There are 9 ways to get from Ecuador to Chile 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Santiago  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Santiago (SCL) GYE - SCL

$192 - $977

8 alternative options

Fly to La Araucanía  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to La Araucanía (ZCO) GYE - ZCO

$498 - $622

Fly to Concepcion  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Concepcion (CCP) GYE - CCP

$383 - $597

Fly to Antofagasta  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Antofagasta (ANF) GYE - ANF

$448 - $572

Fly to Iquique  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Iquique (IQQ) GYE - IQQ

$596 - $2,057

Bus via Aguas Verdes  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Aguas Verdes Via Lima
  2. Take the bus from Aguas Verdes to Santiago Via Santiago de Chile

$427 - $592

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  3 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Rumichaca Via Cucuta / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ipiales to Santiago Via Buenos Aires

$219 - $467

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Lima Javier Prado Via Lima
  2. Take the bus from Lima Javier Prado to Santiago

$272 - $402

Drive  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Drive from Quito to Santiago 3232.2 miles

$500 - $800

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ecuador to Chile is to bus which costs $270 - $410 and takes 3 days 19 h.

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The quickest way to get from Ecuador to Chile is to fly which costs $190 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Ecuador and Chile is 3487 km. The road distance is 5171.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Ecuador to Chile, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ecuador to Chile. However, there are services departing from San Diego and arriving at PA438 - Avenida Matta Esq. / San Francisco via Quito, Ipiales and PI439 - Parada 3 /. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 13 h.

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What companies run services between Ecuador and Chile?

LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Copa Airlines fly from Durán to Maipú every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Quito to Santiago via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito, Aguas Verdes, Santiago, and Estación Central in around 2 days 23 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Santiago
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Guayaquil to Santiago via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Guayaquil to La Araucanía via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,300
Flights from Guayaquil to La Araucanía via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,300
Flights from Guayaquil to Concepcion via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
Flights from Guayaquil to Concepcion via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
Flights from Guayaquil to Antofagasta via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,200
Flights from Guayaquil to Antofagasta via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,200
Flights from Guayaquil to Antofagasta via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,200
Flights from Guayaquil to Iquique via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Guayaquil to Iquique via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Santiago via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Guayaquil to Santiago via Bogota
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Santiago via Panama City
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Bus operators
Rutas De America
Phone
+57 (2) 641 0936 Colombia / +58 (424) 7017720 / (276) 415 78 01 Venezuela / (212) 762 94 06 Caracas
Email
reservas@rutasdeamerica.com.co
Website
rutasdeamerica.com.co
Bus from Quito to Aguas Verdes
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
rutasdeamerica.com.co
Bus from Aguas Verdes to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$330 - $460
Schedules at
rutasdeamerica.com.co
Bus from Quito to Rumichaca
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
rutasdeamerica.com.co
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Quito to Lima Javier Prado
Ave. Duration
34 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Lima Javier Prado to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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