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Route 40 is an Argentinian highway running from Cabo Vírgenes, in Santa Cruz province, Patagonia, to the border with Bolivia in the city of La Quiaca, in Jujuy province. It runs parallel to the Cordillera de los Andes (Andes mountain range), with many sections running through or near national parks. It is Argentina’s longest highway and it runs in a north-south direction, passing through many of the country’s most interesting areas.

How to get to Ruta 40

Route 40 is an Argentine highway which runs from Cabo Vírgenes to the border with Bolivia at the city of La Quiaca. The road runs for a length of nearly 5,224 km.

Navimag ferries sail from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales and from Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt, on a voyage passing through awe-inspiring Patagonian wildlife and scenery.  Once you reach Puerto Natales you can continue by road to the starting point (km 0) of Route 40 (in Cabo Vírgenes).

Departures from Puerto Montt are on Fridays and from Puerto Natales on Tuesdays throughout the year.  

(Navimag only provides transport on the aforementioned ferry routes and does not provide a transport service between Puerto Montt and Route 40).


Puerto Montt - Puerto Natales

Puerto Natales - Puerto Montt

Puerto Montt - Puerto Chacabuco

Puerto Chacabuco - Puerto Montt

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