Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Santiago, Chile

Commute patterns by Metro, Rail, Micro & Funicular in Santiago - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Santiago get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Santiago walk each day. See which Metro, Rail, Micro & Funicular and stations are most popular in Santiago, and more!

Santiago has 4 transit type(s), including: Metro, Rail, Micro & Funicular, operated by several transit agencies, including Transantiago, Tren Central, Bus Rural, Bus Universitario, Bus Vecinal, Bus Aeropuerto & Ascensor

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In Santiago, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 51 min. Over 52% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Santiago each day? Commuters wait on average 13 min, but over 38% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Santiago is 6.9 km. Yet 38% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Santiago is 32%. On average, 47% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Santiago, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.67 km? Approximately, 19% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Santiago

How long do people usually commute in Santiago by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Santiago spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 51 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Santiago, Chile?

The percentage of transit riders in Santiago who ride public transit, including Metro, Rail, Micro & Funicular for more than 2 hours every day is 52%.

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Waiting Time in Santiago

How long do people usually wait at a station in Santiago every day?

The average amount of time people in Santiago wait at a stop or station for their Metro, Rail, Micro & Funicular line on a weekday is 13 min.

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How many people in Santiago usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Santiago who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 38%.

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Trip Distance in Santiago

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Santiago?

The average distance people in Santiago usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Metro, Rail, Micro & Funicular is 6.9 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Santiago?

The percentage of people in Santiago that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 38%.

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Number of Transfers in Santiago

How many people perform single line trips in Santiago?

The percentage of people in Santiago who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 32%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Santiago?

The percentage of people in Santiago who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 32%.

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Walking Distance in Santiago

How far do people usually walk per trip in Santiago?

The average distance people in Santiago walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 6.9 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Santiago?

The percentage of people in Santiago who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 38%.

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Most popular Micro lines

  • 405 - Maipu - Cantagallo
  • 106 - Nueva San Martin - La Florida
  • 518 - J.J. Perez - Bilbao

Most popular Micro stations

  • Pc155-Parada 1 / (M) Tobalaba
  • Pa383-Parada 5 / Plaza Italia
  • Pa168-Parada 4 / (M) Santa Lucía

Most popular Metro lines

  • L1
  • L5
  • L2

Most popular Metro stations

  • Tobalaba
  • Baquedano
  • Los Héroes

Most popular Micro lines

  • 405 - Maipu - Cantagallo
  • 106 - Nueva San Martin - La Florida
  • 518 - J.J. Perez - Bilbao

Most popular Micro stations

  • Pc155-Parada 1 / (M) Tobalaba
  • Pa383-Parada 5 / Plaza Italia
  • Pa168-Parada 4 / (M) Santa Lucía

Most popular Metro lines

  • L1
  • L5
  • L2

Most popular Metro stations

  • Tobalaba
  • Baquedano
  • Los Héroes

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