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There are 6 ways to get from La Serena to Talca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Turbus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from La Serena to Talca La Serena

$16 - $35

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Bus, train  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from La Serena to Santiago La Serena / ...
  2. Take the train from Estación Central - Alameda to Talca TerraSur

Bus Expreso Norte  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from La Serena to Santiago La Serena / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buin Zoo to Talca

$24 - $39

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from La Serena to Talca 453.9 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Concepcion, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from La Serena (LSC) to Concepcion (CCP) LSC - CCP
  2. Take the bus from Concepción to Talca

$58 - $332

Fly to Santiago, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from La Serena (LSC) to Santiago (SCL) LSC - SCL
  2. Take the train from Estación Central - Alameda to Talca

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The cheapest way to get from La Serena to Talca is to bus which costs $16 - $35 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Serena to Talca is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Serena and arriving at Talca. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between La Serena and Talca is 615 km. The road distance is 726.2 km.

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The best way to get from La Serena to Talca without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 50 min and costs $16 - $35.

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The bus from La Serena to Talca takes 8 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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La Serena to Talca bus services, operated by Turbus, depart from La Serena station.

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The quickest flight from La Serena Airport to Concepcion Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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La Serena to Talca bus services, operated by Turbus, arrive at Talca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Serena to Talca is 726 km. It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to drive from La Serena to Talca.

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Map of how to get from La Serena to Talca.
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  • Distance: 384.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

What companies run services between La Serena, Chile and Talca, Chile?

Turbus operates a bus from La Serena to Talca once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Serena to Concepcion via Santiago
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from La Serena to Concepcion via Santiago
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from La Serena to Concepcion
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Train operators
Tren Central
Phone
+56 22 585 5000
Email
contacto@trencentral.cl
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Estación Central - Alameda to Talca
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from La Serena to Talca
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Premium
$35 - $50
1st Class
$40 - $60
2nd Class
$16 - $35
Bus from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Premium
$26 - $40
1st Class
$26 - $40
2nd Class
$10 - $22
Buses Romani
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from La Serena to Santiago - San Borja
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Los Corsarios
Phone
+56 02-7205231
Website
loscorsarios.cl
Bus from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Buses Talca, Paris & Londres (TPL)
Phone
56 71 2 211010
Email
contacto@tpl.cl
Website
busestalcaparisylondres.cl
Bus from Buin Zoo to Talca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
busestalcaparisylondres.cl
Linatal
Phone
+56 73 263 3670
Email
contacto@linatal.cl
Website
linatal.cl
Bus from Concepción to Talca
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
linatal.cl
Book at
voyhoy.com

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

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There are 65+ hotels available in Talca. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from La Serena to La Serena Airport is to line 8113 bus which takes 24 min and costs $1.

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