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How to get to the city from Arturo Merino Benitez Airport

When you arrive to the airport Arturo Merino Benitez (SCL), you have 3 different options:


This is the fastest and most comfortable way, albeit the most expensive. There are two official taxi companies, Taxi Oficial ( and Taxi vip ( This way you can get to the hotel directly. They function 24/7 and the fees will vary depending on which district you Hotel is located on.


You can also get there by transfer. There are two official transfer companies, Transfer Delfos ( and TransferVip ( You can book your transfer on the airport, although you might have to wait for enough passengers for the transfer to leave. Transfers also work around the clock. Fees will vary depending on which district your hotel is located. Bear in mind that if you want to get from your hotel to the airport by transfer, you must book a place at least 24 hours before your flight.


There are two oficial bus companies, Turbus ( and CentroPuerto ( These arrive at different metro stations of the Santiago subway system. They leave with a time interval of around 10 min between buses (15 min on weekends) from 6:00a.m. to 23.30p.m. Buses charge around 3USD (1500 CLP) for a one way ticket

Once at the subway station, please bear in mind the following:

  • In order to use Santiago’s public transportation system (buses) a BIP card is needed to pay. If you don’t acquire this card YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE SANTIAGO’S PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM. BIP cards can be acquired at just about any subway station. You can find more information on Stantiago’s public transportation system at
  • Only for the subway you can buy a ticket on the station (one way and you can get off in any other station). The value of one ticket is approximately 1 and a half dollars.
  • Stantiago’s subway Works from 6:00 am until 23:00 pm. Outside this time period you will only be able to travel by bus. You can plan your subway travel on the following website
  • Next up is a map with Santiago’s subway network. Pacam XIV will take place nearby “Estación Central” subway station *
  • Turbus stops:  Universidad de Santiago station -  Las Rejas station – Pajaritos station

CentroPuerto stops: Pajaritos station- Las Rejas station-  Universidad de Santiago Station-  Los Héroes Station


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