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There are 7 ways to get from Santiago to Buenos Aires by plane, bus or car

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Fly Santiago to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (EZE) SCL - EZE

$131 - $482

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Bus Cata International  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Liniers Santiago

$27 - $70

5 alternative options

Fly Santiago to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) SCL - AEP

$145 - $696

Bus to Mendoza, fly to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago Sur to Mendoza
  2. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) MDZ - AEP

$78 - $399

Bus Omega  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Retiro Via Cucuta / ...

$65 - $90

Bus Sendas  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Chile to Mendoza To Mendoza
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to Buenos Aires - Hotel Sarmiento

$60 - $72

Drive  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Santiago to Buenos Aires 951.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Buenos Aires is to bus which costs $27 - $70 and takes 20 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Buenos Aires is to fly which costs $130 - $490 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago and arriving at Retiro. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 18 h.

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The distance between Santiago and Buenos Aires is 1137 km. The road distance is 1521.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Buenos Aires without a car is to bus which takes 18 h and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Santiago to Buenos Aires, including transfers.

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Santiago to Buenos Aires bus services, operated by Omega, depart from Santiago station.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Buenos Aires is to fly which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $130 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $90 and takes 18 h.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Santiago to Buenos Aires bus services, operated by Omega, arrive at Retiro station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Buenos Aires.
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  • Distance: 710.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina?

LATAM Chile, KLM and two other airlines fly from Santiago to Buenos Aires every 3 hours. Alternatively, Omega operates a bus from Santiago to Buenos Aires once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 18 h. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Mendoza
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Neuquen
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Mendoza to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Mendoza to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Santiago to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Andes Líneas Aéreas
Website
andesonline.com
Flights from Mendoza to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Norwegian Air Argentina
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Mendoza to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Bus operators
Cata International
Phone
0800-122-2282
Email
atencionalcliente@catainternacional.com
Website
catainternacional.com
Bus from Santiago to Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Schedules at
catainternacional.com
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catainternacional.com
Promo Semi Cama
$28 - $40
Semi Cama
$40 - $50
Cama
$45 - $55
Suite
$50 - $75
Bus from Santiago to Liniers
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Schedules at
catainternacional.com
Book at
catainternacional.com
Promo Semi Cama
$27 - $40
Semi Cama
$35 - $50
Cama
$45 - $55
Suite
$50 - $70
Buses Ahumada
Website
busesahumada.cl
Bus from Santiago to Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
busesahumada.cl
Pullman Del Sur
Website
pdelsur.cl
Bus from Santiago - Los Heroes to Buenos Aires - El Retiro
Ave. Duration
24 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$89
Schedules at
pdelsur.cl
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pdelsur.cl
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Buenos Aires is 1 h ahead of Santiago. It is currently 8:36 PM in Santiago and 8:36 PM in Buenos Aires.

Yes, the driving distance between Santiago to Buenos Aires is 1522 km. It takes approximately 16 h 30 min to drive from Santiago to Buenos Aires.

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KLM, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Santiago Airport to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini Airport.

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There are 2152+ hotels available in Buenos Aires. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Santiago Airport is to Colectivo which takes 30 min and costs $10 - $45.

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