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Chile: City-wise bus fleet [free access]

May 1, 2019

As of February 2019, Chile has 17,902 urban buses. The average age of the bus fleet is 9.2 years. Of all the cities in Chile, Santiago has deployed the maximum number of buses (7,023 buses), followed by Gran Valparaíso (2,132 buses) and Gran Concepción (1,933 buses). La Unión has the oldest fleet, with an average age of around 21.7 years, followed by Quillota and Purranque, with average age of around 19 years.

 

The following table provides data on the bus fleet in Chile city-wise.

 

Table: City-wise urban bus fleet (as on February 28, 2019)

City

Fleet size

Average age of fleet

Pichilemu

1

22

La Unión

3

21.7

Quillota

31

19.4

Purranque

2

19

Cauquenes

24

18.8

Linares

111

18.5

Vallenar

18

18.4

Calbuco

2

18

Los Andes

11

17.9

Saavedra

2

17.5

Pichilemu

4

17.3

La Ligua

6

17.2

Frutillar

5

17.2

Lautaro

16

16.6

Rengo

2

16.5

Constitución

18

16.4

Quellón

17

16.2

Lota - Coronel

128

16

Tomé

72

16

Angol

13

15.8

Nueva Imperial

8

15.4

Caldera

4

14.5

San Fernando

46

14.5

Carahue

4

14.5

Ovalle

57

14.2

Curicó

158

14.2

Castro

43

14.2

Río Bueno

16

14.2

San Felipe

44

14

Coyhaique

13

13.2

Los Angeles

160

13.1

Arauco

4

13

Dalcahue

2

13

Chillán - Chillán Viejo

306

12.6

Calama

249

12.5

Coquimbo - La Serena

658

11.3

Ancud

13

11.2

Limache

2

11

Puerto Montt

529

10.9

Copiapó

109

10.8

Salamanca

6

10.5

Osorno

312

10.4

Valdivia

334

10.2

Rancagua

363

10

Temuco - Padre Las Casas

854

9.9

Arica

302

9.5

Gran Concepción

1,933

8.9

Santiago

7,023

8.7

Talca

393

8.4

Antofagasta

794

8.3

Taltal

3

8.3

Iquique - Alto Hospicio

408

7.5

Villarrica

43

7.4

Punta Arenas

84

6.8

Gran Valparaíso

2,132

6.2

Tocopilla

7

2.6

Total

17,902

9.2

Source: Registro Nacional de Servicios de Transporte de Pasajeros - Subsecretaría de Transportes