There are 6 ways to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to La Serena (LSC) SCL - LSC

$34 - $184

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Bus Turbus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to La Serena Santiago

$13 - $53

4 alternative options

Bus Andimar  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to La Serena Santiago

$13 - $43

Bus via La Ligua  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to La Ligua Santiago
  2. Take the bus from La Ligua to La Serena Santiago

$14 - $67

Bus Expreso Norte  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to La Serena Santiago

$14 - $32

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena 299.2 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena is to bus which costs $14 - $35 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena is to fly which costs $30 - $190 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena. However, there are services departing from Santiago International Airport and arriving at La Serena via Santiago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between Santiago Airport (SCL) and La Serena is 391 km. The road distance is 478.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 57 min and costs $12 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena, including transfers.

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Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena bus services, operated by Turbus, depart from Santiago station.

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The best way to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena is to fly which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $30 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $55 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to La Serena Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at La Serena station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena.
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  • Distance: 244.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Santiago Airport (SCL), Chile and La Serena, Chile?

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena every 4 hours. Alternatively, Turbus operates a bus from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 55 min. Andimar also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$11 - $23
Premium
$26 - $40
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus from Santiago to La Ligua
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $20
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$4 - $11
Premium
$14 - $20
1st Class
$8 - $13
Bus from La Ligua to La Serena
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$8 - $17
Premium
$21 - $29
1st Class
$18 - $27
Andimar
Website
andimar.cl
Bus from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
andimar.cl
Condor Bus
Phone
+56 22 822 7528
Email
clientescondor@condorbus.cl
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Alameda Terminal to La Ligua
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$11 - $17
Suite
$30 - $34
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Buses Serena Mar
Phone
+56 94 915 6683
Website
serenamar.cl
Bus from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
serenamar.cl
Buses Evans
Website
busesevans.com
Bus from Santiago - Terminal San Borja to La Serena
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busesevans.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena is 479 km. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena.

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Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Santiago Airport to La Serena Airport.

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There are 1637+ hotels available in La Serena. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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