How to Say "What's Up?" in Spanish

Quick Answer

What's up? = ¿Qué pasa?

¿Qué pasa? is probably the most common way to say What's up?, though there are many other ways you can say it. Check out the table below for more options!

  • ¿Qué tal?
  • ¿Qué pasó?
  • ¿Qué hay?
  • ¿Qué más?
  • ¿Qué cuentas?
  • ¿Qué hay de nuevo?
¿Qué pasa, chicos?
What's up, guys?

Here are some ways to say What's up? in different parts of the Spanish-speaking world. Keep in mind that most of these are very informal, so don't go saying them to your grandma!

¿Qué onda?
Common in parts of Latin America
¿Qué es la que hay?
Common in Puerto Rico
¿Qué bolá?
Common in Cuba
¿Qué es lo qué?
Common in the Dominican Republic
Common in Mexico and Colombia
¿Qué hubo?
Common in Mexico
¿Qué pedo?
Common in Mexico
¿Qué onda, güey?
What's up, dude?

What's Wrong?

If you want to say What's up? in the sense of What's wrong? you can say ¿Qúe pasa?or ¿Pasa algo?

¿Pasa algo? - Me duele el estómago.
What's up? - My stomach hurts.
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