|Travel by plane
|Santiago's international airport is served by most of the major international airlines operating in South America. From there LAN Chile (the main Chilean national and international airline) and Sky airlines (a new local airline), fly to La Serena's airport which is 4km outside the city center. The flight time between Santiago and La Serena is just 50 minutes.
|Travel by bus
|The bus journey between Santiago and La Serena takes around 6 hours.
Some of the main bus lines are:
|Travel by car
|La Serena is linked to Santiago by a superhighway (Carretera Panamericana Norte or Ruta 5 Norte). The toll fee is subject to change according to the day of week and season. The speed limit is 120kph on most of the way.