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There are 8 ways to get from Santiago to Salta by plane, bus or car

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Fly Santiago to Salta  •  6h 54m

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

$214 - $597

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Bus Viatac  •  28h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Mendoza Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to General Güemes Mendoza / ...

$45 - $164

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

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

$197 - $560

Fly Santiago to Jujuy, bus  •  11h 15m

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

$118 - $624

Bus via Metán  •  24h 8m

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

$57 - $145

Bus  •  25h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Cordoba Via Bogota
  2. Take the bus from Córdoba to Salta Córdoba-Salta / ...

$56 - $125

Bus Andesmar  •  27h 45m

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

$47 - $97

Drive  •  19h 43m

  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 $45 - $100 and takes 27h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Salta is to fly which costs $210 - $600 and takes 6h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago to Salta. However, there are services departing from Santiago and arriving at Salta via Arturo Illia Bv. 682, Córdoba and Metán. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 8m.

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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 24h 8m and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Santiago to Salta, including transfers.

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Santiago to Salta bus services, operated by Expreso Brasilia, depart from Santiago station.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Salta is to fly which takes 6h 54m and costs $210 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 24h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from Santiago Airport to Salta Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 32m and has one stopover.

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Santiago to Salta bus services, operated by La Veloz Del Norte, arrive at Salta station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Salta.
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  • Distance: 681 miles
  • Duration: 6h 54m

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

LATAM Chile, Aerolíneas Argentinas and three other airlines fly from Santiago to Salta every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago to Salta via Cordoba, Arturo Illia Bv. 682, Arturo Illia Bv. 178, Córdoba, and Metán in around 24h 8m.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Mendoza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Mendoza to Salta via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Mendoza, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Iquique
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Lima
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Silk Way Airlines
Website
silkway-airlines.com
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Iquique
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Airlines of Tasmania
Website
airtasmania.com.au
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via El Palomar
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $30
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
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centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$9 - $14
Suite
$23 - $30
Bed
$9 - $14
Bus from Metán to Salta
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$11 - $16
Suite
$26 - $35
Bed
$12 - $17
Bus from Mendoza to General Güemes
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$60 - $90
Suite
$85 - $110
Bed
$75 - $110
Buses Lep
Phone
(+54) 351-246 6600, (+54) 0351-5696600, (+54) 0358-4219090
Email
expreso@buseslep.com.ar
Website
buseslep.com.ar
Bus from Córdoba to Metán
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
buseslep.com.ar
Book at
buseslep.plataforma10.com.ar
Regular
$25 - $35
Premium
$30 - $35
Chevallier
Phone
+54 0810-222-5216
Email
atencionalcliente@nuevachevallier.com
Website
nuevachevallier.com
Bus from Córdoba to Salta
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
nuevachevallier.com
Book at
nuevachevallier.com
Semi Bed
$30 - $45
Bed
$35 - $55
Andesmar
Green Toad Bus
Phone
+55 21 39420003
Email
info@greentoadbus.com
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
42h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Book at
greentoadbus.com
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to General Güemes
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$40 - $60
Bed
$45 - $75
El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to Güemes
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$26 - $30
Semi Cama
$35 - $50
Cama
$45 - $55

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Santiago to Salta is 1627 km. It takes approximately 19h 43m to drive from Santiago to Salta.

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Silk Way Airlines, Sky Airline, JetSMART and two other airlines offer flights from Santiago Airport to Salta Airport.

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There are 580+ hotels available in Salta. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Santiago Airport is to Colectivo which takes 30m and costs $10 - $45.

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