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Bus from Vina del Mar to La Serena

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Bus from Vina del Mar to La Serena

How frequently do the buses run from Vina del Mar to La serena during the week and is there a specific bus company that does this route and approx cost?

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1. Re: Bus from Vina del Mar to La Serena

There will be about three companies doing the route but they will probably have similar departure times. Turbus has three buses on weekdays and an extra one on Fridays. The number of buses would increase in summer. I can't make the Pullman bus website work but they probably go as well and at similar times. That would be a morning departure, an afternoon one and a night bus. It takes 7 hours and, at the moment, costs CLP$10,000 one way. There does not appear to be a service above 'semi-cama', in which case a day bus might be better.

Here is the website for the Viña bus station so you can look for specific dates and times:

www.rodoviario.cl/

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2. Re: Bus from Vina del Mar to La Serena

Thanks for your info dancingmolly. Unfortunately the website is in spanish so I didn't get too far. Will have to purchase a translate booklet before we go to Chile!! We are staying at My fathers house and they have said that buses to La Serena are no problem so hoping they are right. Do you think we have to book in advance if we (3 adults) are travelling during the week mid November?

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3. Re: Bus from Vina del Mar to La Serena

Book when you get to Viña del Mar. If there is any problem with space, just get them to route you through Santiago. Mid-week should be fine though.

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