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Bus Valparaiso to Santiago: Trip Overview

Bus Valparaiso to Santiago: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$8
Average bus trip duration2h
Number of daily buses49
Earliest bus departure5:25 AM
Latest bus departure9:25 PM

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Ratings and Reviews (57)

Excellent service, on time, great quality of seats and surroundings on bus and good price for it.

David R.

March 7, 2020
Good efficient bus line.

Alexa F.

January 25, 2020
Quick and efficient way to get between Valparaiso and Santiago.

Alexandra C.

January 6, 2020
Comfortable bus, no issues.

Melissa M.

October 28, 2019
Bus got stuck in traffic which made us very late for our hotel booking.

Anthony P.

October 8, 2019

Valparaiso to Santiago Buses

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Valparaiso - Santiago

The bus is the best choice to get to Santiago without a car. Traveling by bus offers a budget-friendly, secure, and easy way to go between the two cities. Taking a ride with other travelers through carpool services is an additional option to consider.

On average, the trip from Valparaiso to Santiago takes around 2h, although the minimum time it takes to get there is 1h 35m with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 67 miles (107 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance separating Valparaiso and Santiago is 67 miles (107 km).

Most of the buses traveling from Valparaiso to Santiago leave from Terminal Rodoviário Valparaiso and arrive at Santiago. These are the main pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, there are other pick-up and drop-off locations that could make it easier for you to reach your destination.

Go for the bus if you want the most cost-effective way to travel this route. $8 is the starting point for the cost-effective bus ride to Santiago from Valparaiso.

You can expect to pay around $8 for a bus ticket. Over the last 30 days, the prices ranged between $8 and $13, so make sure to compare them to get the best option.

Yes, it's possible to take a day trip from Valparaiso to Santiago! The total time it takes to make a round-trip between Valparaiso and Santiago is about 3h 10m. So you'll have plenty of time to discover Santiago before making your way back to Valparaiso.

Once in Santiago, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Cerro San Cristóbal, Parque O'Higgins, Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino and Parque Forestal.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Valparaiso to Santiago but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Valparaiso to Santiago, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Valparaiso to Santiago.

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Did you know?

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

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