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

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Fly from Santiago  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Lima (LIM) SCL - LIM

$144 - $605

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Bus Andesmar  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Lima

$60 - $150

4 alternative options

Bus to Mendoza, fly  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago Sur to Mendoza
  2. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Lima (LIM) MDZ - LIM

$237 - $768

Bus Tas-Choapa  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Lima Santiago / ...

$177

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Lima Javier Prado Via Lima

$132 - $224

Drive  •  41 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Santiago to Lima 2091.7 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Lima is to bus which costs $60 - $150 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Lima is to fly which costs $140 - $650 and takes 8 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago to Lima. However, there are services departing from Santiago and arriving at Parque del Trabajo via Los Jazmines de Naranjal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Santiago and Lima is 2468 km. The road distance is 3346.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Lima without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 3 h and costs $177.

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It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to get from Santiago to Lima, including transfers.

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Santiago to Lima bus services, operated by Tas-Choapa, depart from Santiago station.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Lima is to fly which takes 8 h 12 min and costs $140 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $177 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Lima Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 45 min.

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Santiago to Lima bus services, operated by Tas-Choapa, arrive at Lima station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Lima.
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  • Distance: 1542.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 12 min

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

LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Sky Airline fly from Santiago to Lima hourly. Alternatively, Tas-Choapa operates a bus from Santiago to Lima once daily. Tickets cost $177 and the journey takes 2 days 3 h. Expreso Internacional Ormeño also services this route once a week.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Mendoza to Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Mendoza to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Mendoza to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Mendoza to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Mendoza to Lima via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $750
Bus operators
Tas-Choapa
Phone
+54 261 431-2140
Website
taschoapa.cl
Bus from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$177
Schedules at
taschoapa.cl
Andesmar
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Santiago to Lima Javier Prado
Ave. Duration
2 days 8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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cruzdelsur.com.pe

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Lima is 1 h behind Santiago. It is currently 7:24 AM in Santiago and 5:24 AM in Lima.

Yes, the driving distance between Santiago to Lima is 3347 km. It takes approximately 41 h 15 min to drive from Santiago to Lima.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Santiago Airport to Lima Airport.

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There are 1580+ hotels available in Lima. Prices start at $23 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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