There are 6 ways to get from Valparaíso to Santa Cruz 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  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Santa Cruz (VVI) SCL - VVI

$188 - $654

Cheapest option

Bus Atacama VIP  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Valparaiso to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Santa Cruz de la Sierra

$70 - $105

4 alternative options

Bus Trans Salvador  •  44 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Valparaiso to Antofagasta
  2. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Santa Cruz

$75 - $143

Bus Turbus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Viña del Mar to Iquique - Esmeralda
  2. Take the bus from Iquique to Cochabamba
  3. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra

$72 - $170

Bus, train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from La Calera to Mendoza
  2. Take the bus from Mendoza to Salvador Mazza
  3. Take the train from Yacuiba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal

$84 - $135

Drive  •  31 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Valparaíso to Santa Cruz de la Sierra 1593.3 miles

$260 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valparaíso to Santa Cruz is to bus which costs $70 - $110 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Valparaíso to Santa Cruz is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Valparaíso and Santa Cruz is 2019 km. The road distance is 2549.3 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Valparaíso to Santa Cruz, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valparaíso to Santa Cruz. However, there are services departing from Errazuriz - San Martin - Plaza Echaurren and arriving at Santa Cruz de la Sierra via Viña del Mar, Iquique and Cochabamba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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What companies run services between Valparaíso, Chile and Santa Cruz, Bolivia?

LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas fly from Valparaíso to Warnes once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Valparaíso to Santa Cruz de la Sierra via Antofagasta and Santa Cruz in around 44 h 38 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santiago to Santa Cruz via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Ferroviaria Oriental S.A
Phone
(+591) 3 3387000
Website
fo.com.bo
Train from Yacuiba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
fo.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus operators
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Valparaiso to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
18 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Atacama VIP
Phone
600 600 7855 / 600 660 0111
Website
avip.cl
Bus from Valparaiso to Antofagasta
Ave. Duration
18 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Bus from Valparaiso to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Trans Salvador
Phone
591-2-5270280
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Antofagasta to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$40 - $55
Premium
$55 - $70
Bus from Calama to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$35 - $50
Premium
$50 - $60
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Viña del Mar to Iquique - Esmeralda
Ave. Duration
24 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$35 - $75
Premium
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Iquique to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Iquique to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Alteño
Phone
+(591)4234600 - 4258600
Email
info@terbuscbbasa.com.bo
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Tas-Choapa
Phone
+54 261 431-2140
Website
taschoapa.cl
Bus from La Calera to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
taschoapa.cl
El Rapido Internacional
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to Salvador Mazza
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$40 - $50
Semi Cama
$65 - $85
Cama
$75 - $90

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