There are 9 ways to get from Santiago to Salta by bus, plane or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus to Mendoza, fly to Salta  •  9 h 29 min

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

$197 - $559

Cheapest option

Bus Flecha Bus  •  29 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Mendoza
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to Metán
  3. Take the bus from Metán to Salta

$32 - $125

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Fly Santiago to Salta  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Salta (SLA) SCL - SLA

$254 - $996

Fly Santiago to Jujuy, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Jujuy (JUJ) SCL - JUJ
  2. Take the bus from Perico to Salta

$303 - $898

Bus to Mendoza, fly to Jujuy, bus  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago Sur to Mendoza
  2. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Jujuy (JUJ) MDZ - JUJ
  3. Take the bus from Perico to Salta

$156 - $451

Fly Santiago to Tucuman, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Tucuman (TUC) SCL - TUC
  2. Take the bus from Tucumán to Salta

$412 - $1,167

Bus via La Calera  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago - San Borja to La Calera
  2. Take the bus from La Calera to Mendoza
  3. Take the bus from Mendoza to Salta

$68 - $110

Bus  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Mendoza Santiago / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to Salta Mendoza-Salta

$34 - $110

Drive  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Santiago to Salta 1017.1 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Salta is to bus which costs $30 - $130 and takes 29 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Salta is to fly which costs $250 - $1,000 and takes 8 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago to Salta. However, there are services departing from Santiago - San Borja and arriving at Salta via La Calera and Mendoza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 30 min.

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The distance between Santiago and Salta is 1090 km. The road distance is 1627.3 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Salta without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 30 min and costs $65 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Santiago to Salta, including transfers.

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Santiago to Salta bus services, operated by Expreso Norte, depart from Santiago - San Borja station.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Salta is to fly which takes 8 h 16 min and costs $250 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 26 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Salta.
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  • Distance: 681 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Salta, Argentina?

Aerolíneas Argentinas and LATAM Chile fly from Santiago to Salta every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago to Salta via La Calera and Mendoza in around 26 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Mendoza to Salta via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Mendoza to Jujuy via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Mendoza to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Mendoza to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Santiago to Tucuman via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Neuquen, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Tucuman
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Andes Líneas Aéreas
Website
andesonline.com
Flights from Mendoza to Jujuy via Salta
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Bus operators
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Perico to Salta
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$2 - $4
Executive
$3 - $4
Suite
$3 - $4
Bus from Tucumán to Salta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$8 - $12
Executive
$10 - $12
Suite
$12 - $14
Bus from Mendoza to Metán
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$30 - $50
Executive
$40 - $50
Suite
$49 - $55
Bus from Metán to Salta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$3 - $6
Executive
$4 - $6
Suite
$5 - $7
Fono Bus
La Veloz Del Norte
Website
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Bus from San Miguel de Tucuman to Salta
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$9 - $15
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus from Metán to Salta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$6 - $9
Vosa
Phone
(011) 4454-8893
Website
vosanet.com.ar
Bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to Salta
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
vosanet.com.ar
Book at
vosanet.com.ar
Expreso Norte
Tas-Choapa
Phone
+54 261 431-2140
Website
taschoapa.cl
Bus from La Calera to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
taschoapa.cl
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Executive
$35 - $55
Suite
$50 - $60
Bus from Santiago de Chile to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Executive
$12 - $17
Suite
$18 - $21
Cata International
El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to Metán
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $70
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$22 - $26
Semi Cama
$30 - $45
Cama
$39 - $44

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