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There are 5 ways to get from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to El Calafate (FTE) AEP - FTE
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$168 - $506

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Bus Via Bariloche  •  39 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Retiro to Bariloche Retiro-Bariloche / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bariloche to El Chaltén Via El Chaltén

$85 - $146

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Fly from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (EZE) to El Calafate (FTE) EZE - FTE
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$254 - $622

Bus Don Otto  •  46 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Liniers to Comodoro Rivadavia
  2. Take the bus from Comodoro Rivadavia to Perito Moreno
  3. Take the bus from Perito Moreno to El Chaltén

$101 - $170

Drive  •  33 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén 1646 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén is to bus which costs $3100 - $5500 and takes 39 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén is to fly and bus which costs $6000 - $19000 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén. However, there are services departing from Retiro and arriving at El Chaltén via Bariloche. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 55 min.

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The distance between Buenos Aires and El Chaltén is 2021 km. The road distance is 2633.6 km.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén without a car is to bus which takes 39 h 55 min and costs $3100 - $5500.

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It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to get from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén, including transfers.

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Buenos Aires to El Chaltén bus services, operated by Via Bariloche, depart from Retiro station.

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The quickest flight from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport to El Calafate Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Buenos Aires to El Chaltén bus services, operated by Chalten Travel, arrive at El Chaltén station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buenos Aires to El Chaltén is 2634 km. It takes approximately 33 h 21 min to drive from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén.

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  • Distance: 1263.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 59 min

What companies run services between Buenos Aires, Argentina and El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina?

You can take a bus from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén via Bariloche in around 39 h 55 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate via Trelew
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate via San Carlos de Bariloche
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate via Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to El Calafate via San Carlos de Bariloche
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate via Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Bus operators
Chalten Travel
Phone
2962493022
Email
contacto@chaltentravel.com
Website
chaltentravel.com
Bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from Bariloche to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from Perito Moreno to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $35
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
El Valle
Phone
0810-333-7575
Website
elvalle.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to San Carlos de Bariloche
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
elvalle.com.ar
Book at
elvalle.com.ar
Regular
$40 - $60
Bed
$50 - $70
Crucero Del Norte
Phone
+54 810 777 2725
Email
info@crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Bariloche
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$35 - $55
Suite
$55 - $65
Cama
$45 - $60
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Buenos Aires to Bariloche
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Executive
$50 - $70
Suite
$65 - $80
Don Otto
Phone
+54 (0810)-333-7575
Website
donotto.com.ar
Bus from Liniers to Comodoro Rivadavia
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
donotto.com.ar
Book at
donotto.com.ar
Semi Bed
$60 - $80
Bed
$70 - $90
Condor Estrella
Website
condorestrella.com.ar
Bus from Liniers to Comodoro Rivadavia
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
condorestrella.com.ar
Semi Cama
$90 - $110
Cama Ejecutivo
$100 - $120

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LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport to El Calafate Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in El Chaltén. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $150.

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