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There are 4 ways to get from Iquique to Santiago by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 54 min

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

$84 - $1,364

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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 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Santiago

$68

Drive  •  20 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Iquique to Santiago 1119.2 miles

$180 - $270

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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 $80 - $1,400 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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

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The best way to get from Iquique to Santiago without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 30 min and costs $35 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Iquique to Santiago, including transfers.

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Iquique to Santiago bus services, operated by Ramos Cholele, depart from Iquique station.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Santiago is to fly which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $80 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $110 and takes 18 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Iquique Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 14 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Iquique to Santiago.
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  • Distance: 920.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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

LATAM Chile, JetSMART and Sky Airline fly from Iquique to Santiago every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ramos Cholele operates a bus from Iquique to Santiago twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 18 h 30 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Iquique to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 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
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Iquique to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Bus operators
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Iquique to Santiago
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Semi Cama
$37
Cama
$52
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique - Esmeralda to Santiago
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$35 - $75
Premium
$75 - $110
1st Class
$95 - $140
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Iquique to Santiago
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Buses Evans
Website
busesevans.com
Bus from Iquique to Santiago - Terminal San Borja
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busesevans.com
Atacama VIP
Phone
+56 02 720 5206
Website
avip.cl
Bus from Iquique to Santiago
Ave. Duration
32 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
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
$67
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl

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Yes, the driving distance between Iquique to Santiago is 1791 km. It takes approximately 20 h 19 min to drive from Iquique to Santiago.

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JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Iquique Airport to Santiago Airport.

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There are 2208+ hotels available in Santiago. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Iquique Airport is to Colectivo which takes 2 h and costs $20.

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