Sometimes knowing the exact schedule of the Cochamó buses can be a challenge. They go through constant changes.
From Puerto Montt there are generally four (less on Sundays and holidays) buses daily to the town of Cochamó or Cochamó-River bridge. More may run during the high season. The trip takes more than two hours.
Catching the bus from Puerto Varas
If you want to catch the bus in Puerto Varas, here are two important points you should know:
- If catching the bus from Puerto Varas, it does NOT stop at the bus station. It passes through downtown. Ask locals exactly where.
- If the bus is full leaving Puerto Montt, it will NOT stop in Puerto Varas This is especially common during the busy traveling season of January and February. It’s recommended, therefore, to take the bus starting in Puerto Montt during these periods.