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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

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

Land Transportation

Vía Terra Roca 1044 222-9049
Turibus Armando Sanhueza 745. 222-7990
Buses Tecni Austral Lautaro Navarro 975. 222-2078
Buses Pacheco Av. Colón 900 224-2174 222-6916
Buses Ghisoni Lautaro Navarro 971. 222-3205 222-2078
Buses Fernández Eberhard 555. 241-1111
Buses Fernández Armando Sanhueza 745. 224-2313 222-5984
Bus T.M.T Av. Colón 900. 224-2174
Bus Sur José Menendez 552 222-2938 / 261-4224
Bus El Pingüino Armando Sanhueza 745. 222-1812

Sea Transportation

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