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.
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
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.
|Aerovías Dap||O´Higgins 891. Tel: 222-3340 Fax: 222-1693 e-mail|
|Ladeco||Lautaro Navarro 1155. Tel: 224-4544 / 224-1100 Fax: 224-1536|
|SKY Airline||Roca 935 Tel: 271-0645 e-mail|
|Bus El Pingüino||Armando Sanhueza 745. Tel: 222-1812|
|Bus Sur||José Menendez 552 Tel: 222-2938 / 261-4224 e-mail|
|Bus T.M.T||Av. Colón 900. Tel: 224-2174|
|Buses Fernández||Manuel Bulnes 541 Tel: 241-1111|
|Buses Fernández||Armando Sanhueza 745. Tel: 224-2313 Fax: 222-5984|
|Buses Ghisoni||Lautaro Navarro 971. Tel: 222-3205 Fax: 222-2078|
|Buses Pacheco||Av. Colón 900 Tel: 224-2174 Fax: 222-6916|
|Buses Tecni Austral||Lautaro Navarro 975. Tel: 222-2078|
|Turibus||Armando Sanhueza 745. Tel: 222-7990|
|Vía Terra||Roca 1044 Tel: 222-9049 e-mail|
|Austro Hoteles||Lautaro Navarro 1061 Tel: 222-9512 Fax: 222-5986 e-mail|
|Compañía Naviera de la Patagonia||José Menendez 918 Tel: 224-4506 Fax: 224-8052|
|Marítima Fitz Roy||Tel: 224-1542|
|Navimag S.A.||Magallanes 990 Tel: 220-0200 Fax: 222-5864 e-mail|
|Transbordadora Austral Broom S.A.||Av. Bulnes 5075 Tel: 221-8100|
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