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There are 7 ways to get from Chillán to Zapallar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Laguna Zapallar  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Chillan to Estación Central - Alameda TerraSur Chillán
  2. Take the bus from Santiago - Borja to Laguna Zapallar Santiago

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Train, bus  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Chillan to Estación Central - Alameda TerraSur Chillán
  2. Take the bus from Santiago - Borja to Papudo Santiago

Bus via San Javier  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Chillán to San Javier
  2. Take the bus from San Javier to Santiago - Terminal Sur
  3. Take the bus from Santiago - Alameda to Maitencillo

Bus  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Chillán to Santiago - Terminal Alameda Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Santiago - Alameda to Papudo Santiago

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from Chillán to Zapallar 567.6 km

Bus to Concepcion, fly, bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Chillán to Concepción
  2. Fly from Concepcion (CCP) to Santiago (SCL) CCP - SCL
  3. Take the bus from Santiago - Borja to Laguna Zapallar

Bus to La Araucanía, fly, bus  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Chillán to Temuco
  2. Fly from La Araucanía (ZCO) to Santiago (SCL) ZCO - SCL
  3. Take the bus from Santiago - Borja to Laguna Zapallar
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zapallar is 600 360 7777.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zapallar is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zapallar is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Chillán to Zapallar is to train and bus via Laguna Zapallar which costs $15 - $40 and takes 8h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Chillán to Zapallar is to drive. Taking this option will cost $55 - $85 and takes 5h 45m.

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The distance between Chillán and Zapallar is 455 km. The road distance is 567.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chillán to Zapallar without a car is to train and bus via Laguna Zapallar which takes 8h 3m and costs $15 - $40.

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It takes approximately 8h 3m to get from Chillán to Zapallar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Concepcion Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chillán to Zapallar is 568 km. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Chillán to Zapallar.

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Sky Airline, JetSMART and LATAM Chile offer flights from Concepcion Airport to Santiago Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Zapallar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chillán to Zapallar.
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  • Distance: 454.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 3m

What companies run services between Chillán, Chile and Zapallar, Valparaíso, Chile?

You can take a bus from Chillán to Zapallar via San Javier, Santiago - Terminal Sur, Santiago - Alameda, and Maitencillo in around 9h 29m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Concepcion to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Flights from La Araucanía to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Concepcion to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from La Araucanía to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Concepcion to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Flights from La Araucanía to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Train operators
Tren Central
Phone
+56 22 585 5000
Email
contacto@trencentral.cl
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Chillan to Estación Central - Alameda
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Website
MetroTren Nos
Bus operators
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Santiago - Borja to Laguna Zapallar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$5 - $7
Salón Cama
$5 - $13
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Borja to Papudo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$4 - $10
Premium
$16 - $23
Cama
$9 - $14
Bus from Chillán to Santiago - Terminal Alameda
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$7 - $17
Premium
$23 - $35
Cama
$21 - $30
Bus from Santiago - Alameda to Papudo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Book at
turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$4 - $10
Premium
$16 - $23
Cama
$9 - $14
Bus from Chillán to Concepción
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Book at
turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$2 - $7
Premium
$14 - $20
Cama
$5 - $8
Bus from Chillán to Temuco
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Book at
turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$5 - $13
Premium
$19 - $27
Cama
$15 - $21
Linatal
Phone
+56 73 263 3670
Email
contacto@linatal.cl
Website
linatal.cl
Bus from Chillán to San Javier
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
linatal.cl
Bus from San Javier to Santiago - Terminal Sur
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
linatal.cl
Buses Altas Cumbres
Phone
+56 71 261 0012
Website
busesaltascumbres.cl
Bus from San Javier to Santiago
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busesaltascumbres.cl
Book at
venta.busesaltascumbres.cl
Condor Bus
Phone
+56 22 822 7528
Email
clientescondor@condorbus.cl
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Alameda to Maitencillo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
Condor Bus
Semi Cama
$6 - $9
Cama
$8 - $14

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