Directions to El Patagonico
Map & Directions
The hostel can be found near the corner of Baquedano and Bernado O´higgins. To get to Puerto Natales, there are several options depending on your method of travel. By air, fly to either Punta Arenas in Chile or El Calafate in Argentina. From both cities, visitors can rent vehicles or take buses to get to Puerto Natales. If coming from Punta Arenas by car, drive 239 kilometers north on highway 9. Many bus agencies that take visitors to Puerto Natales on a regular basis can be found here. From El Calafate, the easiest way by car is to go south on Ruta Nacional 40 and then cross over into Chile at the Cerro Castillo border town. From there, take highway 9 south to Puerto Natales. The trip is approximately 268 kilometers. Daily bus services linking El Calafate to Puerto Natales can also be found throughout town.
Puerto Natales also offers several bus agencies. They are: Buses Cootra, Buses Fernández, Buses Pacheco, Buses Gomez, Buses JBA and Turismo Zaahj. Consult their websites to obtain information regarding fares, schedule and availability.
These agencies are clustered around the town center. If arriving by Gomez, JBA and Turismo Zaahj, walk south on Arturo Pratt for two blocks then turn left on Bernado O´Higgins. Walk two more blocks to reach our hostel. If coming by Buses Pacheco, walk south on Ramirez for three blocks and then turn right on Bernado O´Higgins. For Buses Fernandez, walk north on Ramirez one block and turn right on Bernado O´Higgins. For buses Cootra on Bus station, turn left on Bernado O´Higgins.