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Recommended option

Fly to Salta  •  7 h 6 min

  1. SCL - SLA

$287 - $853

Cheapest option

Bus Flecha Bus  •  28 h 40 min

$59 - $166

5 alternative options

Fly to Jujuy, bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. SCL - JUJ

$207 - $756

Bus via Aduana Chile  •  25 h 57 min

$120 - $210

Bus  •  26 h 24 min

$89 - $159

Bus #2  •  27 h 20 min

  1. To Mendoza
  2. Via Salta

$65 - $147

Drive  •  19 h 43 min

  1. 1017.1 miles

$170 - $260

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

Aerolíneas Argentinas and LATAM Chile fly from Santiago to Salta every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago to Salta via Aduana Chile, Parada Caracoles, and Mendoza in around 25 h 57 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Mendoza
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Salta via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Andes Líneas Aéreas
Website
andesonline.com
Flights from Santiago to Jujuy via Tucuman
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
$3 - $7
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$3 - $6
Executive
$5 - $6
Suite
$5 - $7
Bus from Mendoza to Metán
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$50 - $75
Executive
$65 - $75
Suite
$80 - $90
Bus from Metán to Salta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$5 - $9
Executive
$7 - $9
Suite
$9 - $10
COITRAM
Phone
+54261 431-1999
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Santiago to Aduana Chile
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Andesmar
Phone
1-786-2337639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Executive
$60 - $90
Suite
$80 - $95
Bus from Santiago de Chile to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Executive
$20 - $28
Suite
$29 - $33
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
$32
Schedules at
taschoapa.cl
Buses Ahumada
Website
busesahumada.cl
Bus from Santiago to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
busesahumada.cl
El Rapido Internacional
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Santiago to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$15 - $17
Semi Cama
$15 - $20
Cama
$21 - $25
Bus from Mendoza to Metán
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$36 - $41
Semi Cama
$50 - $70
Cama
$60 - $75
La Veloz Del Norte

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santiago and Salta is 1090 km. The road distance is 1627 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Salta is to bus which costs $65 - $150 and takes 27 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Santiago to Salta is to fly which takes 7 h 6 min and costs $280 - $900.

No, there is no direct bus from Santiago to Salta. However, there are services departing from Santiago and arriving at Salta via Parada Caracoles and Mendoza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Santiago to Salta, including transfers.