There are 7 ways to get from Santiago to Valdivia by plane, bus, train 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

Fly to Valdivia  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Valdivia (ZAL) SCL - ZAL

$46 - $385

Cheapest option

Bus Condor Bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago - Alameda Terminal to Valdivia Santiago / ...

$17 - $101

5 alternative options

Fly to La Araucanía, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to La Araucanía (ZCO) SCL - ZCO
  2. Take the bus from Temuco to Valdivia

$61 - $347

Fly to Osorno, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Osorno (ZOS) SCL - ZOS
  2. Take the bus from Osorno to Valdivia

$165 - $555

Bus Turbus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Valdivia Santiago / ...

$19 - $100

Train, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan TerraSur
  2. Take the bus from Chillán to Valdivia Santiago

$29 - $75

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Santiago to Valdivia 531.2 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Valdivia, Chile?

JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile fly from Santiago to Valdivia 3 times a day. Alternatively, Turbus operates a bus from Santiago to Valdivia 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min. Eight other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Tren Central
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Salon
$19
Preferente
$36
Bus operators
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Temuco to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$5 - $12
Premium
$16 - $22
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$20 - $40
Premium
$40 - $65
1st Class
$50 - $75
Bus from Chillán to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$11 - $23
Premium
$27 - $40
1st Class
$27 - $40
Jac
Website
jac.cl
Bus from Osorno to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jac.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
jac.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
jac.cl
Empresas Cruz Del Sur
Phone
(65) 436410
Email
gerencia@busescruzdelsur.cl
Website
webcds.cl
Bus from Osorno to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Pullman
$6
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Cama
$32
Via-Tur
Phone
+56 224508246
Website
viatur.cl
Bus from Osorno to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
viatur.cl
Buses Línea Azul
Phone
+56 42 222 6095
Website
buseslineaazul.cl
Bus from Osorno to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
buseslineaazul.cl
Condor Bus
Phone
2680 6900
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Alameda Terminal to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $100
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$50 - $75
Suite
$85 - $100
Bus from Santiago - Alameda Terminal to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $100
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$50 - $75
Suite
$85 - $100
Bus Norte
Phone
+56 6004015151
Email
servicioalcliente@busnortechile.cl
Website
busnortechile.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
busnortechile.cl
Semi Cama
$41
Cama
$57
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
busnortechile.cl
Semi Cama
$41
Cama
$57
Buses Rios
Website
busesrios.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
busesrios.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
busesrios.cl
Nar Bus
Website
narbus.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
narbus.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
narbus.cl
Buses Tepual
Phone
232073522
Website
pasajebus.com
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
pasajebus.com
Book at
pasajebus.com
Cama
$20
Andesmar
Jet Sur
Phone
622 779 8039
Website
busesjetsur.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
busesjetsur.cl
Semi Cama
$16
Cama
$23

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santiago and Valdivia is 744 km. The road distance is 850 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Valdivia is to bus which costs $19 - $100 and takes 9 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Santiago to Valdivia is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $45 - $390.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago and arriving at Valdivia. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Santiago to Valdivia, including transfers.