There are 3 ways to get from Puerto Natales to Cochrane by bus, car ferry, ferry, plane or car

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Bus  •  32 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Coyhaique Puerto Natales
  2. Take the bus from Coyhaique to Cochrane

$110

Cheapest option

Carferry, ferry, bus  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Take the carferry from Puerto Natales to Caleta Tortel
  2. Take the ferry from Caleta Tortel to El Rincón
  3. Take the bus from Caleta Tortel to Cochrane

$49 - $204

1 alternative option

Bus, fly, drive  •  18 h 38 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 Cochrane

$242 - $1,262

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Natales to Cochrane is to carferry and ferry and bus which costs $45 - $210 and takes 46 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Natales to Cochrane is to bus and fly and drive which costs $240 - $1,300 and takes 18 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Natales to Cochrane. However, there are services departing from Puerto Natales and arriving at Cochrane via Coyhaique. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 30 min.

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The distance between Puerto Natales and Cochrane is 498 km.

The best way to get from Puerto Natales to Cochrane without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 30 min and costs $111.

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It takes approximately 32 h 30 min to get from Puerto Natales to Cochrane, including transfers.

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Puerto Natales to Cochrane bus services, operated by Buses Becker, depart from Puerto Natales station.

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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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Puerto Natales to Cochrane bus services, operated by Aguilas Patagónicas, arrive at Cochrane station.

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Cochrane is 1 h behind Puerto Natales. It is currently 11:42 PM in Puerto Natales and 11:42 PM in Cochrane.

Map of how to get from Puerto Natales to Cochrane.
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  • Distance: 311.1 miles
  • Duration: 32 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Natales to Cochrane via Coyhaique in around 32 h 30 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Punta Arenas to Balmaceda via Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Punta Arenas to Balmaceda via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Punta Arenas to Balmaceda via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Punta Arenas to Balmaceda via Santiago, Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Tuesday
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
Aguilas Patagónicas
Phone
+56 67 2211288
Website
aguilaspatagonicas.cl
Bus from Coyhaique to Cochrane
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
aguilaspatagonicas.cl
Pachamama
Phone
+56 8 134 4990
Bus from Caleta Tortel to Cochrane
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11
Buses Aldea
Phone
+56 06 752 2143
Bus from Caleta Tortel to Cochrane
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
villaohiggins.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
Book at
tabsa.cl
Turist (No Chilean)
$186
Adult (Chilean)
$62
Children
$31
Transportes y expediciones Tres Ríos
Phone
+56979553748
Email
luislanderossepulveda@ yahoo.cl
Ferry from Caleta Tortel to El Rincón
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7

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

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There are 14+ hotels available in Cochrane. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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