There are 4 ways to get from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén by plane, bus or car

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Fly, bus  •  8 h 35 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

$167 - $504

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Bus Don Otto  •  44 h 58 min

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

$54 - $133

2 alternative options

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

$80 - $130

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 $2100 - $5500 and takes 44 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buenos Aires to El Chaltén is to fly and bus which costs $6500 - $20000 and takes 8 h 35 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 35 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 35 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
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 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
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate via Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
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
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from Bariloche to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from Perito Moreno to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $35
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Crucero Del Norte
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Bariloche
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$35 - $50
Suite
$50 - $60
Cama
$45 - $60
Don Otto
Phone
+54(0299)443-6876
Website
donotto.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Comodoro Rivadavia
Ave. Duration
27 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
donotto.com.ar
Book at
donotto.com.ar
Semi Bed
$55 - $75
Bed
$65 - $85

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