Metrotren is a suburban rail service that provides tours between Santiago and the city of San Fernando. Metrotren is operated by “Tren Central“, which is a subcompany of “Ferrocarriles del Estado” (EFE), as well as “Terra Sur“ y “Ramal Talca Constitución”. Metrotrén was founded in 1990 and currently unites 24 communes of Santiago, O'Higgins and Maule. With a Metrotren ticket customers have the opportunity to travel for example from Santiago a Rancagua, San Fernando, Curicó, Talca and Linares. From Santiago, the Metrotren trains depart from “Estación Central” and represents a great transportation alternative to the services of bus companies like Tur Bus y Pullman Bus

Offices and phone numbers of Metrotren

  • Santiago - Estación Central

    Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 3170, Santiago
    (56-2) 2 585 5000
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  • Santiago - Estación Central

    Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 3170, Santiago
    (56-2) 2 585 5000
    See on Google Maps

Destinations of Metrotrén

XIII Region of Metropolitana

Santiago – Estación Central

VI Region of Bernardo O’Higgins

Rancagua

VII Region of Maule

Linares 

Talca

Seats

The wagons of Metrotren are equipped as follows:

  • Air-condition
  • Access for disabled passengers
  • No bathroom
  • 300 passenger seats
  • Room for 300 more passengers for standing 

The information about the security of Metrotren, as well as about its subcompany "Tren Central" are accessible at the section "Seguridad Vial" (spanish content only) at the homepage of "Tren Central".