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

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Drive, car ferry, bus  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Balmaceda 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 Chaltén

$45 - $61

1 alternative option

Drive  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Balmaceda to El Chaltén 527.9 miles

$85 - $130

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The distance between Balmaceda and El Chaltén is 390 km. The road distance is 844.7 km.

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It takes approximately 17 h 10 min to get from Balmaceda to El Chaltén, including transfers.

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El Chaltén is 1 h ahead of Balmaceda. It is currently 1:03 AM in Balmaceda and 1:03 AM in El Chaltén.

Yes, the driving distance between Balmaceda to El Chaltén is 845 km. It takes approximately 13 h 32 min to drive from Balmaceda to El Chaltén.

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There are 88+ hotels available in El Chaltén. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Balmaceda to El Chaltén.
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  • Distance: 244.1 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 10 min

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 bus to El Chaltén. Alternatively, you can take the drive to El Chaltén.

Bus operators
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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