There are 4 ways to get from Iquique 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Santiago (SCL) IQQ - SCL

$61 - $1,224

Cheapest option

Bus Ramos Cholele  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Santiago Iquique / ...

$35 - $110

2 alternative options

Bus Ciktur  •  25 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Santiago

$73

Drive  •  20 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Iquique to Santiago 1119.2 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iquique to Santiago is to bus which costs $35 - $110 and takes 18 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iquique to Santiago is to fly which costs $60 - $1,300 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Iquique and Santiago is 1473 km. The road distance is 1790.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Iquique to Santiago, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Iquique and arriving at Santiago. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Iquique, Chile and Santiago, Chile?

Sky Airline and LATAM Chile fly from Iquique to Santiago every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ramos Cholele operates a bus from Iquique to Santiago twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 18 h 30 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Iquique to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Iquique to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Bus operators
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique - Esmeralda to Santiago
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$35 - $75
Premium
$80 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Buses Evans
Website
busesevans.com
Bus from Iquique to Santiago - Terminal San Borja
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busesevans.com
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Iquique to Santiago
Ave. Duration
25 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl

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