Pucon is situated 700 km south of Chile's capital Santiago and easily reached by plane or with the very comfortable and reliable bus system . Pucon airport is open only during the sumer months, the next airport working year around is Temuco, 1.5 hours by bus from Pucón.
Drive from Villarrica to Pucón, at the entrance of Pucon there is a roundabout . You drive straight towards “Caburgua”, on the next roundabout you keep straight, still “Caburgua”. About 1 km later turn left off the paved road where it says “Aeropuerto” (airport), and follow the signs to "Quelhue." After 1km you reach a new bridge that’s crossing Trancura River, about 200 meters after the bridge on the T-junction you turn right to "EL Christo" and then you follow this scenic road for 4 km until you see the Antilco painting on a trunk on the right hand.
By air :The nearest airport with regular flights is in Temuco where 2-4 flights arrive daily from Santiago. (Direct flights form Santiago to Pucón fly only in January and February). From Temuco Airport take a transfer bus (about 15000$, 1 hour long) straight to Pucón, or take a cab (3000$, 20min.) to bus station, and continue on with the public bus (2000$, 1,5 hours, departs every hour) to Pucón. Once in Pucon, we'll pick you up. Public bus: There are 6-10 daily buses from Santiago to Pucón, and its best to choose the night bus because there's not much to see on the trip down. Several companies offer this service, but we can recommend “Busses JAC” and “TUR “bus. There are 3 different categories, classico, ejecutiva and salon cama, which vary in price (10,000- 30,000CP). You'll reach Pucón at 8-9 am and we'll pick you up once you get there. Train: Since the famous art-deco wagons don’t run anymore, trains aren't a good alternative to public busses. In any case, the nearest railway station is in Temuco. From the train station, take a cab to the JAC bus station (1000$, 5min, only 5 blocks away, but hard to find) and get a direct bus (3000 CLP, 1,5 h, departure every hour) to Pucón. Once in Pucon, we'll pick you up.
By bus: “Buses JAC“ run two buses a day from Puerto Montt - Osorno - Pucón (8000-19000 CLP, depending on the class, about 6 hours). Several buses run from the central bus station in Valdivia (7am-8pm, every 1.5 hours, about 3 hours). Once in Pucon, we'll pick you up. By airplane: Lan Chile flies Puerto Montt to Temuco. From Temuco Airport take a transfer bus (about 15000 CLP, 1 hour) straight to Pucón, or take a cab (5000 CLP, 30min.) to the bus station, and then continue on with the public bus (3000 CLP, 1,5 hours, departs every hour) to Pucón. Once in Pucon, we'll pick you up.