Flights from Sydney to Santiago

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Santiago Guide

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Located between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, Santiago appeals to those seeking both a cosmopolitan metropolis and a city rich with culture and history. Chile’s capital has a vibrant art scene, no shortage of restaurants and a lot of nightlife, from packed bars to intimate jazz clubs. Santiago’s nightlife is especially popular among jazz lovers. There are also malls and marketplaces offering shoppers everything from high-end brands to handmade goods; picturesque hills to hike and explore, and access to some of South America’s best wineries.

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Best time to visit Santiago

The best time to visit Santiago

Santiago weather is mostly mild, especially in spring and autumn. November to April is summer is South America. As the temperatures increase, so do the crowds and prices. January and February are also popular times for events, like Ancuditana Week, a celebration of Chilean culture that happens mid-January. The winter season from May to September is cooler and wetter but it results in fewer tourists and cheap airfares to Santiago.


Departing From Sydney

Flights from Sydney land at the Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport (SCL), commonly referred to as the Santiago Airport. Cheap airfares to from Sydney to Santiago are offered through airlines like Qantas, LATAM Airlines, Air New Zealand and Emirates, with flight time as little as 12 and a half hours.

Getting to Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport (SYD) is located 8 kilometres from Sydney’s CBD and it is accessible via good public transport links. By car, taxi or rideshare, the journey from the Sydney CBD takes about 25 minutes if traffic is light. The one-way rate for taxis and rideshare services, such as Uber, can be up to $55 AUD. Want to make use of public transport? Purchase a one-way ticket for the T8 Airport & South bus line, which connects Central Station to the Sydney Airport International Terminal. This fare is $5.80 AUD. There is also Airport Link train, with direct services linking Central, Museum, St James, Circular Quay, Wynyard and Town Hall stations to the station at the airport. Single fares cost $18.70 AUD.

Parking at Sydney Airport

There are three main parking options for travellers flying to Santiago. Book your space in advance to save on parking.

Where to Park at Sydney Airport

  • P7: This space is located five-minute walk from SYD's International Terminal. The rate for parking in this space is $61 AUD per day.
  • Park on King: The farthest option, this lot is also unofficial and requires shuttle service. The cost is $117 AUD per week.
  • Park & Fly: Note that is area is an unofficial, off-site lot. It is located next to the airport and free shuttle service ferries passengers to the airport. The cost is $177 AUD per week.

Arriving in Santiago

All international flights to Santiago arrive at the Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport, also known as the Santiago Airport (SCL).

How to Get from Santiago Airport to Your Santiago Hotel or Accommodation

Santiago Airport is serviced by two bus companies, TurBus and Centropuerto. TurBus runs from Santiago Airport to the downtown core with buses leaving every 20 minutes from 6:20am until 10:50pm. The journey takes 45 minutes and a one-way ticket costs CLP 1,700 ($3.46 AUD). Centropuerto also offers direct connection between Santiago Airport and the downtown core. Buses heading from the airport to Los Heros run every 10 minutes from 6am until 11:30pm. A one-way ticket is CLP 1,800 ($3.67 AUD). Taxi service is also available at the airport. The trip to downtown is 15 kilometres but can take anywhere from 20 to 45 minutes, depending on traffic. The taxi area is outside the main terminal. Fares tend to range from CLP 12,000 ($24.44 AUD) and CLP 30,000 ($61.10 AUD) for most downtown locations.

Things to do

Things to do in Santiago

History buffs have a lot of options to explore in Santiago. Quinta Normal Park, a 35.5-hectare urban greenspace, is home to several museums, including the Museum of Natural History, the Railway Museum, and the Museum of Memory and Human Rights. Santiago’s main square, Plaza de Armas, dates back to the establishment of the city in 1541 and features a number of historic buildings, like the Metropolitan Cathedral of Santiago. To get the complete picture of Santiago, climb one of the city’s impressive hills. Hike up Cerro San Cristobal or the smaller Cerro Santa Lucia for incredible views of Santiago and the Andes mountains. At the top of Cerro San Cristobal sits Santiago Metropolitan park, the largest in the city, with shops, cafes and even a zoo.