About Via Tur

Buses Via-Tur was founded on September 27, 1979, by its owner Mr. Gaston Zegard Thomas. Previously, the company was called Via Sur, founded in 1947, which was managed by Mr. Akli Zegard Farat father of Mr. Gaston Zegard Thomas. In 1960 Don Gaston Zegard Thomas joined Vía Sur Ltda. as a partner, Vía Sur in those years was one of the largest company in South America in the intercity passenger transportation industry.

Buses Via-Tur leases its buses for special trips and also sells passages between the cities of Central and Southern Chile. Buses Via Tur offers two seat types in the buses: Clásicos y Semi Cama. It has extensive experience in study tours, both national and international. It also offers special tourism trips on demand. All the services of Buses Via-Tur have high standards, safety, comfort, punctuality and customer experience. 

Buses Via-Tur offers services to Santiago, Rancagua, Los Ángeles, Concepción, Temuco, Valdivia, Osorno, and Puerto Montt.

Buses Via-Tur is also engaged in Cargo business, the company offers this service between Santiago and Puerto Montt with delivery to the destination within a maximum 24 of hours.

Buses Via-Tur owns 18 buses with an average age of 11 years. As for safety during 2016 for 100 buses, Via-Tur audited 10 were fined. Additionally, buses feature classic and Semi-bed seats.

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Information of Via Tur

Founding date 1979
Head office Anfión Muñoz 360, Valdivia, Chile.
Website’s languages Spanish, English, Portuguese
Fleet size 24
Main destinations Santiago, Lautaro, Osorno
Departures from Santiago Terminal sur
Via Tur telefono (63) 219016
Cargo Información no disponible
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What are the total number of routes covered by Via Tur on daily basis?

Via Tur covers 14 routes (approx.) on daily basis.


What is the shortest and the longest route covered by Via Tur?

Shortest route is Santiago to Puerto Varas
Longest route is Puerto Montt to Santiago.


What is the contact details of Via Tur?

Customer support of Via Tur is (63) 219016


Cancelation process and charges of Via Tur online tickets?

Users can easily cancel Via Tur tickets online on Via There is a 15% cancelation fees for tickets cancelled within minimum four hours before the scheduled departure. Online tickets can not be cancelled within four hours of scheduled departure.


What is the ticket price of Via Tur?

Cheapest route is Temuco to Santiago: CLP$11300
Most expensive route is Santiago to Puerto Montt: CLP$24800.


What are the main routes of Via Tur?

Main routes of Via Tur are following:
Santiago to Puerto Montt CLP$24800, Santiago to Puerto Varas CLP$24800, Santiago to Osorno CLP$23800


Via Tur site language compatibility?

Via Tur official site is available in three different languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese.
Via Tur Chile in spanish: -
Via Tur Chile in english: - English
Via Tur Chile en portuguese: - Información no disponible

Call Center: +56 2 7740262
Sitio web:

Oficinas y teléfonos de Buses Vía Tur

  • Santiago: Terminal de Santiago (sur), Of. 35. Fonos: +56 2 450 8246 / +56 9 5756016
  • Rancagua: Terminal O’Higgins, Local 22-A, Av. B. O’Higgins 0484. Fono: +56 72 2234502
  • Concepción: Terminal de Collao, Of. 5, Tegualda 860. Fono: +56 41 2320292.
  • Los Ángeles: Terminal Santa María de los Angeles, Of. 15, Av. Sor Vicenta 2051. Fono: +56 43 369482.
  • Temuco: Terminal de la Araucanía, Of. 12, Vicente Pérez Rosales 01609. Fono: +56 45 257068.
  • Valdivia  Terminal de Valdivia, Of. 13, Anfión Muñoz 360. Fono: +56 63 219016.
  • Osorno: Terminal de Osorno, Of. 2, Errázuriz 1400. Fono: +56 64 2230118.
  • Puerto Montt: Terminal de Puerto Montt, Of. 10, Diego Portales 1001. Fono: +56 65 2253133.

Agencia Valdivia
Anfión Muñoz 360, Local 141
Valdivia,  Los Ríos
Tel: (+56 63) 221 9016
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Agencia Osorno
Errázuriz 1400, Local 2
Osorno,  Los Lagos
Tel: (+56 64) 223 0118
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Agencia Temuco
Vicente Peréz Rosales 01609
Temuco,  Araucanía
Tel: (+56 45) 225 7068
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Agencia Puerto Montt
Diego Portales 1001, Local 10
Puerto Montt,  Los Lagos
Tel: (+56 65) 225 3133
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Agencia Santiago
Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 3850
Santiago,  Región Metropolitana
Tel: (+56 22) 450 8246
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Destinations of Via tur

Buses Via Tur has median infringement rate of 9.20% (between January 2013-December 2014). Between the six months July to December 2014, out of 100 controls, 10.7 infringement had some violations to the technical and security conditions.

Buses Via Bus Tur has reduced the infringement rates over the time. Buses Via Bus Tur reported 12,20% infringement rates during the six months between January-June 2013 and fell to 3.70% during the first half of July to December 2013. Unfortunately, the rate of infringement Tur Bus Via rose to 10.70% during the semester July-December 2014.

With more than 30 years in the area of Buses Via Tur has maintained in recent years a good assessment of the security of its buses with a rate of infringements of 9.54% on average for the last 5 semesters evaluated.

Routes and Prices of Via Tur

Route First Bus Price
Santiago to Temuco 08:00 PM Book
Puerto Montt to Santiago 06:00 PM Book
Santiago to Puerto Montt 08:00 PM Book
Santiago to Puerto Varas 08:00 PM Book
Valdivia to Santiago 09:30 PM Book
Osorno to Santiago 07:45 PM Book
Puerto Varas to Santiago 06:30 PM Book
Santiago to Osorno 08:00 PM Book
Temuco to Santiago 11:59 PM Book
Santiago to Valdivia 08:00 PM Book
Lautaro to Santiago 12:30 AM Book
Lanco to Santiago 10:30 PM Book
Loncoche to Santiago 10:45 PM Book
Santiago to Lautaro 08:00 PM Book