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Air

Only private jets were flying to Pucón at time of writing. Temuco's new Aeropuerto de La Araucanía, 103km northeast, is the closest runway with commercial flights.

Bus

Bus transportation to and from Santiago is best with TurBus, with its own station just east of the center, and Pullman Bus, in the center. Both offer a few daily departures to Viña del Mar/Valparaíso. Buses JAC goes to Temuco as well as Puerto Montt via Osorno and Puerto Varas. For Valdivia, JAC has up to six daily buses, while Buses Vipu-Ray and Trans Curarrehue have continuous services to Villarrica and Curarrehue. Buses Caburgua has at least three daily buses to and from Parque Nacional Huerquehue. From the same station, Fer Bus goes to Termas Los Pozones, Termas Peumayen, and Santuario El Cañi.

Buses San Martín offers departures for Argentina Tuesday and Saturday at 7:45am to San Martín de los Andes, and Neuquén via Junín. Igi Llaima heads to San Martín de los Andes and Neuquén.

Pucón Bus Services

Sample travel times and starting fares are as follows. Note that prices fluctuate with the quality of bus, seating classes and season.

Curarrehue

Bus Company

Trans Curarrehue, Buses Vipu-Ray

Cost (CH$)

1000

Time (hr)

¾

Frequency (daily)

every 20 mins

Neuquén (Ar)

Bus Company

Buses San Martín, Igi Llaima

Cost (CH$)

42,000

Time (hr)

9

Frequency (daily)

1 (2 Tue, Sat)

Parque Nacional Huerquehue

Bus Company

Buses Caburgua

Cost (CH$)

2000

Time (hr)

¾

Frequency (daily)

3

Puerto Montt

Bus Company

Buses JAC

Cost (CH$)

9800

Time (hr)

5

Frequency (daily)

2

San Martín de los Andes (Ar)

Bus Company

Buses San Martín, Igi Llaima

Cost (CH$)

14,000

Time (hr)

5

Frequency (daily)

1

Santiago

Bus Company

Pullman Bus

Cost (CH$)

38,400

Time (hr)

Frequency (daily)

2

Bus Company

TurBus

Cost (CH$)

35,500

Time (hr)

Frequency (daily)

9

Santuario El Cañi

Bus Company

Fer Bus

Cost (CH$)

1000

Time (hr)

Frequency (daily)

5 Mon-Sat, 1 Sun

Temuco

Bus Company

Buses JAC

Cost (CH$)

2800

Time (hr)

1

Frequency (daily)

every 30 mins

Termas Los Pozones

Bus Company

Fer Bus

Cost (CH$)

1500

Time (hr)

Frequency (daily)

5 Mon-Sat, 1 Sun

Termas Peumayen

Bus Company

Fer Bus

Cost (CH$)

1500

Time (hr)

Frequency (daily)

5 Mon-Sat, 1 Sun

Valdivia

Bus Company

Buses JAC

Cost (CH$)

4700

Time (hr)

3

Frequency (daily)

6

Valparaíso/Viña del Mar

Bus Company

TurBus, Pullman Bus

Cost (CH$)

35,500

Time (hr)

12½

Frequency (daily)

9

Villarrica

Bus Company

Trans Curarrehue, Buses Vipu-Ray

Cost (CH$)

1000

Time (hr)

½

Frequency (daily)

every 6 mins

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