The cheapest times to fly from SCL to ARI are

  • March 5th to July 1st (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
  • August 20th to September 2nd
  • September 24th to October 14th
  • November 5th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SCL to ARI is early October. Prices can be as high as $165 for Monday flights during early to mid September, or as low as $56 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Arica

Flying from Santiago (SCL) to Arica (ARI) will usually cost between $60 to $100 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $61. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid September, with an average price of $116. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $55 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $73 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCL to ARI flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SCL to ARI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SCL to ARI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCL to ARI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Santiago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.04, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $11 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $71. Return trip prices are from the ARI to SCL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SCL to ARI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 51 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCL to ARI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: JETSMART SpA, LATAM, Sky Airline, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chacalluta Airport to Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1040 miles or 1674 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCL to ARI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCL to ARI flight is about 2 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Santiago and Arica?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from SCL to ARI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCL
Origination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8

Return Airport

Destination code ARI
Destination airport name Chacalluta Airport
City Arica
Country Chile
Latitude -18.3
Longitude -70.3


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