There are 3 ways to get from Coyhaique to El Calafate by bus, car ferry, car, taxi, plane or shuttle

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

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Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Coyhaique 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 Calafate

$51 - $68

2 alternative options

Drive  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Coyhaique to El Calafate 566.7 miles

$90 - $140

Taxi, fly, bus  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coyhaique to Balmaceda
  2. Fly from Balmaceda (BBA) to Puerto Natales (PNT) BBA - PNT
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate

$539 - $2,085

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coyhaique to El Calafate is to bus and car ferry which costs $50 - $70 and takes 13 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coyhaique to El Calafate is to bus and car ferry which costs $50 - $70 and takes 13 h 41 min.

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The distance between Coyhaique and El Calafate is 530 km. The road distance is 906.8 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 41 min to get from Coyhaique to El Calafate, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Coyhaique, Chile and El Calafate, Argentina?

There is no direct connection from Coyhaique to El Calafate. However, you can take the bus to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez, 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 Calafate. Alternatively, you can take the drive to El Calafate.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Balmaceda to Puerto Natales via Santiago
Ave. Duration
22 h 19 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Balmaceda to Puerto Natales via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21 h 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Bus operators
Colectivos Puerto Ibáñez
Bus from Coyhaique to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
(56) 61-2412260
Email
ZAAHJ@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Shuttle from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $140
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
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
Other operators
Taxi from Coyhaique to Balmaceda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Radio Taxi El Bosque
Phone
+56 67 224 2424
Taxis Pioneros Express
Phone
+56 96 785 7982
Taxi Paredes
Phone
+56 96 760 3293
Radio Taxi Vivi
Phone
+52 96 725 2020

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