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There are 6 ways to get from Santiago to Punta Arenas by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) SCL - PUQ

$85 - $511

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  42 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Osorno
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Osorno to Punta Arenas

$73 - $84

4 alternative options

Bus  •  44 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt Buses ETM
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas

$79 - $97

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  44 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
  2. Take the bus from Chillán to Los Ángeles
  3. Take the bus from Los Ángeles to Temuco
  4. Take the bus from Temuco to Osorno
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Osorno to Punta Arenas

$98 - $147

Bus and ferry  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Santiago to Castro
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Castro to Punta Arenas

$76 - $91

Drive  •  37 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Santiago to Punta Arenas 1887.5 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Punta Arenas is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $70 - $85 and takes 42 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Punta Arenas is to fly which costs $85 - $550 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago to Punta Arenas. However, there are services departing from Santiago and arriving at Punta Arenas via Osorno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 25 min.

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The distance between Santiago and Punta Arenas is 2190 km. The road distance is 3019.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Punta Arenas without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 42 h 25 min and costs $70 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Santiago to Punta Arenas, including transfers.

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Santiago to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Buses Tepual, depart from Santiago station.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Punta Arenas is to fly which takes 6 h 24 min and costs $85 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $100 and takes 44 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Punta Arenas Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 21 min.

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Santiago to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Turibus Internacional, arrive at Punta Arenas station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Punta Arenas.
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  • Distance: 1369 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Punta Arenas, Chile?

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and JetSMART fly from Santiago to Punta Arenas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago to Punta Arenas via PI345 - Parada 2 /, Santiago, and Puerto Montt in around 44 h 38 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas via Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas via Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Tren Central
Phone
+56 22 585 5000
Email
contacto@trencentral.cl
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Salon
$17
Preferente
$33
Bus operators
Buses Tepual
Phone
232073522
Website
pasajebus.com
Bus from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
pasajebus.com
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pasajebus.com
Cama
$24
Empresas Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+56 65 243 6410
Email
gerencia@busescruzdelsur.cl
Website
webcds.cl
Bus from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Cama
$33
Bus and ferry from Santiago to Castro
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Pullman
$24
Cama
$37
Turibus Internacional
Website
webcds.cl
Bus and ferry from Osorno to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
30 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
webcds.cl
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webcds.cl
Bus and ferry from Castro to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
webcds.cl
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webcds.cl
E.T.M.
Phone
+56 65 229 0100
Email
contacto@busesetm.cl
Website
etm.cl
Bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
etm.cl
Thae Bus
Website
thaebus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Terminal Sur to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
thaebus.cl
Buses Fierro
Website
busesfierro.cl
Bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
busesfierro.cl
Bus from Temuco to Osorno
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busesfierro.cl
Queilen Bus
EME Bus
Website
emebus.cl
Bus from Chillán to Los Ángeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
emebus.cl
Semi Bed
$14 - $19
Bed
$23 - $30
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Los Ángeles to Temuco
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $21
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$4 - $11
Premium
$14 - $21
1st Class
$9 - $14

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Punta Arenas is 1 h ahead of Santiago. It is currently 7:01 PM in Santiago and 7:01 PM in Punta Arenas.

Yes, the driving distance between Santiago to Punta Arenas is 3020 km. It takes approximately 37 h 34 min to drive from Santiago to Punta Arenas.

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JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Santiago Airport to Punta Arenas Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Punta Arenas. Prices start at $40 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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