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

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Fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Montt (PMC) to Santiago (SCL) PMC - SCL

$111 - $826

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Bus E.T.M.  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago Buses ETM / ...

$17 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus Bus Norte  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago Puerto Montt

$24 - $70

Drive  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Varas to Santiago 634.4 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Varas to Santiago is to bus which costs $17 - $55 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Varas to Santiago is to fly which costs $110 - $850 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puerto Varas and arriving at Santiago. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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The distance between Puerto Varas and Santiago is 898 km. The road distance is 1015.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Varas to Santiago without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 15 min and costs $24 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Puerto Varas to Santiago, including transfers.

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Puerto Varas to Santiago bus services, operated by Bus Norte, depart from Puerto Varas station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Varas to Santiago is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $110 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $70 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Puerto Montt Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 37 min.

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Puerto Varas to Santiago bus services, operated by Bus Norte, arrive at Santiago station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Varas to Santiago.
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  • Distance: 561.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Puerto Varas, Chile and Santiago, Chile?

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and JetSMART fly from Puerto Varas to Santiago hourly. Alternatively, Bus Norte operates a bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Bus operators
Bus Norte
Phone
+56 6004015151
Email
servicioalcliente@busnortechile.cl
Website
busnortechile.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
busnortechile.cl
Semi Cama
$37
Cama Suite
$56
Thae Bus
Website
thaebus.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago - Terminal Sur
Ave. Duration
13 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
thaebus.cl
Buses Línea Azul
Phone
+56 42 222 6095
Website
buseslineaazul.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
buseslineaazul.cl
E.T.M.
Phone
+56 65 229 0100
Email
contacto@busesetm.cl
Website
etm.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
etm.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago Borja
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Semi Cama
$27
Semi Cama w/Internet Discount
$25
Salón Cama
$39
Salón Cama w/Internet Discount
$36
Buses Fierro
Website
busesfierro.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
busesfierro.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago -Terminal Alameda
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Premium
$45 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $80
2nd Class
$21 - $45
Buses Los Libertadores
Website
busesloslibertadores.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago - San Borja
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Semi bed
$27 - $32
Bed
$40 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Varas to Santiago is 1015 km. It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to drive from Puerto Varas to Santiago.

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

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There are 2187+ hotels available in Santiago. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puerto Varas to Puerto Montt Airport is to shuttle which takes 35 min and costs $31.

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