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

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Fly to Valdivia  •  4h 29m

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

$45 - $381

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Bus Condor Bus  •  9h

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

$11 - $90

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Fly to La Araucanía, bus  •  6h 33m

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

$59 - $332

Fly to Osorno, bus  •  6h 38m

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

$164 - $550

Train, bus  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
  2. Take the bus from Chillán to Los Ángeles
  3. Take the bus from Los Ángeles to Valdivia

$39 - $80

Bus Jet Sur  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Valdivia

$15 - $22

Drive  •  8h 8m

  1. Drive from Santiago to Valdivia 531.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Valdivia is to bus which costs $15 - $23 and takes 13h 43m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago - Alameda Terminal and arriving at Valdivia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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

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The best way to get from Santiago to Valdivia without a car is to bus which takes 9h and costs $11 - $90.

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

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Santiago to Valdivia bus services, operated by Condor Bus, depart from Santiago - Alameda Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Valdivia is to fly which takes 4h 29m and costs $45 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $90 and takes 9h.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Valdivia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 29m.

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Santiago to Valdivia bus services, operated by Condor Bus, arrive at Valdivia station.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Valdivia.
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  • Distance: 464.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

JetSMART, LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Santiago to Valdivia 5 times a day. Alternatively, Condor Bus operates a bus from Santiago to Valdivia 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $90 and the journey takes 9h. 11 other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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
4h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Salon
$17
Preferente
$33
Bus operators
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Temuco to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Temuco to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $11
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pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$4 - $11
Premium
$14 - $21
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
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pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$18 - $40
Premium
$40 - $60
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus from Los Ángeles to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Book at
pasajebus.com
2nd Class
$8 - $17
Premium
$21 - $30
1st Class
$18 - $27
Jac
Phone
+56 45 246 5463
Email
atencionclientesjac@jac.cl
Website
jac.cl
Bus from Osorno to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
jac.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
jac.cl
Empresas Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+56 65 243 6410
Email
gerencia@busescruzdelsur.cl
Website
webcds.cl
Bus from Osorno to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Pullman
$4 - $7
Cama
$5 - $8
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Pullman
$16 - $24
Cama
$23 - $35
Via-Tur
Phone
+56 224508246
Website
viatur.cl
Bus from Osorno to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
viatur.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
viatur.cl
Semi Cama
$18
Salón Cama
$24
Buses Línea Azul
Phone
+56 42 222 6095
Website
buseslineaazul.cl
Bus from Osorno to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
buseslineaazul.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
buseslineaazul.cl
Condor Bus
Phone
+56 22 822 7528
Email
clientescondor@condorbus.cl
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Alameda Terminal to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $90
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$45 - $70
Suite
$80 - $90
Bus Norte
Buses Rios
Website
busesrios.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
busesrios.cl
Nar Bus
Website
narbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Terminal Sur to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
narbus.cl
Buses Tepual
Phone
232073522
Website
pasajebus.com
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
pasajebus.com
Book at
pasajebus.com
Cama
$18
Andesmar
EME Bus
Website
emebus.cl
Bus from Chillán to Los Ángeles
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
emebus.cl
Semi Bed
$14 - $19
Bed
$23 - $30
Jet Sur
Phone
622 779 8039
Website
busesjetsur.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
busesjetsur.cl
Semi Cama
$15
Cama
$21

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago to Valdivia is 850 km. It takes approximately 8h 8m to drive from Santiago to Valdivia.

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Sky Airline, JetSMART and LATAM Chile offer flights from Santiago Airport to Valdivia Airport.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Valdivia. Prices start at $45 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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