Valparaíso, also known as the ‘Jewel of the Pacific’ is a major city, seaport, and naval base. It is also the second largest metropolitan area in the country. Located 120 Km northwest of Santiago and known for its colourful houses, cruise port, history, street art and bohemian life, and for being the home of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. So instead of trying to find your way to this wonderful city from Santiago airport, we have all in information you need right here.
When travelling from Santiago airport to Valparaíso city, you have 2 transfer options; you can either take a taxi or a bus. The most comfortable and convenient option is to take a Santiago airport taxi, with an average fare of €180 (135,000 CLP), taking 1 hour 15 minutes to reach Valparaíso. Your second transportation option is to take the bus to Valparaíso; buses operated by TurBus, run twice a day from Santiago airport to Valparaíso and a regular one-way ticket costs €8 (6,000 CLP). This travel option takes around 1 hour 20 minutes, in normal traffic conditions.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Santiago at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.