There are 2 ways to get from Balmaceda to El Chaltén by car, car ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Drive, car ferry, Marga  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Balmaceda to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez
  2. Take the car ferry from Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez to Chile Chico
  3. Take the Marga from Los Antiguos to El Chaltén

$50 - $76

1 alternative option

Drive  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Balmaceda to El Chaltén 527.9 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Balmaceda, Aysén, Chile and El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina?

There is no direct connection from Balmaceda to El Chaltén. However, you can take the drive to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez, take the car ferry to Chile Chico, take the drive to Los Antiguos, then take the Marga to El Chaltén. Alternatively, you can take the drive to El Chaltén.

Bus operators
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Los Antiguos to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$35 - $55
Ferry operators
Somarco
Phone
+56 67 224 7400
Website
barcazas.cl
Car ferry from Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez to Chile Chico
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
barcazas.cl

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Balmaceda to El Chaltén?

The distance between Balmaceda and El Chaltén is 390 km. The road distance is 845 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Balmaceda to El Chaltén?

The cheapest way to get from Balmaceda to El Chaltén is to drive and car ferry and Marga which costs $50 - $80 and takes 15 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Balmaceda to El Chaltén?

The quickest way to get from Balmaceda to El Chaltén is to drive which takes 13 h 32 min and costs $85 - $130.

How long does it take to get from Balmaceda to El Chaltén?

It takes approximately 15 h 30 min to get from Balmaceda to El Chaltén, including transfers.