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There are 7 ways to get from Puno to Santiago by bus, plane 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.

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Bus to Juliaca, fly  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Juliaca
  2. Fly from Juliaca (JUL) to Santiago (SCL) JUL - SCL

$189 - $297

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Bus Turbus  •  38 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Santiago - Terminal Alameda

$45 - $93

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Bus, bus to Arica, fly  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  3. Fly from Arica (ARI) to Santiago (SCL) ARI - SCL

$129 - $477

Bus, bus to La Paz, fly  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Desaguadero
  2. Take the bus from Desaguadero to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Santiago (SCL) LPB - SCL

$194 - $1,099

Bus Expresos Los Llanos  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna Via Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Santiago Via Santiago

$390

Bus Skybus  •  32 h

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna Via Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Santiago Via Cucuta / ...

$75 - $110

Drive  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Puno to Santiago 1565.7 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Puno to Santiago is to bus which costs $45 - $95 and takes 38 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puno to Santiago is to bus and fly which costs $180 - $300 and takes 9 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puno to Santiago. However, there are services departing from Puno and arriving at Santiago via Tacna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 30 min.

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The distance between Puno and Santiago is 1960 km. The road distance is 2505.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puno to Santiago without a car is to bus which takes 29 h 30 min and costs $390.

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It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to get from Puno to Santiago, including transfers.

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Puno to Santiago bus services, operated by Expreso Turismo San Martin Nobleza, depart from Puno station.

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There is no direct flight from Juliaca Airport to Santiago Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Puno to Santiago bus services, operated by Expresos Los Llanos, arrive at Santiago station.

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Santiago is 2 h ahead of Puno. It is currently 7:04 AM in Puno and 9:04 AM in Santiago.

Map of how to get from Puno to Santiago.
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  • Distance: 1224.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 52 min

What companies run services between Puno, Peru and Santiago, Chile?

You can take a bus from Puno to Santiago via Tacna in around 29 h 30 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Juliaca to Santiago via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Flights from Juliaca to Santiago via Cuzco, Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Flights from Juliaca to Santiago via Lima, Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
10 h 59 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Flights from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from La Paz to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Arica to Santiago via Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Juliaca to Santiago via Lima
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Bus operators
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$6 - $12
Regular
$12 - $17
VIP
$13 - $19
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Book at
busesng.cl
Transporte Union Ingavi
Phone
+591 2 2380472
Bus from Desaguadero to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Santiago
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Alianza Internacional del Sur
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Santiago
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
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venezuelatravelinternational.com
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Arica to Santiago - Terminal Alameda
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Premium
$85 - $130
1st Class
$110 - $170
2nd Class
$40 - $85
Pullman San Andrés
Phone
+56 98 400 8951
Email
pullmansanandres@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to Santiago
Ave. Duration
31 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Puno to Santiago is 2505 km. It takes approximately 30 h 45 min to drive from Puno to Santiago.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Juliaca Airport to Santiago Airport.

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