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

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Fly to Valdivia  •  4 h 30 min

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

$45 - $382

Cheapest option

Bus Turbus  •  9 h 25 min

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

$12 - $95

6 alternative options

Fly to La Araucanía, bus  •  6 h 23 min

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

$59 - $343

Fly to Osorno, bus  •  6 h 30 min

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

$164 - $551

Fly to Puerto Montt, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Puerto Montt (PMC) SCL - PMC
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Varas to Valdivia

$117 - $847

Bus Condor Bus  •  10 h 19 min

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

$13 - $96

Train, bus  •  11 h 31 min

  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 - $93

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  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 $12 - $95 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Valdivia is to fly which costs $45 - $390 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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

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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 9 h 25 min and costs $12 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Santiago to Valdivia, including transfers.

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Santiago to Valdivia bus services, operated by Turbus, depart from Santiago station.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Valdivia is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $45 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $95 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Valdivia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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

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

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Valdivia.
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  • Distance: 464.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Santiago to Valdivia twice daily. Alternatively, Turbus operates a bus from Santiago to Valdivia 4 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min. Nine other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Santiago to Osorno
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Saturday 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
Flights from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
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
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Temuco to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $21
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$4 - $11
Premium
$15 - $21
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus from Puerto Varas to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $23
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$5 - $13
Premium
$16 - $23
1st Class
$11 - $17
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$18 - $40
Premium
$40 - $60
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus from Los Ángeles to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$8 - $18
Premium
$21 - $30
1st Class
$19 - $28
Jac
Phone
+56 45 246 5463
Email
atencionclientesjac@jac.cl
Website
jac.cl
Bus from Osorno to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
jac.cl
Bus from Puerto Varas to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
jac.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
jac.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
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
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
$19 - $30
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Cama
$30
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
$3 - $6
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
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $95
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$50 - $70
Suite
$80 - $95
Bus from Santiago - Alameda Terminal to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $95
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$50 - $70
Suite
$80 - $95
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
$35 - $60
Schedules at
busnortechile.cl
Semi Cama
$38
Cama
$53
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
busnortechile.cl
Semi Cama
$38
Cama
$53
Buses Rios
Website
busesrios.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
busesrios.cl
Bus from Santiago to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
busesrios.cl
Nar Bus
Website
narbus.cl
Bus from Santiago Sur to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
narbus.cl
Bus from Santiago Sur to Valdivia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
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
$18
Schedules at
pasajebus.com
Book at
pasajebus.com
Cama
$18
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
$15 - $21
Schedules at
busesjetsur.cl
Semi Cama
$15
Cama
$21
EME Bus
Website
emebus.cl
Bus from Chillán to Los Ángeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
emebus.cl
Semi Bed
$14 - $19
Bed
$24 - $30

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