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There are 5 ways to get from Coyhaique to El Calafate by bus, car ferry, car, taxi or plane

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  •  13h 41m

  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

$41 - $58

4 alternative options

Drive  •  14h 24m

  1. Drive from Coyhaique to El Calafate 566.7 miles

$90 - $140

Taxi, fly to El Calafate  •  11h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Coyhaique to Balmaceda
  2. Fly from Balmaceda (BBA) to El Calafate (FTE) BBA - FTE

$124 - $542

Taxi, fly to Puerto Natales, bus  •  28h 3m

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

$537 - $1,969

Taxi, fly to Punta Arenas, bus  •  12h 31m

  1. Take a taxi from Coyhaique to Balmaceda
  2. Fly from Balmaceda (BBA) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) BBA - PUQ
  3. Take the bus from Punta Arenas Airport to Puerto Natales
  4. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate

$235 - $1,276

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coyhaique to El Calafate is to bus and car ferry which costs $40 - $60 and takes 13h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Coyhaique to El Calafate is to taxi and fly which costs $120 - $550 and takes 11h 19m.

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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 13h 41m to get from Coyhaique to El Calafate, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Balmaceda Airport to El Calafate Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 7m and has two stopovers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coyhaique to El Calafate is 907 km. It takes approximately 14h 24m to drive from Coyhaique to El Calafate.

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JetSMART, Aerovias DAP S.A., Sky Airline and two other airlines offer flights from Balmaceda Airport to El Calafate Airport.

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There are 198+ hotels available in El Calafate. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Coyhaique to El Calafate.
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  • Distance: 331.1 miles
  • Duration: 13h 41m

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 El Calafate via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
18h 19m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Balmaceda to El Calafate via Santiago, Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
20h 52m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Balmaceda to Puerto Natales via Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Balmaceda to Puerto Natales via Puerto Montt, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 28m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Balmaceda to El Calafate via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Balmaceda to El Calafate via Santiago, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Balmaceda to El Calafate via Punta Arenas, Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Aerovias DAP S.A.
Website
dapairline.com
Flights from Balmaceda to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Balmaceda to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Bus operators
Colectivos Puerto Ibáñez
Bus from Coyhaique to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $25
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Punta Arenas Airport to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $12
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
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
barcazas.cl
Other operators
Taxi from Coyhaique to Balmaceda
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Taxis Pioneros Express
Phone
+56 96 785 7982
Taxi Paredes
Phone
+56 96 760 3293
Radio Taxi Vivi
Phone
+52 96 725 2020
Radio Taxi El Bosque
Phone
+56 67 224 2424

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