The best route from central Santiago is west on Avenida Libertador B. O’Higgins (which turns into Route 68), then right onto Circunvalación Américo Vespucio, where Santiago Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport is located. There are plenty of signs signalling the entrance to the airport. From east and north Santiago, the best route to the airport is Circunvalación Américo Vespucio North. From south Santiago, take the Circunvalación Américo Vespucio Sur northwards.
Car hire companies at Santiago Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Econorent, Hertz and Rosselot. Car hire desks are located in both domestic and international arrivals areas.
Bus: Buses serve metropolitan Santiago. The Centro Puerto bus (tel: (02) 601 9883), which runs from both terminals, stops at the Los Héroes bus terminal (fare: CH$1.400), close to the Los Héroes metro station. The Tur-Bus (tel: (02) 822 7741; www.turbus.cl) stops at the Alameda bus terminal and central Santiago (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: CH$1,700).
Shuttle: TransVip (tel: (02) 677 3000; www.transvip.cl) minibuses offer a door-to-door service throughout Santiago from Santiago Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Representatives are stationed throughout the terminal and tickets can be purchased in the domestic and international arrivals areas.
Taxi: Official taxis (tel: (02) 601 9880), marked blue with 'taxoficial' identification, are available from outside the airport's ground floor at both terminals, running to destinations such as Providencia, Las Condes, Viña del Mar and Santiago city centre. Services are also offered by Taxi Vip (tel: (02) 677 3000) and Radio Móvil Tur Bus (tel: (02) 677 3600).
Short- and long-term car parking (tel: (02) 601 9168) is provided at Santiago Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. The long-term car park is served by a shuttle service that transfers passengers directly to the terminal building. Short-term car parking is located directly in front of the terminal building.