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There are 7 ways to get from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) by car, car ferry, bus, plane or shuttle

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Drive, car ferry, bus, Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno  •  20h 4m

  1. Drive from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez
  2. Take the car ferry from Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez to Chile Chico
  3. Take the bus from Los Antiguos to El Calafate
  4. Take the Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$3463 - $12931

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Bus, Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno  •  22h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Balmaceda Airport to Coyhaique
  2. Take the bus from Coyhaique to Bajo Caracoles
  3. Take the bus from Bajo Caracoles to El Calafate
  4. Take the Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$4366 - $6166

Bus  •  24h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Balmaceda Airport to Coyhaique
  2. Take the bus from Coyhaique to Perito Moreno
  3. Take the bus from Perito Moreno to El Calafate
  4. Take the bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$6066 - $6866

Drive  •  15h 13m

  1. Drive from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) 877.4 km

$7500 - $12000

Fly to Puerto Natales, shuttle, Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno  •  13h 36m

  1. Fly from Balmaceda (BBA) to Puerto Natales (PNT) BBA - PNT
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate Bus Terminal
  3. Take the Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$5608 - $13583

Fly to El Calafate, Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno  •  19h 48m

  1. Fly from Balmaceda (BBA) to El Calafate (FTE) BBA - FTE
  2. Take the Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$26797 - $66511

Fly to Punta Arenas, bus, shuttle, Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno  •  13h 39m

  1. Fly from Balmaceda (BBA) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) BBA - PUQ
  2. Take the bus from Punta Arenas Airport to Puerto Natales
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate Bus Terminal
  4. Take the Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$5789 - $28196

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is to drive and car ferry and bus and Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno which costs $40 - $160 and takes 20h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is to fly and shuttle and Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno which costs $65 - $170 and takes 13h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water). However, there are services departing from Balmaceda Airport and arriving at Perito Moreno Glacier via Coyhaique, Bajo Caracoles and El Calafate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 33m.

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The distance between Balmaceda Airport (BBA) and Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is 517 km. The road distance is 877.4 km.

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The best way to get from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) without a car is to bus and Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno which takes 22h 33m and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 20h 4m to get from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water), including transfers.

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Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) bus services, operated by Buses Gardy, depart from Balmaceda Airport station.

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There is no direct flight from Balmaceda Airport to Puerto Natales Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 11m and has one stopover.

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Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) bus services, operated by Always Glaciers, arrive at Perito Moreno Glacier station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is 877 km. It takes approximately 15h 13m to drive from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water).

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Map of how to get from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water).
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  • Distance: 516.9 km
  • Duration: 20h 4m

What companies run services between Balmaceda Airport (BBA), Chile and Perito Moreno Glacier (Water), Santa Cruz, Argentina?

You can take a bus from Balmaceda Airport (BBA) to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) via Coyhaique, Bajo Caracoles, and El Calafate in around 22h 33m.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Balmaceda to El Calafate via Santiago, Ezeiza
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$25000 - $65000
Flights from Balmaceda to El Calafate via Santiago, Ezeiza, Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$29000 - $75000
Flights from Balmaceda to El Calafate via Puerto Montt, Santiago, Ezeiza
Ave. Duration
21h 22m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$25000 - $65000
Flights from Balmaceda to El Calafate via Santiago, Ezeiza, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28000 - $75000
Flights from Balmaceda to El Calafate via Santiago, Sao Paulo, Ezeiza
Ave. Duration
25h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22000 - $80000
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Balmaceda to Puerto Natales via Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$2300 - $11000
Aerovias DAP S.A.
Website
dapairline.com
Flights from Balmaceda to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1900 - $24000
Bus operators
Marga Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Los Antiguos to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1700 - $9500
Schedules at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$1700 - $2400
Semi Bed
$1700 - $2700
Bus from Bajo Caracoles to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1400 - $2200
Schedules at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$1400 - $2000
Semi Bed
$1400 - $2200
Always Glaciers
Phone
+541150312868
Email
info@alwaysglaciers.com
Website
alwaysglaciers.com
Bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$500
Schedules at
bookingcalafate.com
Buses Gardy
Bus from Balmaceda Airport to Coyhaique
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$267
Buses Becker
Phone
+56 67 223 2167
Email
contacto@busesbecker.com
Website
busesbecker.com
Bus from Coyhaique to Bajo Caracoles
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2200 - $3200
Schedules at
busesbecker.com
Bus from Coyhaique to Perito Moreno
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1700 - $2500
Schedules at
busesbecker.com
Chalten Travel
Phone
2962493022
Email
contacto@chaltentravel.com
Website
chaltentravel.com
Bus from Perito Moreno to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3300
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$800
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Zona Austral
Phone
+54 2966 70-9153 (Whatsapp), +54 02902 - 490535
Email
info@zonaaustralturismo.com
Shuttle from Puerto Natales to El Calafate Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2521
Schedules at
zonaaustralturismo.com
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from Punta Arenas Airport to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$850 - $1500
Schedules at
bussur.com
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Punta Arenas Airport to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$853
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Ferry operators
Naviera Austral
Website
navieraustral.cl
Car ferry from Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez to Chile Chico
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$350 - $1600
Schedules at
navieraustral.cl

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LATAM Chile and Sky Airline offer flights from Balmaceda Airport to Puerto Natales Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Perito Moreno Glacier (Water). Prices start at $7500 ARS per night.

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