aires - El Retiro to Santiago - Los Heroes
Ave. Duration
24h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
pdelsur.cl
Bus from Buenos Aires - El Retiro to Santiago - Los Heroes
Ave. Duration
24h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
pdelsur.cl
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Santiago is 1h behind Buenos Aires. It is currently 11:05 PM in Buenos Aires and 10:05 PM in Santiago.

Yes, the driving distance between Buenos Aires to Santiago is 1398 km. It takes approximately 15h 51m to drive from Buenos Aires to Santiago.

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LATAM Chile, Jetsmart, Sky Airline and two other airlines offer flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport to Santiago Airport.

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There are 570+ hotels available in Santiago. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs $20 - $25.

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