Melbourne to Santiago Flights

Melbourne (MEL) to Santiago (SCL) Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:
  • When can I book the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Santiago?

    Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Melbourne to Santiago are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from Melbourne to Santiago?

    Airlines flying from Melbourne to Santiago include Lan Airlines,Qantas Airways,Cathay Pacific.

  • What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Santiago?

    Qantas Airways provides 1 of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Santiago.

  • How many airports are there in Santiago?

    There are 1 airports in Santiago - Arturo Merino Benitez Airport.

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  • Flight route:

    MEL ✈ SCL

  • Price starting from:

    From AU$1,802

Melbourne (MEL) to Santiago (SCL) Flight Schedule

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Flight from Melbourne to Santiago

Santiago is the capital city of Chile. It is a cosmopolitan and vibrant city which, due to its escalated, economic growth has become one of Latin America’s modern cities.   The people are chilled out and try to enjoy life to the fullest. The salubrious weather and Chilean culture make it a tourist hub. It is a treasure trove for art lovers. It hosts innumerable international festivals of sound, colour and food. The city is always bustling with life. Their art galleries, design shops, handicraft markets, Latino nightlife, beautiful museums and the food are a tourist’s delight.

Santiago, located in the Central Valley Region of Chile, rests on an island plain between the Andes Mountains in the east and Coastal Range in the west. Santiago lies on the Mapocho River. In the southern hemisphere, seasons are reversed, and winter is between June to August. The coldest month is being July and June the wettest. Santiago located just an hour away from a variety of ski resorts. The city boasts of a total of a blend of the modern and retro era. No tourist can feel bored in this bustling city as there is something for everyone — art connoisseurs, wildlife enthusiasts, adventure sports enthusiasts, Oenophiles etc.

Tip: The best time to visit Santiago is from late –September to November or from March to May. Visiting the place between June and August should be avoided as winter sets in, and most attractions close.

Reaching Santiago

The city connects by air, and Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport also called Santiago International Airport, is a busy airport which serves millions of tourists every year. The passenger terminal has four levels which help people, and a new terminal is expected to be completed by 2020. There are a variety of services provided by the airport to the people at the airport connected to the city via Mini Buses, Taxis, Car Rentals and Buses.

Several flights operate on this route. For a direct flight to Santiago via Tullamarine International Airport, one can glance through the flights by American Airlines and Cathay Pacific. To find a cheap flight to Santiago from  Melbourne, one should for connecting flight offered by LATAM and QANTAS AIRLINES among others.

Tip: It is essential to note Melbourne observes daylight saving time, so the time difference between the cities can change.

Santiago Sightseeing

Seeing the city is a tourist’s delight and one shouldn’t miss a chance to see these things while visiting Santiago. One must visit Plaza de Armas an vital square; one should visit the street markets(ferias) Los Dominicos and Santa Lucia to buy handicrafts and alpaca wool ponchos. One should visit The Museo de la Memoria(The Museum of Memory and Human Rights), La Chascona House home of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda. La Moneda(Presidential Palace) is another beautiful sight with European-style architecture. Parque Forestal, one of the most beautiful parks situated on Mapocho River, is a must see. For art lovers, Museo de la Bellas Artes is a Museum of Fine Arts which gives an insight into Chilean culture. For wine lovers, a visit to the Wineries is a must. For winter sports lovers Portillo is one of the best ski retreats. The rugged Andes mountains which merge into the skyline and colonial architecture is a fascinating backdrop for the city and a treat for a tourist’s eyes.

One can’t complete a sightseeing trip of the place without seeing the nightlife of the area. The vibrant nightlife begins after midnight and ends in the wee hours of the morning. They love drinking and dancing. Pubs, bars, discos make the place buzz with activity.

Tip: People with time at hand can enjoy sightseeing aboard a Santiago Hop-On Hop-Off double-decker bus will be the most unforgettable moment of your tour with audio commentary and an excellent overview of the city.

Best Accommodation Areas

A place where one doesn’t need to bother about booking accommodation in advance, every type of traveller, whether affluent, on a budget or a student can easily procure accommodation here. Trendy hotels for the Richie-rich, Lodges and hostels for people on a budget. Guesthouses called residenciales are rational solutions for families on a budget. Cabanas or self-sustaining cabins which have a kitchenette and multi-bedroom layouts is another good option. Wineries also offer overnight accommodation and last but not the least ski resorts also provide accommodation to the people.

Tip: It is a treat to stay in hotels surrounded by historical monuments and the best restaurants in the city.  So try and get this experience.

Melbourne to Santiago Flights are plenty and frequent. So try to customize your search to avail the best prices for your travel dates. So if you want to travel on a budget, combine your Melbourne-Santiago Flight Booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.

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Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Santiago (SCL)

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Melbourne(MEL) to Santiago(SCL). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.