Getting there & away
Valdivia's Terminal de Buses (212-212; Anfión Muñoz 360) has frequent buses to destinations on or near the Panamericana between Puer- to Montt and Santiago. Companies include Tur Bus (226-010, ticket office 342-710; O'Higgins 460), Tas Choapa (213-124), Andesmar (224-665), Buses Norte (212-800), Igi Llaima (213-542), Buses Lit (212-835),Pirihueico (213-834), Vía Tur (219-016), Bus Norte (212-800), and Cruz del Sur (213-840), with service to the island of Chiloé. Prices to Santiago fluctuate according to demand; long-haul buses heading north normally leave early morning and late evening.
Regional bus carriers include Pirihueico and Sur Express to Panguipulli; Bus Futrono (202-225) to Futrono, leaving once in the evening; Buses Jac (212-925) to Villarrica, Pucón and Temuco; and Buses Cordillera Sur (229-533) to other interior Lakes District destinations.
Ladeco (213-392; Caupolicán 364 No 7)