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There are 5 ways to get from El Calafate Airport (FTE) to Ushuaia Airport (USH) by plane, bus, car or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1h 20m

  1. Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Ushuaia (USH) FTE - USH

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Río Bote to Río Gallegos El Calafate
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to Ushuaia

3 alternative options

Bus via Punta Arenas  •  20h 32m

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas
  3. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

Bus via Punta Arenas #2  •  24h 43m

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to Punta Arenas El Calafate
  2. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia Punta Arenas / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 5m

  1. Drive from El Calafate Airport (FTE) to Punta Delgada
  2. Take the car ferry from Punta Delgada to Bahía Azul
  3. Drive from Bahía Azul to Ushuaia Airport (USH)

El Calafate (FTE) to Ushuaia (USH) flights

The flight time between El Calafate (FTE) and Ushuaia (USH) is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 567 km. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 20m. Services are operated by Aerolíneas Argentinas. Typically four flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 20m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 20m
Flight distance:
567 km
Flights per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$8337
Carbon emissions:
187 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:15
Last flight departs at:
09:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

El Calafate (FTE) to Ushuaia (USH) flight schedules

El Calafate Airport (FTE) → Ushuaia Airport (USH)
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COVID-19 help in Argentina

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 120

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ushuaia Airport (USH) is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ushuaia Airport (USH) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ushuaia Airport (USH) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Gobierno de Argentina.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from El Calafate Airport (FTE) to Ushuaia Airport (USH) is to bus, which costs $3800 - $7500 and takes 15h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from El Calafate Airport (FTE) to Ushuaia Airport (USH) is to fly which costs $8000 - $28000 and takes 1h 20m.

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The distance between El Calafate Airport (FTE) and Ushuaia Airport (USH) is 567 km.

The best way to get from El Calafate Airport (FTE) to Ushuaia Airport (USH) without a car is to bus which takes 15h 41m and costs $3800 - $7500.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Ushuaia (USH), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from El Calafate Airport (FTE) to Ushuaia Airport (USH) is to fly which takes 1h 20m and costs $8000 - $28000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3800 - $7500 and takes 15h 41m.

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The quickest flight from El Calafate Airport to Ushuaia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Aerolíneas Argentinas offers flights from El Calafate Airport to Ushuaia Airport.

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There are 333+ hotels available in Ushuaia Airport (USH). Prices start at $10000 ARS per night.

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Map of how to get from El Calafate Airport (FTE) to Ushuaia Airport (USH).
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  • Distance: 567 km
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between El Calafate Airport (FTE), Argentina and Ushuaia Airport (USH), Argentina?

Aerolíneas Argentinas flies from El Calafate Airport (FTE) to Ushuaia Airport (USH) 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from El Calafate Airport (FTE) to Ushuaia Airport (USH) via Río Bote, Río Gallegos, and Ushuaia in around 15h 41m.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from El Calafate to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$8000 - $36000
Bus operators
Marga Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Río Bote to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$500 - $1000
Schedules at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$550 - $850
Semi Bed
$500 - $850
Bus from Río Gallegos to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1100 - $3600
Schedules at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$1100 - $1600
Semi Bed
$1100 - $1800
Tecni-Austral
Phone
+54 9 2901 60-8088
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Río Gallegos to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1600
Schedules at
tecniaustral.com
Book at
busbud.com
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2700
Schedules at
tecniaustral.com
Book at
busbud.com
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2130
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Cootra Cooperativa de trabajo Río Turbio Ltda
Phone
+56 61 241 2785
Email
contacto@cootra.com.ar
Website
cootra.com.ar
Bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1300
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Book at
cootra.com.ar
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4385
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from El Calafate to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2700 - $3800
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3300 - $4600
Schedules at
bussur.com
Buses Pacheco
Phone
+56 61 224 2174
Email
info@busespacheco.com
Website
busespacheco.com
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5012
Schedules at
busespacheco.com
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