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

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Fly  •  1h 39m

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

$34 - $184

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Bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to La Serena Santiago / ...

$12 - $27

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Bus via La Serena  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to La Serena Santiago

$12 - $27

Bus via La Ligua  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to La Ligua Santiago / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Ligua to La Serena Santiago - San Pedro de Atacama

$13 - $55

Bus Buses Romani  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Coquimbo Santiago

$14 - $31

Drive  •  4h 35m

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

$45 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to La Serena is to bus which costs $14 - $35 and takes 8h 5m.

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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 1h 39m.

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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 6h 58m.

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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 6h 58m and costs $11 - $27.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m 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 1h 39m and costs $30 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $27 and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to La Serena Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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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: 1h 39m

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

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and JetSMART 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 $10 - $22 and the journey takes 6h. Andimar also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
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pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$10 - $22
Premium
$26 - $40
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus from Santiago to La Ligua
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Book at
pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$4 - $10
Premium
$14 - $20
1st Class
$8 - $13
Bus from La Ligua to La Serena
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $29
1st Class
$18 - $26
Andimar
Website
andimar.cl
Bus from Santiago to La Serena
Ave. Duration
6h
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
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$11 - $16
Suite
$29 - $34
Buses Romani
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Santiago to Coquimbo
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Los Corsarios
Phone
+56 02-7205231
Website
loscorsarios.cl
Bus from Santiago to Coquimbo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl

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

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

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There are 2261+ hotels available in La Serena. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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