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There are 5 ways to get from Chaitén to Punta Arenas by bus, plane, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Bus, fly  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Chaitén to Puerto Montt
  2. Fly from Puerto Montt (PMC) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) PMC - PUQ

$148 - $504

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Bus  •  32h

  1. Take the bus from Chaitén to Puerto Montt Chaiten
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas Puerto Montt

$71 - $91

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Bus via Punta Arenas  •  34h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chaitén to Puerto Montt Chaiten
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas

$77

Car ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  43h 7m

  1. Take the car ferry from Chaitén to Quellón
  2. Take the bus from Quellón to Castro
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Castro to Punta Arenas

$76 - $82

Drive  •  26h 20m

  1. Drive from Chaitén to Punta Arenas 1054.6 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Chaitén to Punta Arenas is to bus via Punta Arenas which costs $77 and takes 34h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Chaitén to Punta Arenas is to bus and fly which costs $140 - $550 and takes 9h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chaitén to Punta Arenas. However, there are services departing from Chaitén and arriving at Punta Arenas via Puerto Montt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h.

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The distance between Chaitén and Punta Arenas is 1146 km. The road distance is 1687.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chaitén to Punta Arenas without a car is to bus which takes 32h and costs $70 - $95.

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It takes approximately 9h 4m to get from Chaitén to Punta Arenas, including transfers.

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Chaitén to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Kemelbus, depart from Chaitén station.

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The quickest flight from Puerto Montt Airport to Punta Arenas Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 7m.

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Chaitén to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Pullman Bus, arrive at Punta Arenas station.

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Punta Arenas is 1h ahead of Chaitén. It is currently 11:20 AM in Chaitén and 12:20 PM in Punta Arenas.

Map of how to get from Chaitén to Punta Arenas.
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  • Distance: 716.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 4m

What companies run services between Chaitén, Chile and Punta Arenas, Chile?

You can take a bus from Chaitén to Punta Arenas via Puerto Montt in around 32h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Bus operators
Kemelbus
Phone
+56 65 225 6450
Email
cotizaciones@kemelbus.cl
Website
kemelbus.cl
Bus from Chaitén to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
kemelbus.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$50 - $70
Salón Cama
$80 - $120
Turibus Internacional
Website
webcds.cl
Bus and ferry from Castro to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
webcds.cl
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webcds.cl
Ferry operators
Naviera Austral
Website
navieraustral.cl
Car ferry from Chaitén to Quellón
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
navieraustral.cl

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Yes, the driving distance between Chaitén to Punta Arenas is 1687 km. It takes approximately 26h 20m to drive from Chaitén to Punta Arenas.

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LATAM Chile, JetSMART and Sky Airline offer flights from Puerto Montt Airport to Punta Arenas Airport.

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There are 215+ hotels available in Punta Arenas. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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