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There are 3 ways to get from Sydney to Santiago by plane or train

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Fly from Sydney  •  15h 24m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Santiago (SCL) SYD - SCL

$775 - $3,637

Cheapest option

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  22h 12m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Santiago (SCL) NTL - SCL

$400 - $1,236

1 alternative option

Train to Orange, fly  •  23h 41m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
  2. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Santiago (SCL) OAG - SCL

$464 - $1,289

Sydney (SYD) to Santiago (SCL) flights

The flight time between Sydney (SYD) and Santiago (SCL) is around 15h 21m and covers a distance of around 11341 km. The fastest flight normally takes 12h 25m. Services are operated by Qantas and LATAM Chile. Typically 24 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
15h 21m
Fastest flight journey time:
12h 25m
Flight distance:
11341 km
Flights per week:
24
Cheapest price:
$325
Carbon emissions:
2299 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
08:30
Last flight departs at:
12:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney (SYD) to Santiago (SCL) flight schedules

Australia → Chile
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International entry into Chile from Australia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Australia
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Chile from Australia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 2 years of age or older
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Health declaration required
This applies to all arrivals by air
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 2 years of age or older
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Health declaration required
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals who have visited Chile in the last 14 days

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Rules to follow in Chile

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Australia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Chile from Australia.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santiago is 600 360 7777.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santiago is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Santiago is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 600 360 7777.

Yes, entry into Australia from Chile is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Chile Atiende.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Sydney to Santiago is to train and fly, which costs $500 - $1,600 and takes 22h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Santiago is to fly which costs $950 - $4,600 and takes 15h 24m.

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The distance between Sydney and Santiago is 11348 km.

It takes approximately 15h 24m to get from Sydney to Santiago, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 12h 25m.

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Santiago is 14h behind Sydney. It is currently 3:40 PM in Sydney and 1:40 AM in Santiago.

Qantas and LATAM Chile offer flights from Sydney Airport to Santiago Airport.

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There are 585+ hotels available in Santiago. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Santiago.
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  • Distance: 11347.6 km
  • Duration: 15h 24m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Santiago, Chile?

Qantas and LATAM Chile fly from Sydney to Santiago 3 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Santiago
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Sydney to Santiago via Auckland
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Santiago via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Newcastle to Santiago via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Newcastle to Santiago via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Flights from Newcastle to Santiago via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Newcastle to Santiago via Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Newcastle to Santiago via Brisbane, Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Newcastle to Santiago via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Orange to Santiago via Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 43m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Orange to Santiago via Sydney, Auckland
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sydney to Santiago
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Sydney to Santiago via Auckland
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Newcastle to Santiago via Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Orange to Santiago via Sydney
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $12
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
transportnsw.info
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$24 - $40
First Class
$30 - $50

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