There are three main routes towards Pucón
- From the North - from Santiago or Concepción passing Temuco, Freire and Villarrica
- From the South - from Puerto Montt or Valdivia passing Loncoche and Villarrica
- From the East (Argentina) - from San Martín de los Andes crossing the Mamuil-Malal-Pass (also called Tromen-Pass)
The first two roads are entirely paved and in good condition, the Panamerican has highway standard. Total distance Santiago – Pucón is 789 kilometres, it is about a nine-hours-driv
The international connection is a gravel road for about 100 kilometres. There is no problem in summer for any vehicle, but in winter you may need a 4WD.