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There are 12 ways to get from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas by plane, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Rio Gallegos, bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Rio Gallegos (RGL) AEP - RGL
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas

$236 - $497

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Bus #3  •  42 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Madryn to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas

$81 - $169

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Fly Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Rio Grande, bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Rio Grande (RGA) AEP - RGA
  2. Take the bus from Río Grande to Punta Arenas

$122 - $442

Fly Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Punta Arenas  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) AEP - PUQ

$214 - $1,004

Fly Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Ushuaia, bus  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Ushuaia (USH) AEP - USH
  2. Take the bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

$183 - $595

Fly Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Ushuaia, bus  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (EZE) to Ushuaia (USH) EZE - USH
  2. Take the bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

$239 - $691

Fly Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate, bus  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to El Calafate (FTE) AEP - FTE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas

$157 - $656

Bus  •  40 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Retiro to Sierra Grande
  2. Take the bus from Sierra Grande to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas

$95 - $148

Bus via Liniers  •  41 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Liniers to Sierra Grande
  2. Take the bus from Sierra Grande to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas

$83 - $150

Bus #2  •  42 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Retiro to Sierra Grande
  2. Take the bus from Sierra Grande to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas

$99 - $148

Bus via Viedma  •  43 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Retiro, Buenos Aires to Viedma
  2. Take the bus from Viedma to Sierra Grande
  3. Take the bus from Sierra Grande to Río Gallegos
  4. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas

$104 - $182

Drive  •  33 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas 1722.8 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas is to bus which costs $3000 - $5500 and takes 41 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas is to fly and bus which costs $8500 - $19000 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas. However, there are services departing from Retiro and arriving at Punta Arenas via Sierra Grande and Río Gallegos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 11 min.

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The distance between Buenos Aires and Punta Arenas is 2286 km. The road distance is 2756.4 km.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas without a car is to bus which takes 40 h 11 min and costs $3400 - $5500.

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas, including transfers.

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Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Via Bariloche, depart from Retiro station.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas is to fly which takes 10 h 31 min and costs $7500 - $37000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3400 - $5500 and takes 40 h 11 min.

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

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Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Buses Barria, arrive at Punta Arenas station.

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Map of how to get from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas.
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  • Distance: 1428.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

What companies run services between Buenos Aires, Argentina and Punta Arenas, Chile?

LATAM Chile, Aerolíneas Argentinas and JetSMART fly from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas via Sierra Grande, Sierra Grande, and Río Gallegos in around 40 h 11 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Rio Gallegos
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Rio Grande
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Ushuaia via El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Ushuaia via Trelew
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Ushuaia via El Calafate
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
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 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to El Calafate via Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Rio Gallegos
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Punta Arenas via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Punta Arenas via Santiago, Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Punta Arenas via Cordoba, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Punta Arenas via Santiago, Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Punta Arenas via Neuquen, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Punta Arenas via Mendoza, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Punta Arenas via Tucuman, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Ushuaia via El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
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
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Bus operators
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
Book at
busesbarria.cl
El Pinguino SRL
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Río Gallegos to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from Río Grande to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
bussur.com
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Shuttle from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $140
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Sierra Grande to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$45 - $65
Bed
$50 - $75
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$40 - $60
Bed
$45 - $70
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Liniers to Sierra Grande
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Executive
$35 - $55
Suite
$50 - $60
Bus from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Executive
$40 - $60
Suite
$55 - $70
Don Otto
Phone
+54 (0810)-333-7575
Website
donotto.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Sierra Grande
Ave. Duration
18 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
donotto.com.ar
Book at
donotto.com.ar
Semi Bed
$40 - $55
Bed
$50 - $65
Tramat
Phone
0810-122-8907
Email
info@tramatsa.com.ar
Website
tramatweb.com
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Book at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$45 - $75
Bed
$65 - $90
Bus from Viedma to Sierra Grande
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Book at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$11 - $18
Bed
$15 - $22
Bus from Sierra Grande to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$50 - $80
Bed
$65 - $95
Fredes Turismo SRL
Phone
+54(02920)430578, +54(02920)430745
Website
fredesturismosrl.com.ar
Bus from Retiro, Buenos Aires to Viedma
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
fredesturismosrl.com.ar
Book at
plataforma10.com.ar
Empresa Ceferino
Plusmar
Phone
0810-999-1111
Email
callcenter@plusmar.com.ar
Website
plusmar.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Viedma
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
plusmar.com.ar
Book at
plataforma10.com.ar
Regular
$36
Executive
$42 - $46
Suite
$48

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Yes, the driving distance between Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas is 2756 km. It takes approximately 33 h 42 min to drive from Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas.

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LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport to Rio Gallegos Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Punta Arenas. Prices start at $40 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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