There are 5 ways to get from Bariloche to Castro by car, bus, bus and ferry or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Drive, Minibus, bus and ferry, bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Bariloche to Ralún
  2. Take the Minibus from Ralún to Puerto Varas
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Puerto Varas to Ancud
  4. Take the bus from Terminal De Buses Cruz Del Sur Ancud to Terminal De Buses Cruz Del Sur Castro

4 alternative options

Bus via Ruta V - 55 - U  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Frutillar
  2. Take the bus from Ruta V - 55 - U to Avenida Presidente Salvador Allende / Avenida Presidente Ibañez
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Buses Cruz Del Sur Puerto Montt to Terminal De Buses Cruz Del Sur Castro

Bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Montt Bariloche-Pto Montt / ...
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Municipal De Buses Puerto Montt to Terminal Municipal De Castro Q-Bus

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from San Carlos Bariloche to Puerto Varas
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Municipal De Buses Puerto Montt to Terminal Municipal De Castro Q-Bus

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Bariloche to Puerto Montt
  2. Take the car ferry from Puerto Montt to Chaitén
  3. Take the car ferry from Chaitén to Quellón
  4. Drive from Quellón to Castro

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bariloche to Castro. However, there are services departing from San Carlos de Bariloche and arriving at Terminal De Buses Cruz Del Sur Castro via Ruta V - 55 - U and Terminal Buses Cruz Del Sur Puerto Montt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bariloche and Castro is 252 km.

The best way to get from Bariloche to Castro without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to get from Bariloche to Castro, including transfers.

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Bariloche to Castro bus services, operated by Via Bariloche, depart from San Carlos de Bariloche station.

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Bariloche to Castro bus services, operated by Buses Cruz Del Sur, arrive at Terminal De Buses Cruz Del Sur Castro station.

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Castro is 1 h behind Bariloche. It is currently 6:52 PM in Bariloche and 6:52 PM in Castro.

There are 277+ hotels available in Castro. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bariloche to Castro.
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  • Distance: 157.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 53 min

What companies run services between Bariloche, Argentina and Castro, Chile?

You can take a bus from Bariloche to Castro via Frutillar, Ruta V - 55 - U, Avenida Presidente Salvador Allende / Avenida Presidente Ibañez, and Terminal Buses Cruz Del Sur Puerto Montt in around 9 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Buses Rio Puelo
Phone
+56 9-91230838 / +56 9-33681632.
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Ralún to Puerto Varas
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Empresas Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+56 65 243 6410
Email
gerencia@busescruzdelsur.cl
Website
webcds.cl
Bus and ferry from Puerto Varas to Ancud
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Pullman
$8
Bus from Bariloche to Frutillar
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $27
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Buses Cruz Del Sur
Website
busescruzdelsur.cl
Bus from Terminal De Buses Cruz Del Sur Ancud to Terminal De Buses Cruz Del Sur Castro
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
busescruzdelsur.cl
Bus from Terminal Buses Cruz Del Sur Puerto Montt to Terminal De Buses Cruz Del Sur Castro
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
busescruzdelsur.cl
Via Bariloche
Phone
0810-333-7575
Website
viabariloche.com.ar
Bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Frutillar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
viabariloche.com.ar
Book at
checkout.busplus.com.ar
Bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
viabariloche.com.ar
Book at
checkout.busplus.com.ar
Thae Bus
Website
thaebus.cl
Bus from Ruta V - 55 - U to Avenida Presidente Salvador Allende / Avenida Presidente Ibañez
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
thaebus.cl
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Bariloche to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Executive
$13 - $18
Suite
$19 - $22
Semi Cama
$17
Cama
$20
Queilen Bus
Phone
+56 65-263 2594
Website
queilenbus.cl
Bus from Terminal Municipal De Buses Puerto Montt to Terminal Municipal De Castro
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
queilenbus.cl
Cruce Andino
Phone
+56 2 2387 7035
Email
contacto@cruceandino.com
Website
cruceandino.com
Bus and ferry from San Carlos Bariloche to Puerto Varas
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Schedules at
cruceandino.com
Low Season
$230
High Season
$280
Ferry operators
Naviera Austral
Website
navieraustral.cl
Car ferry from Puerto Montt to Chaitén
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
navieraustral.cl
Car ferry from Chaitén to Quellón
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
navieraustral.cl

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