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Flights to Ancud

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Ancud is a port city located on Chiloé Island, in Chile's Los Lagos Region. Chiloé Island is the largest island in the Chiloé Archipelago, off the coast of southern Chile. Ancud is known for its colonial history and Chilote architecture, characterized by colourful wooden houses built on stilts. The city is a gateway to exploring the island, which boasts temperate rainforests, national parks with abundant wildlife, and penguin colonies. The climate is cool and rainy year-round, with the warmest weather from December to February.

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Airports near Ancud

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Ancud, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Ancud becomes effortlessly straightforward.

El Tepual Airport

Located approximately 100 kilometres south of Ancud, El Tepual Airport is the closest international airport to the city. It offers domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport

Although quite far from Ancud (around 1,500 kilometres), Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport is another option for international travellers. If you choose this airport, you will likely need a connecting flight to a more local airport near Ancud.


Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport

As the main international gateway to Chile, Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport is a major hub for both domestic and international flights. It is located around 1,200 kilometres north of Ancud, so a connecting flight to a local airport would be necessary.


Mataveri International Airport

If you are planning to visit Easter Island before or after your trip to Ancud, Mataveri International Airport is the closest option. It is located on Easter Island, approximately 3,700 kilometres west of Ancud. From there, you would need a connecting flight to a more local airport near Ancud.

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Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Ancud offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Ancud

Discovering the many attractions of Ancud can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

Fuerte San Antonio

This historic fort was built by the Spanish in the 18th century to defend against pirates and indigenous uprisings. It offers stunning views of the Ancud Bay and surrounding coastline. Visitors can explore the fort's ramparts, dungeons, and gunpowder storehouse, and learn about its role in Chilean history.

Museo Regional de Ancud

This museum is a great place to learn about the history and culture of Chiloé Island. The museum's collection includes archaeological artefacts, traditional textiles, and religious items. There are also exhibits on the island's natural history and the lives of its indigenous people.

Islotes de Puñihuil Natural Monument

This natural monument is located just off the coast of Ancud and is home to a colony of Magellanic penguins. Visitors can take a boat tour to see the penguins up close, or hike to a viewpoint for panoramic views of the islets.

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