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There are 7 ways to get from Santiago to Salinas Grandes by bus or plane

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Bus, travel via La Calera

  1. Take the bus from Santiago - Alameda to La Calera
  2. Take the bus from La Calera to Mendoza
  3. Take the bus from Mendoza to Chamical
  4. Take the bus from Chamical to Serrezuela
  5. Travel from Serrezuela to Salinas Grandes

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Bus, travel

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Chile to Mendoza
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to Chamical
  3. Take the bus from Chamical to Serrezuela
  4. Travel from Serrezuela to Salinas Grandes

Bus, travel via Villa Media Agua

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Los Andes
  2. Take the bus from Los Andes to Media Agua
  3. Take the bus from Media Agua to Chamical
  4. Take the bus from Chamical to Serrezuela
  5. Travel from Serrezuela to Salinas Grandes

Bus, travel #2

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Chile to Mendoza
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to Serrezuela
  3. Travel from Serrezuela to Salinas Grandes

Bus, travel #3

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Mendoza
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to Serrezuela
  3. Travel from Serrezuela to Salinas Grandes

Fly to Cordoba, bus, travel

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Cordoba (COR)
  2. Take the bus from Córdoba to Cruz del Eje
  3. Travel from Cruz del Eje to Salinas Grandes

Fly to Catamarca, travel

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Catamarca (CTC)
  2. Travel from Catamarca to Salinas Grandes
Chile → Argentina
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International entry into Argentina from Chile

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Chile
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Argentina from Chile

  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from Chile
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  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina

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Rules to follow in Argentina

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Considerations leaving from Chile

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Argentina is currently allowed from Chile.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Salinas Grandes is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Salinas Grandes is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Salinas Grandes is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Chile from Argentina.

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Last updated: 16 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Gobierno de Argentina.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santiago and Salinas Grandes is 658 km.

The best way to get from Santiago to Salinas Grandes without a car is to bus and travel via La Calera which takes 18h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 18h 41m to get from Santiago to Salinas Grandes, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Cordoba Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 29m.

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LATAM Chile offers flights from Santiago Airport to Cordoba Airport.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Santiago Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Salinas Grandes.
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  • Distance: 657.9 km
  • Duration: 18h 41m

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Salinas Grandes, Argentina?

There is no direct connection from Santiago to Salinas Grandes. However, you can take the bus to La Calera, take the bus to Mendoza, take the bus to Chamical, take the walk to Chamical, take the bus to Serrezuela, then take the travel to Salinas Grandes. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Mendoza, take the bus to Chamical, take the walk to Chamical, take the bus to Serrezuela, then take the travel to Salinas Grandes.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26000 - $150000
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santiago to Catamarca via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19000 - $75000
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Alameda to La Calera
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1000 - $2400
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$330 - $850
Premium
$1700 - $2400
Cama
$700 - $950
Tas-Choapa
Phone
+56 22 822 7509
Website
taschoapa.cl
Bus from La Calera to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2832
Schedules at
taschoapa.cl
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 0810 222-5202 // +54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to Chamical
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1000 - $1500
Schedules at
flechabus.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$1000 - $1500
Suite
$1600 - $2100
Bed
$1200 - $1700
Bus from Media Agua to Chamical
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$850 - $1200
Schedules at
flechabus.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$850 - $1200
Suite
$1400 - $1800
Bed
$1000 - $1400
Chevallier
Phone
+54 0810-222-5216
Email
atencionalcliente@nuevachevallier.com
Website
nuevachevallier.com
Bus from Chamical to Serrezuela
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1000 - $1600
Schedules at
nuevachevallier.com
Bed
$1300 - $1600
Semi Bed
$1000 - $1300
Bus from Córdoba to Cruz del Eje
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1100 - $1700
Schedules at
nuevachevallier.com
Bed
$1400 - $1700
Semi Bed
$1100 - $1400
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Santiago de Chile to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1000 - $1500
Website
Andesmar
Semi-Bed
$1000 - $1500
Bed
$1400 - $1900
Buses Ahumada
Phone
+56 600 360 0224
Email
contacto@busesahumada.cl
Website
busesahumada.cl
Bus from Santiago de Chile - Los Héroes to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2300 - $6000
Website
Buses Ahumada
Bus from Santiago to Los Andes
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Website
Buses Ahumada
Cata International
Phone
+54 800-122-2282
Email
atencionalcliente@catainternacional.com
Website
catainternacional.com
Bus from Los Andes to Media Agua
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1200 - $3000
Schedules at
catainternacional.com
Semi Bed
$1200 - $1800
Bed
$1600 - $2300
Bus from Mendoza to Serrezuela
Ave. Duration
13h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1600 - $4300
Schedules at
catainternacional.com
Semi Bed
$1600 - $2400
Bed
$2000 - $2900
El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Santiago to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1100 - $1600
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Semi Bed
$1100 - $1600
Bed
$1200 - $1800
COITRAM
Phone
+54261 431-1999
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Santiago to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9200
Schedules at
andesmar.com

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