Coronel is a city that belongs to the Concepción Province of the Biobío Region. It is located in central Chile, 541 km away from Santiago, and 30 km from Concepción. Coronel limits to the north with the communes of San Pedro de la Paz, Chiguayante and Hualqui; to the east with the commune of Hualqui; to the south with the communes of Lota and Santa Juana, and to the west with the Pacific Ocean. The city can be reached by land by the Panamerican route number 5. Coronel's climate is generally warm and temperate, with more rainfall in winter than in summer, with an average temperature of 13 °C. Currently the city is highly industrialized, mainly in the fishing sector.
Santa María Island is also part of Coronel's territory, this island is located 29 km west of the city's ports, the island is high and rugged, with high reefs, a flat surface and few trees. Historically, Santa María served as anchorages for pirates and whalers, this caught the attention of many foreigners who came to the island to carry out this type of economic activity while staying relatively close to Concepción.
To the south of Coronel, on the border with the commune of Lota, it is Playa Blanca, which is a 2 km long white sand beach resort. The beach has casinos, numerous gastronomic alternatives, hostels, inns and hotels. The attractiveness and services that Playa Blanca offers has made it the busiest beach in the region, with the month of February being the one with the highest tourist demand. In Coronel there are also several lagoons, among which the Quiñenco Lagoon, Boca Maule Wetland and Laguna la Posada stand out.
At kupos.com we take you to Coronel with the Pullman Tur and EME Bus bus lines. From nearby towns there are also direct trips to Coronel by carpool, or shared car, which is another travel alternative when you are looking to travel comfortably, safely and by less money. With kupos.com you can access the carpool routes available to Coronel.
Once in Coronel, you can get around in colectivos, a fairly popular urban transport that covers almost all the internal routes of the town. In kupos.com you can find the available routes, and pay through the app with any card or in cash.
Kupos.com is the platform where you find all the transport options to get there and get around in Coronel.
|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|