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There are 8 ways to get from Mendoza to Punta Arenas by plane, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly to Punta Arenas  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) MDZ - PUQ

$293 - $804

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Bus Queilen Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to Santiago Sur
  2. Take the bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas

$78 - $93

6 alternative options

Fly to Puerto Natales, bus  •  22 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Puerto Natales (PNT) MDZ - PNT
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas

$338 - $1,320

Fly to Rio Gallegos, bus  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Rio Gallegos (RGL) MDZ - RGL
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas

$305 - $817

Bus Viatac  •  45 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to San Martín
  2. Take the bus from San Martín to Vicuña Mackenna
  3. Take the bus from Vicuña Mackenna to Realicó
  4. Take the bus from Realicó to Río Gallegos
  5. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas

$93 - $173

Bus Tramat  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to Vicuña Mackenna
  2. Take the bus from Vicuña Mackenna to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas

$95 - $194

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche
  2. Take the bus from Bariloche to Puerto Montt
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas

$86 - $145

Drive  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Mendoza to Punta Arenas 1880.9 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Mendoza to Punta Arenas is to bus which costs $2800 - $3500 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Mendoza to Punta Arenas is to fly which costs $10000 - $30000 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mendoza to Punta Arenas. However, there are services departing from Mendoza and arriving at Punta Arenas via San Martín, Vicuña Mackenna, Realicó and Río Gallegos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 2 min.

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The distance between Mendoza and Punta Arenas is 2259 km. The road distance is 3009.4 km.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to Punta Arenas without a car is to bus which takes 45 h 2 min and costs $3300 - $6500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Mendoza to Punta Arenas, including transfers.

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Mendoza to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Buses Lep, depart from Mendoza station.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to Punta Arenas is to fly which takes 7 h 18 min and costs $10000 - $30000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3300 - $6500 and takes 45 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mendoza Airport to Punta Arenas Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 36 min and has one stopover.

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Mendoza to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Buses Barria, arrive at Punta Arenas station.

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Map of how to get from Mendoza to Punta Arenas.
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  • Distance: 1412.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between Mendoza, Argentina and Punta Arenas, Chile?

LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Mendoza to Punta Arenas 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mendoza to Punta Arenas via San Martín, Vicuña Mackenna, Realicó, and Río Gallegos in around 45 h 2 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Mendoza to Punta Arenas via Santiago
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Mendoza to Punta Arenas via Santiago, Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Mendoza to Puerto Natales via Santiago
Ave. Duration
18 h 49 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Mendoza to Puerto Natales via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Santiago
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Mendoza to Rio Gallegos via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Mendoza to Rio Gallegos via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Mendoza to Rio Gallegos via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Mendoza to Rio Gallegos via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Mendoza to Rio Gallegos via Comodoro Rivadavia, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Mendoza to Rio Gallegos via Salta, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Mendoza to Punta Arenas via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Mendoza to Punta Arenas via Santiago, Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Bus operators
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
El Pinguino SRL
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Buses Lep
Phone
(+54) 351-246 6600, (+54) 0351-5696600, (+54) 0358-4219090
Email
expreso@buseslep.com.ar
Website
buseslep.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to San Martín
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
buseslep.com.ar
Book at
buseslep.plataforma10.com.ar
Regular
$1 - $3
Premium
$3 - $4
Cata International
Phone
+54 800-122-2282
Email
atencionalcliente@catainternacional.com
Website
catainternacional.com
Bus from Mendoza to San Martín
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
svo.catainternacional.com
Promo Semi Cama
$1 - $2
Semi Cama
$2 - $3
Cama
$4 - $5
Suite
$1 - $3
Bus from San Martín to Vicuña Mackenna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
catainternacional.com
Book at
catainternacional.com
Promo Semi Cama
$8 - $12
Semi Cama
$12 - $16
Cama
$17 - $19
Suite
$15 - $23
Bus from Mendoza to Vicuña Mackenna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Schedules at
catainternacional.com
Book at
catainternacional.com
Promo Semi Cama
$9 - $13
Semi Cama
$14 - $18
Cama
$18 - $21
Suite
$17 - $25
Bus from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Schedules at
catainternacional.com
Book at
catainternacional.com
Promo Semi Cama
$26 - $35
Semi Cama
$35 - $50
Cama
$45 - $55
Suite
$45 - $70
San Juan Mar del Plata
Phone
[054] (0264) -4212405
Email
atencionalcliente@sanjuanmardelplata.com.ar
Website
sanjuanmardelplata.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to San Martin
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
sanjuanmardelplata.com.ar
Book at
sanjuanmardelplata.centraldepasajes.com.ar
Regular
$2 - $3
Executive
$3 - $5
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Vicuña Mackenna to Realicó
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$4 - $6
Bed
$4 - $7
Bus from Realicó to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
30 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$70 - $100
Bed
$80 - $120
Bus from Vicuña Mackenna to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$75 - $110
Bed
$85 - $130
El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to Vicuña Mackenna
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$12 - $14
Semi Cama
$13 - $18
Cama
$18 - $21
Tramat
E.T.M.
Phone
+56 65 229 0100
Email
contacto@busesetm.cl
Website
etm.cl
Bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
etm.cl
Thae Bus
Website
thaebus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Terminal Sur to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
thaebus.cl
Buses Fierro
Website
busesfierro.cl
Bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
busesfierro.cl
Queilen Bus
Turibus Internacional
Website
webcds.cl
Bus and ferry from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
webcds.cl
Book at
webcds.cl

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Yes, the driving distance between Mendoza to Punta Arenas is 3009 km. It takes approximately 36 h 40 min to drive from Mendoza to Punta Arenas.

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Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Mendoza Airport to Punta Arenas Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Punta Arenas. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to Mendoza Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $120 - $150.

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