How much is the metro in Santiago?
The prices of a metro ride change around the busier times of the day. At the cheapest you will pay $580 and the most you will pay during “Horario Punta,” or rush hour, is $690.
How much does public transportation cost in Chile?
You can buy a single ticket, which includes bus fare for interconnected stations, for 700 to 800 Chilean pesos (about $1), but keep in mind that prices vary depending on the time of day, with rush-hour travel (7 to 9 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.) costing more.
How much does a train ticket cost in Chile?
Prices range from CLP7,000 to CLP24,000 depending on the season, length of the journey and or which carriage you wish to travel.
How do I get a BIP card Santiago?
cards can be purchased at any metro station. The cards themselves cost $1,500. CLP and must be loaded with an initial credit of at least $1.000 CLP. After this, you’re ready to go—just scan the card on the yellow machines and it will subtract credit from your balance.
Does Santiago have good public transportation?
Riding on transantiago (Santiago’s public transit system) is pretty safe and efficient, even for foreigners.
Are there trains in Chile?
Chile’s railways (except for a few industrial lines) are operated by the state owned company Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE). While many passenger lines are in disuse (there are no services north of Santiago), there are frequent services from Santiago south to Chillan.
Where can I buy Bip card?
You can purchase a BIP card at the ticket counter or vending machine at any Metro station. Each ride on Metro using a BIP card costs $660 CLP. The card itself will cost you an additional $1,550 CLP initially.
What is a BIP card?
The Bip credit card is an everyday Mastercard that can be downloaded via the App Store and Google Play. You also apply for the card via the app, and if accepted you can start making contactless and online payments straight away.