There are 8 ways to get from Santiago to Ushuaia by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, car or car ferry

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Fly to Ushuaia  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Ushuaia (USH) SCL - USH

$233 - $946

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Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
  3. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

$106 - $150

6 alternative options

Fly to Rio Grande, bus  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Rio Grande (RGA) SCL - RGA
  2. Take the bus from Río Grande to Ushuaia

$263 - $944

Fly to Punta Arenas, bus  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) SCL - PUQ
  2. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

$123 - $550

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Osorno
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Osorno to Punta Arenas
  3. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

$111 - $189

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
  2. Take the bus from Chillán to Osorno
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Osorno to Punta Arenas
  4. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

$125 - $150

Bus via Santiago  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
  3. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

$109 - $174

Drive, car ferry  •  43 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Santiago to Punta Delgada
  2. Take the car ferry from Punta Delgada to Bahía Azul
  3. Drive from Bahía Azul to Ushuaia

$359 - $528

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Ushuaia is to bus which costs $100 - $150 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Ushuaia is to fly which costs $230 - $950 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago to Ushuaia. However, there are services departing from Santiago and arriving at Ushuaia via Osorno and Punta Arenas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Santiago and Ushuaia is 2380 km.

The best way to get from Santiago to Ushuaia without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 3 h and costs $110 - $190.

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It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to get from Santiago to Ushuaia, including transfers.

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Santiago to Ushuaia bus services, operated by Bus Norte, depart from Santiago station.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Ushuaia is to fly which takes 8 h 59 min and costs $230 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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There is no direct flight from Santiago Airport to Ushuaia Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Santiago to Ushuaia bus services, operated by Buses Barria, arrive at Ushuaia station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Ushuaia.
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  • Distance: 1487.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 59 min

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

Aerolíneas Argentinas, LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Santiago to Ushuaia 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago to Ushuaia via Puerto Montt and Punta Arenas in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Ushuaia via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
12 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas via Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas via Concepcion
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas via Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santiago to Ushuaia via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Santiago to Ushuaia via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, El Calafate
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Santiago to Ushuaia via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Santiago to Rio Grande via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago to Rio Grande via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas via Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
Tren Central
Phone
+56 22 585 5000
Email
contacto@trencentral.cl
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Salon
$18
Preferente
$34
Bus operators
Buses Pacheco
Website
busespacheco.com
Bus from Río Grande to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
busespacheco.com
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
busespacheco.com
Tolkar Turismo
Phone
+54 2901 431408
Email
Info@tolkarturismo.com.ar
Website
tolkarturismo.com.ar
Bus from Río Grande to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
tolkarturismo.com.ar
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tolkarturismo.com.ar
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
Book at
busesbarria.cl
Bus Norte
Buses Fierro
Website
busesfierro.cl
Bus from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
busesfierro.cl
Condor Bus
Phone
+56 22 822 7528
Email
clientescondor@condorbus.cl
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Alameda Terminal to Osorno
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $100
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$55 - $75
Suite
$85 - $100
Buses Ruta 5
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Via Lago Sur
Phone
+56 9 91444725 / (65) 2233660
Email
boleteria.santiago@lagosur.cl
Website
transporteinforma.cl
Bus from Santiago - Alameda to Osorno
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Turibus Internacional
Website
webcds.cl
Bus and ferry from Osorno to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
30 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Book at
webcds.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Chillán to Osorno
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Buses Línea Azul
Phone
+56 42 222 6095
Website
buseslineaazul.cl
Bus from Chillán to Osorno
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
buseslineaazul.cl
bus
Bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
busescruzdelsur.cl
Pullman
$20
Cama
$33
Buses Tepual
Phone
232073522
Website
pasajebus.com
Bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
pasajebus.com
Book at
pasajebus.com
Cama
$26
Queilen Bus
Buses Los Libertadores
Ferry operators

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Ushuaia is 1 h ahead of Santiago. It is currently 8:20 AM in Santiago and 8:20 AM in Ushuaia.

Sky Airline, LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from Santiago Airport to Ushuaia Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Ushuaia. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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

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