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Flight information Auckland International to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

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Average flight time, total distance 9662 kilometres

17h 35min

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LATAM Airlines Group

Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez: Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Auckland International to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez is $1,279. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
17h 35min is the average flight time from Auckland International to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from Auckland International to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez.
There are 7 flights per week flying from Auckland International to Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez, as of July.

Which airlines fly from Auckland to Santiago?

You can take direct flights from Auckland to Santiago with LATAM Airlines and Qantas flights operated by LATAM.

Air New Zealand and other airlines offer 1-stop flights to Santiago, sometimes shared with LATAM.

Is there a time difference between Auckland and Santiago?

Santiago is 16 hours behind New Zealand for most of the year, but this changes sometimes as Chile observes daylight saving time on different dates.

What is the weather like in Santiago?

Santiago has similar temperatures to Auckland, with only a couple of degrees difference in average temperatures. Its Mediterranean climate means it has dry summers and wet, humid winters.

January is the warmest month at 21°C on average. June is the coolest at 9°C.

How expensive is Santiago?

Santiago is a much cheaper destination than Auckland, with lower prices across the board.

Chile's currency is the Chilean peso. NZ$1 exchanges to around 440 pesos.



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Essential travel information for Santiago

You don't need a visa to stay in Chile for up to 90 days as a New Zealand passport holder.

There is some risk in travelling to Santiago due to the potential for protests and demonstrations that can turn violent. Travellers can stay safe by avoiding large crowds and checking the latest travel advisories.

Departing from Auckland

Auckland Airport (AKL) has separate terminals for domestic and international flights, which are connected by a transfer bus service. Flights to Santiago leave from the International Terminal, which features VIP lounges and duty-free stores in addition to the standard airport facilities.

Check-in counters are on the ground floor, departures are on the first floor. You should aim to get to the airport and check in 3 hours before your international flight is due to depart. You can reach the airport from the city 24 hours a day by bus, taxi, shuttle service or private vehicle.

Arriving in Santiago

Santiago Airport (SCL) has a single terminal with 4 levels. Citizens of some countries are charged a fee for their visa on arrival, but there's no charge for New Zealand passport holders.

Arrival, baggage claim and car hire desks are all on the ground floor, but you can also explore the terminal if you need to grab a bite to eat or to use other facilities before you leave.

You can get to Santiago city centre by bus (CH$1700) or metered taxi (up to CH$20,000).

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Please note: all information is correct as of January, 2018.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.