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

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Fly from Puerto Montt  •  4 h

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

$111 - $826

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Bus  •  11 h 55 min

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

$18 - $70

2 alternative options

Bus to Osorno, fly  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Varas to Osorno
  2. Fly from Osorno (ZOS) to Santiago (SCL) ZOS - SCL

$164 - $553

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 $18 - $70 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 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puerto Varas and arriving at Santiago. Services depart once daily, 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 55 min and costs $18 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Puerto Varas to Santiago, including transfers.

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Puerto Varas to Santiago bus services, operated by E.T.M., depart from Puerto Varas station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Varas to Santiago is to fly which takes 4 h and costs $110 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $70 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Puerto Montt Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Puerto Varas to Santiago bus services, operated by E.T.M., arrive at Santiago station.

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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 and LATAM Chile offer flights from Puerto Montt Airport to Santiago Airport.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Varas to Santiago.
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  • Distance: 561.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Sky Airline and LATAM Chile fly from Puerto Varas to Santiago every 2 hours. Alternatively, E.T.M. operates a bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago every 4 hours. Tickets cost $39 and the journey takes 11 h 55 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Osorno to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Puerto Montt to Santiago via Balmaceda
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Osorno to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Bus operators
Empresas Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+56 65 243 6410
Email
gerencia@busescruzdelsur.cl
Website
webcds.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Osorno
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Pullman
$3
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Osorno
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Santiago
Ave. Duration
14 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
pullman.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
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
$22 - $70
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$22 - $45
Premium
$45 - $70
1st Class
$55 - $85
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
$28 - $55
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Semi bed
$28 - $33
Bed
$40 - $55

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