The city of Chillán is located in the Province of Ñuble in the Bío Bío Region.
Located 416 kilometers away from Santiago, it stands out for being the cradle of great Chilean characters. Bernardo O'Higgins was born here, as well as the world-renowned pianist Claudio Arrau. Also, nearby, in the city of San Carlos, was born the most important composer of all time, Violeta Parra, who was the author of songs such as "Gracias a la Vida" and "Volver a los 17" and her brother, the poet Nicanor Parra. Another character from the area was Víctor Jara, a renowned singer-songwriter who was born 30 kilometers away from Chillán, in San Ignacio.
Chillán or the “Silla del Sol”, is known for being close to the Chillán Volcano, where there are various ski centers that are highly visited during winter season by Chileans and foreigners.
The Nevados de Chillán ski complex is one of the most important in the country, where hotel services, spas, thermal pools and beautiful fields with forests that are offered accompany you all the way there. In this place it is possible to find the longest ski slope in South America, Las Tres Marías, 13 kilometers long and which also includes the longest lift. Snowmobile circuits, a snow slide and some off-site terrain are also offered. From the top of the place it is possible to get a privileged view of the Antuco Volcano and the Domuyo in Argentina.
Nearby are also the Chillán Hot Springs, one of the most popular in Chile, which has a modern infrastructure and diverse national and international cuisine. The warm temperate mediterranean climate dominates this area, which stands out for its similar extension between dry and rainy seasons.
El Valle de Las Trancas is the ideal place for hiking, climbing and mountain biking, being able to observe the flora and fauna of the place that includes forests of coigües, lengas and oaks.
Some points of interest in the city are the Plaza de Armas, the Chillán Cathedral, which has a 39-meter-high cross and is a monument in memory of the people who died in the Chillán earthquake.
To get a closer look at life in the Chilean countryside, you can visit the medialuna where you can watch the rodeo and sample some of the local delicacies. Here you will also find crafts and the classic Chillán Market, which is characterized by the sale of typical local sausages.
In kupos.com you can get all the ground transportation options to get to Chillán from any location. By bus, you can opt for the following enterprises: Buses Ríos, Pullman Bus, EME Bus, Buses Nilahue or Andesmar Chile. If you prefer the car, you can also share your trip using kupospool and travel comfortably and for less money.
Another way to get to Chillán is by train, an important transportation alternative, the service is made up of 12 stations: Alameda, San Bernardo, Rancagua, San Fernando, Curicó, Molina, Talca, San Javier, Linares, Parral, San Carlos, Chillán. The train leaves from the Central Railway Station located on Alameda avenue of Santiago, and the trip to Chillán lasts approximately 4 hours and 36 minutes. In kupos.com you can also buy your train tickets by paying with card or cash easily.
Chillán’s Hot Springs
Are you looking for a place for fun, disconnection and contact with nature? Well, Valle Hermoso is perfect for a walk with family or friends. Are you up for it?
In the middle of a huge pine forest is this complex of thermal waters and heated pools. The exotic nature also offers spaces for picnics, barbecues and walking trails with pure and crystalline streams! For the modest price of $ 6,000 pesos you can enjoy the most curative and entertaining dip of your entire life!
Art lover? Then you must go to the Mexico School, the largest sample of brotherhood between Mexico and Chile! Pure culture and the best of all is that it is free!
Escuela México de Chillán tells a very beautiful story of support and reciprocity between Mexico and Chile. In addition, it preserves inside of it the mural of Siqueiros and Guerrero, an impressionist work that is unique in its style and that is the artistic landmark of this city.
Art, music and history
Chillán, cradle of great musicians, masterful writers, amazing artists and important heroes who remained forever in Chilean history.
In this city there is history, art and culture everywhere. From the liberator Bernardo O'Higgins, to Claudio Arrau, the most outstanding pianist of the 20th century. There are many museums in this city, so we leave our tips for you. And you, which one would you go to?
The most beautiful market in Chile
Crafts, tradition and culture, this is the Chillán Market, the most beautiful market in Chile.
Looking for a unique and authentic souvenir? In the Chillán Market you will find that and much more! The more than 300 stores in this market offer a diversity of typical products of Chilean peasant life and the culture of Chillán. You cannot leave here without a beautiful quinchamalí handicraft! Let’s go!
Santiago to Chillán
DESDE $ 11.800
Chillán to Santiago
DESDE $ 0
Talca to Chillán
DESDE $ 4.200
Chillán to Talca
DESDE $ 0
Linares to Chillán
DESDE $ 13.900
Chillán to Linares
DESDE $ 0
Valdivia to Chillán
DESDE $ 12.600
Chillán to Valdivia
DESDE $ 0
Puerto Montt to Chillán
DESDE $ 10.400
Chillán to Puerto Montt
DESDE $ 0
Pucón to Chillán
DESDE $ 18.900
Chillán to Pucón
DESDE $ 0
Puerto Varas to Chillán
DESDE $ 15.800
Chillán to Puerto Varas
DESDE $ 0
|Servicio||Vallenar a La Serena||Coquimbo a La serena||Temuco a La Serena||Curico a Santiago||Temuco a Santiago|
|Bus||$ 5.000||$ 5.000||$ 5.000||$ 5.000||$ 5.000|
|Tren||$ 5.800||$ 5.800||$ 5.800||$ 5.800||$ 5.800|
|Kupospool||$ 3.800||$ 3.800||$ 3.800||$ 3.800||$ 3.800|
|Santiago to Chillán||EME Bus||$ 11.800||Book|
|Talca to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 4.200||Book|
|Santiago to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 11.800||Book|
|Linares to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 13.900||Book|
|Valdivia to Chillán||Cóndor Bus||$ 12.600||Book|
|Puerto Montt to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 10.400||Book|
|Santiago to Chillán||Cóndor Bus||$ 11.800||Book|
|Santiago to Chillán||Tren Central||$ 11.800||Book|
|Talca to Chillán||Linatal||$ 4.200||Book|
|Pucón to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 18.900||Book|
|Puerto Varas to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 15.800||Book|
|San Javier to Chillán||Linatal||$ 3.605||Book|
|Rancagua to Chillán||EME Bus||$ 8.600||Book|
|Parral to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 13.900||Book|
|Temuco to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 7.400||Book|
|Llanquihue to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 15.800||Book|
|Villarrica to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 18.900||Book|
|Linares to Chillán||Linatal||$ 13.900||Book|
|Concepción to Chillán||Linatal||$ 2.575||Book|
|Lautaro to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 9.500||Book|
|Rancagua to Chillán||Cóndor Bus||$ 8.600||Book|
|Osorno to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 18.400||Book|
|Valparaíso to Chillán||EME Bus||$ 12.600||Book|
|Temuco to Chillán||Cóndor Bus||$ 7.400||Book|
|Viña del Mar to Chillán||EME Bus||$ 12.600||Book|
|Curicó to Chillán||Cóndor Bus||$ 6.100||Book|
|Talca to Chillán||Tren Central||$ 4.200||Book|
|Linares to Chillán||Tren Central||$ 13.900||Book|
|Talca to Chillán||Cóndor Bus||$ 4.200||Book|
|Parral to Chillán||Tren Central||$ 13.900||Book|
|Los Ángeles to Chillán||Cóndor Bus||$ 6.450||Book|
|Futrono to Chillán||Buses Jet Sur||$ 16.000||Book|
|Paillaco to Chillán||Buses Jet Sur||$ 16.000||Book|
|Los Lagos to Chillán||Buses Jet Sur||$ 12.400||Book|
|Puerto Montt to Chillán||Cóndor Bus||$ 10.400||Book|
|Santiago to Chillán||Pullman Tur||$ 11.800||Book|
|Mafil to Chillán||Buses Jet Sur||$ 12.400||Book|
|Loncoche to Chillán||Buses Jet Sur||$ 12.400||Book|
|Frutillar to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 15.800||Book|
|Gorbea to Chillán||Buses Jet Sur||$ 12.400||Book|
|Rancagua to Chillán||Pullman Tur||$ 8.600||Book|
|Santiago to Chillán||Transantin||$ 11.800||Book|
|Pitrufquén to Chillán||Pullman Bus||$ 9.500||Book|
|Osorno to Chillán||Cóndor Bus||$ 18.400||Book|
|Angol to Chillán||Buses Ríos||$ 10.000||Book|
|Los Ángeles to Chillán||Pullman Tur||$ 6.450||Book|
|Collipulli to Chillán||Buses Ríos||$ 10.000||Book|