There are 7 ways to get from Santa Cruz to Pucón by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Pullman Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Curicó to Talca Viña / ...
  2. Take the bus from Talca to Pucón Santiago

$22 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus Empresas Cruz Del Sur  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from San Fernando to Temuco
  2. Take the bus from Temuco to Pucón Temuco

$18 - $57

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Train, bus via Los Ángeles  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Curico to Chillan
  2. Take the bus from Chillán to Los Ángeles
  3. Take the bus from Los Ángeles to Temuco
  4. Take the bus from Temuco to Pucón

Train, bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from San Fernando to Chillan TerraSur
  2. Take the bus from Chillán to Pucón Santiago- Pucon

Bus Condor Bus  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz to Rancagua
  2. Take the bus from Rancagua to Temuco
  3. Take the bus from Temuco to Pucón

$26 - $105

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz to Pucón 407.2 miles

$65 - $100

Train, fly, bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from San Fernando to Estación Central - Alameda
  2. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to La Araucanía (ZCO) SCL - ZCO
  3. Take the bus from Temuco to Pucón

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz to Pucón. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz and arriving at Pucón via Curicó and Talca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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The distance between Santa Cruz and Pucón is 519 km. The road distance is 651.5 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz to Pucón without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to get from Santa Cruz to Pucón, including transfers.

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Santa Cruz to Pucón bus services, operated by Buses Talca, Paris & Londres (TPL), depart from Curicó station.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to La Araucanía Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Santa Cruz to Pucón bus services, operated by Pullman Bus, arrive at Pucón station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Cruz to Pucón is 652 km. It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to drive from Santa Cruz to Pucón.

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JetSMART, Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Santiago Airport to La Araucanía Airport.

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There are 1061+ hotels available in Pucón. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Cruz to Pucón.
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  • Distance: 324.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 27 min

What companies run services between Santa Cruz, O'Higgins, Chile and Pucón, Chile?

You can take a bus from Santa Cruz to Pucón via Curicó and Talca in around 9 h 27 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to La Araucanía
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Tren Central
Phone
+56 22 585 5000
Email
contacto@trencentral.cl
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Curico to Chillan
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Train from San Fernando to Chillan
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Train from San Fernando to Estación Central - Alameda
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Bus operators
Buses Talca, Paris & Londres (TPL)
Phone
56 71 2 211010
Email
contacto@tpl.cl
Website
busestalcaparisylondres.cl
Bus from Curicó to Talca
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
busestalcaparisylondres.cl
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Curicó to Talca
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$2 - $7
Premium
$10 - $15
1st Class
$3 - $6
Bus from Los Ángeles to Temuco
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $21
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$4 - $11
Premium
$14 - $21
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus from Chillán to Pucón
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$9 - $19
Premium
$23 - $35
1st Class
$21 - $35
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Talca to Pucón
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Bus from Temuco to Pucón
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Condor Bus
Phone
+56 22 822 7528
Email
clientescondor@condorbus.cl
Website
condorbus.cl
Bus from Temuco to Pucón
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $30
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$9 - $13
Suite
$27 - $31
Bus from Rancagua to Temuco
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Schedules at
condorbus.cl
Semi Bed
$35 - $50
Suite
$60 - $70
EME Bus
Website
emebus.cl
Bus from Chillán to Los Ángeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
emebus.cl
Semi Bed
$14 - $19
Bed
$23 - $30
Buses Nilahue
Phone
(562) 776-1139
Email
info@busesnilahue.cl
Website
nilahue.com
Bus from Santa Cruz to Rancagua
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
nilahue.com
TranSantin
Phone
+56 (2) 23756940 / (2) 2 2371 6796
Website
transantin.cl
Bus from Rancagua to Temuco
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transantin.cl

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