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Very efficient

Using the metro is perhaps the quickest and cheapest way to safely get from A to B in Santiago. You... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Karlsruhe, Germany
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Efficient clean affordable Metro

Santiago's subway system is so much better than Buenos Aires because this subway takes you pretty... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Once you get oriented re the need for little 'bip' cards to use the system, you will be fine. You can put any amount of pesos you want on a card. The system itself if broad so you can get to the vicinity of pretty...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Using the metro is perhaps the quickest and cheapest way to safely get from A to B in Santiago. You need to buy a BIP card for 1500 CLP to start, each trip costs 700 after that. You can use one card for two or...More

Thank Unelma333
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want to use the metro, is very clean, safe and great methot of transportation, are two observations, try to not use in rush our... is full of people, and the most important... ALWAYS with your personal stuff in your eyes and hands.... i...More

Thank Lju B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Santiago's subway system is so much better than Buenos Aires because this subway takes you pretty much everywhere you could ever want to go. From as far east as the Dominican Monastery area and artisan/ crafts village two-way far west areas beyond the horse races......More

Thank VirginiaCW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The METRO Santiago is usually well maintained, orderly, and smooth running. I wouldn't discourage anyone from taking it durring the day. I can't recommend the same after 10 PM.

Thank ChiletoLimatoMP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Santiago 's metro is clean, quick and efficient. Best way to move around Santiago. You only have to buy the Bip card that you can recharge at any station. Every trip costs about 1 US $. It works in combination with the bus system.

Thank SIBARITA0305
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used the train once to get from Plaza del Armas to the bus terminal and it was simple and safe. We had all of our bags with us and it wasn’t an issue. Way better than NYC.

Thank PillowPopper
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Planning, Experiencing, and Memories are three aspects of adventure enjoyed by Frequent and Discerning Travelers. We depart on a Glorious September Ohio Autumn day, and arrive for a Spectacular Santiago Spring day. Be it Santiago, Buenos Aires, or Patagonia; we feel comfortable, at home, and...More

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed October 3, 2018

The first thing I'd tell people visiting Santiago is to make sure they can walk to a Metro station, then it doesn't matter what area you choose to stay in. We found it pretty easy to use and incredibly cheap. Miles better than sitting in...More

Thank STELLA08Auckland
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Clean, efficient, busy. The BIP card making for easy travel. I don't think I have ever been on a Metro system where on one train its possible to be serenaded by a classically trained violinist and on the next traditional pan pipes and in the...More

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February 6, 2017|
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Response from wendyhB5317FK | Reviewed this property |
Easiest way to do this is to go to the ground transportation counter before you leave the airport and order a taxi. The going rate is between 16,000 to 18,000 Pesos. You will be pressured by private taxis outside the... More
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February 4, 2017|
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Response from AritaySean | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I recommend you to use chilean money to buy tickets, but if you are gonna use the buses (transantiago) and subway a lot, the best thing is to buy a bip card. It costs $1.550. Go to the page metrosantiago . cl it's in... More
January 11, 2017|
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Response from MauricioBabilonia | Reviewed this property |
I never saw a pet at the metro in Santiago. I think they are not allowed.