There are 4 ways to get from Puerto Natales to Chile Chico by bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate Pa / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to Los Antiguos Via Los Antiguos

$46 - $73

3 alternative options

Carferry, bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the carferry from Puerto Natales to Caleta Tortel
  2. Take the bus from Tortel to Cochrane
  3. Take the bus from Cochrane to Chile Chico

$62 - $219

Drive  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Natales to Chile Chico 599.2 miles

$95 - $150

Bus, fly, drive, car ferry  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas Airport
  2. Fly from Punta Arenas (PUQ) to Balmaceda (BBA) PUQ - BBA
  3. Drive from Balmaceda to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez
  4. Take the car ferry from Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez to Chile Chico

$226 - $1,232

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Natales to Chile Chico is to bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 13 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Natales to Chile Chico is to bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 13 h 39 min.

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The distance between Puerto Natales and Chile Chico is 580 km. The road distance is 958.7 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Natales to Chile Chico without a car is to carferry and bus which takes 2 days 8 h and costs $60 - $220.

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It takes approximately 13 h 39 min to get from Puerto Natales to Chile Chico, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Punta Arenas Airport to Balmaceda Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Chile Chico is 1 h behind Puerto Natales. It is currently 9:38 PM in Puerto Natales and 9:38 PM in Chile Chico.

Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Natales to Chile Chico is 959 km. It takes approximately 15 h 58 min to drive from Puerto Natales to Chile Chico.

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

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There are 15+ hotels available in Chile Chico. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Natales to Chile Chico.
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  • Distance: 362.4 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 39 min

What companies run services between Puerto Natales, Chile and Chile Chico, Chile?

You can take a bus from Puerto Natales to Chile Chico via El Calafate and Los Antiguos in around 13 h 39 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Punta Arenas to Balmaceda via Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Punta Arenas to Balmaceda via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Punta Arenas to Balmaceda via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Punta Arenas to Balmaceda via Santiago, Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Punta Arenas to Balmaceda via Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Bus operators
Cootra Cooperativa de trabajo Río Turbio Ltda
Phone
+56 61 241 2785
Email
contacto@cootra.com.ar
Website
cootra.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Buses y taxis Katalina
Phone
+56 99 932 4329
Bus from Tortel to Cochrane
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Transportes Costa Carrera
Bus from Cochrane to Chile Chico
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Transportes Marfer
Phone
+56 97 756 8234
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochrane to Chile Chico
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Transbordadora Austral Broom
Website
tabsa.cl
Car ferry from Puerto Natales to Caleta Tortel
Ave. Duration
41 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Schedules at
tabsa.cl
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tabsa.cl
Turist (No Chilean)
$188
Adult (Chilean)
$63
Children
$32
Somarco
Phone
+56 67 224 7400
Website
barcazas.cl
Car ferry from Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez to Chile Chico
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
barcazas.cl

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