Chilean Patagonia Area Map
The best ways to get around Chilean Patagonia are by car or plane. You can explore most areas by car, but you'll end up spending most of your vacation on the road. Unless you plan on visiting for a week or longer, you'll have to pick and choose your destinations within Chilean Patagonia. Numerous airlines allow you to easily hop between cities. You can also sail between cities on a ferry, but sea journeys are often attached to a hefty price tag. Conversely, buses are an affordable way to get around, but they're difficult to navigate and don't reach some must-see attractions.
To reach Chilean Patagonia, you'll most likely fly through Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL)—located about 30 minutes west of Santiago, Chile—and then take a hopper flight to your desired destination. Consider booking a flight to Punta Arenas Airport (PUQ) as Punta Arenas serves as an excellent base for the region's top attractions. Alternatively, you could also cross into Chile from El Calafate in Argentine Patagonia, but this will take longer.Getting To & Around Chilean Patagonia»