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There are 4 ways to get from La Serena to Zapallar by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Los Vilos

  1. Take the bus from La Serena to Los Vilos
  2. Take the bus from Los Vilos to Pullally

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from La Serena to La Calera
  2. Take the bus from La Calera to Papudo

Drive

  1. Drive from La Serena to Zapallar

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from La Serena (LSC) to Santiago (SCL)
  2. Take the bus from Santiago - Borja to Laguna Zapallar

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The cheapest way to get from La Serena to Zapallar is to bus via Los Vilos which costs $21 - $45 and takes 5h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from La Serena to Zapallar is to drive which takes 3h 23m and costs $35 - $55.

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The distance between La Serena and Zapallar is 295 km. The road distance is 343.4 km.

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The best way to get from La Serena to Zapallar without a car is to bus via Los Vilos which takes 5h 30m and costs $21 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from La Serena to Zapallar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from La Serena Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Serena to Zapallar is 343 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from La Serena to Zapallar.

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JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from La Serena 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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The best way to get from La Serena to La Serena Airport is to Colectivo which takes 20 min and costs $4 - $35.

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Map of how to get from La Serena to Zapallar.
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  • Distance: 295.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between La Serena, Chile and Zapallar, Valparaíso, Chile?

You can take a bus from La Serena to Zapallar via Los Vilos and Pullally in around 5h 30m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from La Serena to Santiago
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Bus operators
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from La Serena to Los Vilos
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
altanetpasajes.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from La Serena to Los Vilos
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$7 - $10
Salón Cama
$8 - $18
Bus from Los Vilos to Pullally
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$3 - $5
Salón Cama
$3 - $10
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
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from La Serena to La Calera
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
Expreso Norte
Semi Cama
$12 - $20
Cama
$16 - $27
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from La Calera to Papudo
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
turbus.cl
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turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$2 - $6
Premium
$13 - $19
Cama
$3 - $5

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