There are 5 ways to get from Santiago to Rancagua by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h

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

$2 - $29

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Estación Central - Alameda to Rancagua TerraSur

Line 424 bus, bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 424 bus from PA365 - Parada 3 / to PJ633 - Avenida La Travesía Esq. / Diagonal Travesía 424
  2. Take the bus from Santiago Sur to Rancagua Santiago

$7

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santiago to Rancagua 53.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Santiago to Rancagua 53.3 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Rancagua is to line 424 bus and bus which costs $8 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Rancagua is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Santiago and Rancagua is 80 km. The road distance is 85.3 km.

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The bus from Santiago to Rancagua takes 1 h including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago and arriving at Rancagua. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Estación Central - Alameda and arriving at Rancagua. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Rancagua.
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  • Distance: 49.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Rancagua, Chile?

Andimar operates a bus from Santiago to Rancagua every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Tren Central operates a train from Santiago to Rancagua twice daily, and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Tren Central
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Estación Central - Alameda to Rancagua
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Bus operators
Andimar
Website
andimar.cl
Bus from Santiago to Rancagua
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
andimar.cl
Buses Talca, Paris & Londres (TPL)
Phone
56 71 2 211010
Email
contacto@tpl.cl
Website
busestalcaparisylondres.cl
Bus from Santiago to Rancagua
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
busestalcaparisylondres.cl
Condor Bus
Phone
2680 6900
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from Santiago to Rancagua
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $29
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$8 - $12
Suite
$25 - $29
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Santiago Borja to Rancagua
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Term. Alameda to Rancagua
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $16
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$2 - $8
Premium
$11 - $16
1st Class
$5 - $8
Andesmar
Transantiago
Website
transantiago.cl
Bus from PA365 - Parada 3 / to PJ633 - Avenida La Travesía Esq. / Diagonal Travesía
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
transantiago.cl
Tacoha
Phone
622 779 9412
Website
tacoha.cl
Bus from Santiago Sur to Rancagua
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
tacoha.cl
Other operators
Taxi from Santiago to Rancagua
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Radio Taxi Las Golondrinas
Phone
+56 22 789 6308
Website
radiotaxilasgolondrinas.cl
Taxi Oficial
Phone
+56 2 3218-5146
Website
taxioficial.cl
Centella
Phone
+56 22 782 9100
Website
centella.cl
Radio Taxi Metropolitano
Phone
+56 22 506 6595
Website
radiotaximetropolitano.cl

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