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Punta Arenas

How to get there

If you travel along the Atlantic coast from Río Gallegos, you must take the last sector of national route 3 until Paso Integración Austral and after Paso de la Frontera you must take route 255 until the junction with route 9 that goes to Punta Arenas, distant some 210 km. from the frontier.

From Río Turbio in Argentina you can cross the frontier through Paso Casas Viejas, next to Puerto Natales, and there take route 9 to Punta Arenas, distant 210 km.

By plane:

The access to the region by plane is daily carried out by LanChile, Ladeco and Avant Airlines. The flight takes 3 hours and a half.

Distances from Punta Arenas to:

Ancud 2427 km
Bariloche 1930 Km
Castro 2461 km
Coihaique 1580 km
Cte. Piedra Buena 684 km
El Calafate 605 km
El Chalten 745 km
Gobernador Gregores 876 km
Osorno 2177 km
Porvenir 316 km
Puerto Montt 2286 km
Puerto Natales 246 km
Puerto Santa Cruz 530 km
Punta Delgada (crossing to Argentina) 162 km
Rio Gallegos 264 km
Rio Grande 417 km
Rio Turbio 276 km
San Julian 618 km
San Martin de los Andes 2206 km
Santiago de Chile 3090 km
Temuco 2413 km
Tolhuin 550 km
Ushuaia 653 km
Valdivia 2284 km
Villarrica 2379 km

International Passes

Integración Austral

At 170 metres above sea level, this pass joins through routes 9 and 255 in Chile , the city of Punta Arenas with the Argentine frontier and continues in Argentina with national route 3 to Rio Gallegos distant 76 km from the pass.

Paso San Sebastian

Crossing from Punta Arenas in the transshipping to Puerto Porvenir, there are 142 km. of unpaved road to Paso San Sebastián, where you get to Argentina, where you must present all the corresponding documents. From that place, there are 81 km. of paved road along national route 3 to the city of Río Grande.

Air Transportation

Aerovías Dap O`Higgins 891 222-3340 222-1693
Lan Chile Bories 884
SKY Airline Roca 935 271-06465

Land Transportation

Aerovias Dap S. A. O Higgins 891 261-6100
Bus Sur José Menendez 552 224-1680
Buses Fernandez Armando Sanhueza 745 222-1429
Eluney Manuel Rengifo 1973 7495-2041
Franklin Javier Chavez Arteaga Camino Club Andino - Km. 7 8840-2493
Julio Sopik Chiloe 157 9349-5515
Overland Jose Mendez 554 9320-1447
Transportes Juseverto Población Pedro Aguirre Cerda 2955 9998-2796
Vía Patagonia Magallanes 990

Sea Transportation

Austro Hoteles Lautaro Navarro 1061 222-9512 222-5986
Compañía Naviera de la Patagonia José Menendez 918 224-4506 224-8052
Marítima Fitz Roy 224-1542
Navimag S.A. Magallanes 990 220-0200 222-5864
Transbordadora Austral Broom S.A. Av. Bulnes 5075 221-8100
6200000 061 +56 61
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