There are 2 ways to get from Puerto Montt to Esquel by bus, car or car ferry

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Bus, drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Futaleufú Pm
  2. Drive from Futaleufú to Esquel

$28 - $48

1 alternative option

Car ferry, drive  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Montt to Chaitén Puerto Montt
  2. Drive from Chaitén to Esquel

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Montt to Esquel is to bus and drive which costs $28 - $50 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Montt to Esquel is to bus and drive which costs $28 - $50 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Puerto Montt and Esquel is 209 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Puerto Montt to Esquel, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Esquel is Esquel (EQS) Airport which is 14.3 km away. Other nearby airports include San Carlos de Bariloche (BRC) (196.8 km), Puerto Montt (PMC) (220.3 km), Comodoro Rivadavia (CRD) (442.8 km) and La Araucanía (ZCO) (473.6 km).

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Map of how to get from Puerto Montt to Esquel.
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  • Distance: 130.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Puerto Montt, Chile and Esquel, Argentina?

There is no direct connection from Puerto Montt to Esquel. However, you can take the bus to Futaleufú then take the drive to Esquel. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Puerto Montt, take the car ferry to Chaitén, then take the drive to Esquel.

Bus operators
Buses TransAustral LTDA
Phone
+56 67 223 2067
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Montt to Futaleufú
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
facebook.com
Kemelbus
Phone
+56 65 225 6450
Email
cotizaciones@kemelbus.cl
Website
kemelbus.cl
Bus from Puerto Montt to Futaleufú
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
kemelbus.cl
Ferry operators
Naviera Austral

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