About Buses Serena Mar

Buses Serena Mar also known as Transportes Serena Mar, is an intercity bus company that offers long-distance services and covers several routes in the North of Chile. Buses Serena Mar started its first service in 1992 between La Serena-Tongoy under the leadership of founder, Mr. Rigoberto Escobar, in partnership with - Ariel Sánchez and Ricardo Cuellar.

In the year 2002, Transportes Serena Mar improved the connectivity between Ovalle and La Serena and launched other new services with mini buses. In 2004, Buses Serena Mar launched interprovincial division and reached Ovalle, Vallenar, Huasco and Freirina.

In 2012, Transportes Serena Mar again made a big move and entered into more competitive market and launched high quality double floored buses which included both Salon Cama and Semi Cama seat types.

Finally in 2013 the company inaugurated new service between Huasco to Santiago and between Ovalle to Santiago.

Buses Serena Mar has four different divisions in the company: rural transport, interprovincial transport, special services and cargo. All the four divisons of Transportes Serena Mar are very well equipped with modern facilities, very high quality standards and maintain extraordinary standards for customer service and satisfaction.

The company owns 17 buses of different brands, some of them manufactured in Brazil (Comil) and others in Peru (Modasa). They have “double decker” buses and also buses with raised floor and more space in the trunk, with an average age of 3,6 years.

It offers two types of seats:

  • Semi Cama: Seats with feet support, air conditioning, bathrooms and on board service.
  • Cama: More space between seats, heating, air conditioning, and on board services such as snacks.

The parent company is localed in Coquimbo, on Route 43 in Pan de Azucar.

Buses Serena Mar departs from the following terminal from Santiago:

·         Terminal San Borja

In other regions Buses Serena Mar departs from the following terminal:

  • Terminal Rodoviario de Coquimbo
  • Terminal of La Serena
  • Terminal half moon in Ovalle

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Information of Buses Serena Mar

Founding date 1992
Head office Ruta 43 en Pan de Azúcar, Coquimbo, Chile.
Website’s languages Spanish, English, Portuguese
Fleet size 17
Main destinations Coquimbo, La Serena
Departures from Santiago
Buses Serena Mar telefono +56 51 266 9924
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What are the total number of routes covered by Buses Serena Mar on daily basis?

Buses Serena Mar covers 25 routes (approx.) on daily basis.


What is the shortest and the longest route covered by Buses Serena Mar?

Shortest route is Coquimbo to La Serena
Longest route is La Serena to Coquimbo.


What is the contact details of Buses Serena Mar?

Customer support of Buses Serena Mar is +56 51 266 9924


Cancelation process and charges of Buses Serena Mar online tickets?

Users can easily cancel Buses Serena Mar tickets online on Buses Serena There is a 15% cancelation fees for tickets cancelled within minimum four hours before the scheduled departure. Online tickets can not be cancelled within four hours of scheduled departure.


What is the ticket price of Buses Serena Mar?

Cheapest route is La Serena to Coquimbo: CLP$1000
Most expensive route is La Serena to Coquimbo: CLP$1000.


What are the main routes of Buses Serena Mar?

Main routes of Buses Serena Mar are following:
Coquimbo to La Serena CLP$1000.0, La Serena to Coquimbo CLP$1000.0


Buses Serena Mar site language compatibility?

Buses Serena Mar official site is available in three different languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese.
Buses Serena Mar Chile in spanish: -
Buses Serena Mar Chile in english: - English
Buses Serena Mar Chile en portuguese: - Información no disponible

Call Center: +56 51 266 9924
Sitio web:

Oficinas y teléfonos de Buses Serena Mar:

  • Santiago: Terminal de Buses San Borja, Oficina 70. Fono: +56 2 2779 6267.
  • Coquimbo: Terminal de Buses Coquimbo, Varela N° 1300, Oficina 30. Fono: +51 232 3422.
  • La Serena: Terminal de Buses La Serena, Oficina C6 y A10. Fono: +51 221 2402.
  • Ovalle: Terminal de Buses Media Luna, Ariztía 769, Oficina 3. Fono: +53 263 5152.

Agencia Ovalle
Ariztía Pte. 849, Local 3
Ovalle,  Coquimbo
Tel: (+56 53) 263 5152
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Agencia Ovalle
Ariztía Oriente 258
Ovalle,  Coquimbo
Tel: (+56 53) 262 5687
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Agencia La Serena
Amunategui 107, Local C6 y A10
La Serena,  Coquimbo
Tel: (+56 51) 221 2402
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Agencia Coquimbo
Adelaida Cathalifaud de Meléndez, Of. 30
Coquimbo,  Coquimbo
Tel: (+56 51) 232 3422
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Agencia Santiago
San Francisco de Borja 209, Local 70
Santiago,  Región Metropoliltana
Tel: (+56 22) 779 6267
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Destinations of Buses serena mar

Buses Serena Mar has a fleet of 17 buses and according to the Subsecretary of transport its violation rate was 19.1% the second half of 2014. This means that every 1000 controls, in 191 had any infringement by failures to the technical conditions and safety. Buses Serena Mar rate of infringements over the period is getting stable, the infringement rate never went down below 13% or over 24%.

The Secretary of transport of Chile has a national control program to protect passengers and drivers of the buses. Its mission is to monitor the compliance of the bus companies. This organization carries out controls aimed at buses for intercity services in the country, in order to safeguard the quality of services and especially the technical conditions and safety of people. 

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Routes and Prices of Buses Serena Mar

Route First Bus Price
La Serena to Coquimbo 06:30 AM Book
Coquimbo to La Serena 10:30 AM Book