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There are 6 ways to get from Santiago to Ecuador by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Guayaquil  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Guayaquil (GYE) SCL - GYE

$181 - $992

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Fly to Quito  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Quito (UIO) SCL - UIO

$215 - $1,036

Fly to Tumbes  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Tumbes (TBP) SCL - TBP

$471 - $1,344

Bus Expresos Los Llanos  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Chacalluta Via Cucuta
  2. Take the bus from Cúcuta to Quito Via Santiago

$583 - $635

Bus Omega  •  3 days 1 h

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

$242 - $452

Drive  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Drive from Santiago to Quito 3233 miles

$500 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Ecuador is to fly which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 10 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Ecuador is to fly which costs $180 - $1,000 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago to Ecuador. However, there are services departing from Santiago and arriving at Dos Puentes via Cúcuta and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12 h.

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The distance between Santiago and Ecuador is 3685 km. The road distance is 5172.8 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Ecuador without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 12 h and costs $550 - $650.

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It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to get from Santiago to Ecuador, including transfers.

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Santiago to Ecuador bus services, operated by Linea de Los Andes, depart from Santiago station.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Ecuador is to fly which takes 8 h 57 min and costs $180 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $550 - $650 and takes 2 days 12 h.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Guayaquil Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 22 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Ecuador.
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  • Distance: 2303.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 57 min

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Ecuador?

LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Copa Airlines fly from Santiago to Durán every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago to Quito via Chacalluta, Cúcuta, Quito, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 2 days 12 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Santiago to Guayaquil via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Santiago to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Santiago to Quito via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Lima
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Santiago to Tumbes via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santiago to Guayaquil via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Santiago to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Santiago to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Quito via Lima, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
12 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Santiago to Guayaquil via Panama City
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Santiago to Quito via Panama City
Ave. Duration
11 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santiago to Quito
Ave. Duration
3 days 8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$400
Schedules at
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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago to Ecuador is 5173 km. It takes approximately 2 days 19 h to drive from Santiago to Ecuador.

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Copa Airlines, LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Santiago Airport to Guayaquil Airport.

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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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