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There are 7 ways to get from Chile to Bolivia by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Santa Cruz

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Santa Cruz (VVI)

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Los Andes
  2. Take the bus from Los Andes to Mendoza
  3. Take the bus from Mendoza to Santa Cruz

Fly to Cochabamba

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Cochabamba (CBB)

Fly to Sucre

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Sucre (SRE)

Fly to Tarija

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Tarija (TJA)

Bus via Calama

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Drive

  1. Drive from Santiago to Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Santiago (SCL) to Santa Cruz (VVI) flights

2 Weekly Planes
3h 4m Average Duration
$348 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bolivia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Bolivia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Bolivia.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Bolivia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Bolivia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bolivia

Domestic travel is restricted within Bolivia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bolivia

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Chile. Leaving Chile may be in violation of local restrictions.

Last updated: January 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chile to Bolivia is to bus which costs $45 - $65 and takes 39h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Chile to Bolivia is to fly which takes 6h 5m and costs $230 - $800.

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The distance between Chile and Bolivia is 1755 km. The road distance is 2481.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chile to Bolivia without a car is to bus which takes 39h 43m and costs $45 - $65.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Chile to Bolivia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chile to Bolivia is to fly which takes 6h 5m and costs $230 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 39h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Santa Cruz Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 4m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chile to Bolivia is 2481 km. It takes approximately 30h 52m to drive from Chile to Bolivia.

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LATAM Chile offers flights from Santiago Airport to Santa Cruz Airport.

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The best way to get from Chile to Santiago Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs $1 - $23.

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Map of how to get from Chile to Bolivia.
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  • Distance: 1755 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Chile and Bolivia?

LATAM Chile flies from Maipú to Santa Cruz de la Sierra twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago to Santa Cruz de la Sierra via Los Andes, Mendoza, and Santa Cruz in around 39h 43m.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Santiago to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Cochabamba via La Paz
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Cochabamba via La Paz, Cobija
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Santiago to Cochabamba via Ezeiza, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz, Sucre
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via La Paz
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via Ezeiza, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $500
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
11h 34m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Santiago to Tarija via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Santiago to Tarija via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Santiago to Tarija via La Paz
Ave. Duration
12h 14m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Santiago to Tarija via Ezeiza, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Santiago to Tarija via Lima, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Santiago to Tarija via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Santiago to Tarija via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Tarija via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Santiago to Tarija via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
13h 54m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Santiago to Cochabamba via Iquique, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Santiago to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz, Trinidad
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Bus operators
Buses Ahumada
Phone
+56 600 360 0224
Email
contacto@busesahumada.cl
Website
busesahumada.cl
Bus from Santiago to Los Andes
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Buses Ahumada
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Los Andes to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Website
Andesmar
Semi-Bed
$7 - $12
Bed
$11 - $15
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 22 641 9926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
Expreso Norte
Semi Cama
$30 - $50
Cama
$50 - $60

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