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There are 3 ways to get from Mendoza to Zapallar by bus, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to La Calera

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Drive

  1. Drive from Mendoza to Zapallar

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Santiago (SCL)
  2. Take the bus from Santiago - Borja to Laguna Zapallar
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International entry into Chile from Argentina

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Argentina
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Chile from Argentina

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 2 years of age or older
  • All travellers require a Mobility Pass that certifies they have been fully vaccinated
  • 7-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • 5-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required on arrival. Travellers will be tested randomly within a 14 day period and if test is positive, additional quarantine required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Considerations leaving from Argentina

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Chile from Argentina.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 600 360 7777.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Argentina from Chile.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Chile Atiende.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mendoza to Zapallar is to drive which costs $4100 - $6000 and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Mendoza to Zapallar is to fly and bus which costs $5500 - $190000 and takes 5h 8m.

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It is 349 km from Mendoza to Zapallar. It is approximately 398.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to Zapallar without a car is to bus which takes 6h 37m and costs $4800 - $5400.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Mendoza to Zapallar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mendoza Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mendoza to Zapallar is 399 km. It takes approximately 5h 14m to drive from Mendoza to Zapallar.

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Sky Airline, LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from Mendoza 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 Mendoza to Mendoza Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $220 - $270.

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Map of how to get from Mendoza to Zapallar.
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  • Distance: 349.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Mendoza, Argentina and Zapallar, Valparaíso, Chile?

Tas-Choapa operates a bus from Mendoza to La Calera once daily. Tickets cost $25 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Airlines
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Mendoza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $95
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Mendoza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $550
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Mendoza to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Bus operators
Tas-Choapa
Phone
+54 261 431-2140
Website
taschoapa.cl
Bus from Mendoza to La Calera
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
taschoapa.cl
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

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