There are 8 ways to get from Cochabamba to Santiago by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Cochabamba  •  7 h 24 min

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

$251 - $1,173

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Bus Expreso Norte  •  40 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Antofagasta
  2. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Santiago Santiago

$45 - $111

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Bus, bus to La Paz, fly  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Patacamaya
  2. Take the bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Santiago (SCL) LPB - SCL

Bus to Arica, fly  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Arica
  2. Fly from Arica (ARI) to Santiago (SCL) ARI - SCL

$162 - $507

Bus Ramos Cholele  •  32 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Iquique
  2. Take the bus from Iquique to Santiago Santiago

$57 - $96

Bus Turbus  •  36 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Colchane
  2. Take the bus from Colchane to Iquique
  3. Take the bus from Iquique Rodovario to Santiago

Bus Pluss Chile  •  40 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Santiago - San Borja

$55 - $116

Drive  •  29 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Cochabamba to Santiago 1535.2 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Cochabamba to Santiago is to bus which costs $55 - $120 and takes 40 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cochabamba to Santiago is to fly which costs $250 - $1,200 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cochabamba to Santiago. However, there are services departing from Cochabamba and arriving at Santiago via Iquique. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 30 min.

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The distance between Cochabamba and Santiago is 1842 km. The road distance is 2456.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cochabamba to Santiago without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 30 min and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from Cochabamba to Santiago, including transfers.

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Cochabamba to Santiago bus services, operated by Trans Paraiso, depart from Cochabamba station.

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The best way to get from Cochabamba to Santiago is to fly which takes 7 h 24 min and costs $250 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $100 and takes 32 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cochabamba Airport to Santiago Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Cochabamba to Santiago bus services, operated by Ramos Cholele, arrive at Santiago station.

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Map of how to get from Cochabamba to Santiago.
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  • Distance: 1151.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 24 min

What companies run services between Cochabamba, Bolivia and Santiago, Chile?

Boliviana de Aviación, LATAM Chile and four other airlines fly from Cochabamba to Santiago every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cochabamba to Santiago via Iquique in around 32 h 30 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cochabamba to Santiago via La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Cochabamba to Santiago via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Cochabamba to Santiago via Sucre, La Paz
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Cochabamba to Santiago via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Cochabamba to Santiago via Santa Cruz, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Cochabamba to Santiago via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from La Paz to Santiago
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Bus operators
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Cochabamba to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Arica
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Iquique
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Colchane
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Cochabamba to Iquique
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Buses Evans
Website
busesevans.com
Bus from Iquique to Santiago - Terminal San Borja
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busesevans.com
Bus from Antofagasta to Santiago - Terminal San Borja
Ave. Duration
14 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busesevans.com
Bus Fer
Phone
+59 17 940 7111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Colchane to Iquique
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique Rodovario to Santiago
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$35 - $75
Premium
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Trans Salvador
Phone
+56 58 222 8547
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$28 - $40
Premium
$35 - $50
Bus from Cochabamba to Calama
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$25 - $35
Premium
$30 - $45
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Santiago
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Book at
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Calama to Santiago - San Borja
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Semi Cama
$33
Cama
$67
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Santiago
Ave. Duration
17 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Bus from Calama to Santiago - San Borja
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Santiago
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $60
Schedules at
pullman.cl

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Yes, the driving distance between Cochabamba to Santiago is 2456 km. It takes approximately 29 h 52 min to drive from Cochabamba to Santiago.

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Eco Jet, LATAM Chile and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Cochabamba Airport to Santiago Airport.

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There are 2262+ hotels available in Santiago. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cochabamba to Cochabamba Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs .

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