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There are 5 ways to get from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo by bus, car or shuttle

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Bus via La Esperanza  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to La Esperanza El Calafate
  2. Take the bus from La Esperanza to Estancia Cancha Carrera Río Gallegos

$10 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales El Calafate
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Cerro Castillo Puerto Natales

Bus #2  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to Río Turbio El Calafate
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Cerro Castillo Puerto Natales

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo 213.1 km

$23 - $35

Shuttle  •  4h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo El Calafate / ...

$29

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo is to bus via La Esperanza which costs $700 - $1300 and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo is to drive which costs $1600 - $2400 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo. However, there are services departing from El Calafate and arriving at Cerro Castillo via Puerto Natales. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between El Calafate and Cerro Castillo is 102 km. The road distance is 213.1 km.

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The best way to get from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo without a car is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo, including transfers.

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El Calafate to Cerro Castillo bus services, operated by Bus-Sur, depart from El Calafate station.

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El Calafate to Cerro Castillo bus services, operated by Turismo Zaahj, arrive at Cerro Castillo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Calafate to Cerro Castillo is 213 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo.

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There are three+ hotels available in Cerro Castillo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo.
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  • Distance: 102.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between El Calafate, Argentina and Cerro Castillo, Magallanes, Chile?

You can take a bus from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo via La Esperanza and Estancia Cancha Carrera in around 4h 37m.

Bus operators
Marga Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from El Calafate to La Esperanza
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
taqsa.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$5 - $9
Semi Bed
$5 - $8
Bus from La Esperanza to Estancia Cancha Carrera
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
taqsa.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$5 - $7
Semi Bed
$4 - $7
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
bussur.com
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Puerto Natales to Cerro Castillo
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Shuttle from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Book at
turismozaahj.com
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 Río Turbio
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Book at
cootra.com.ar
Always Glaciers
Phone
+541150312868
Email
info@alwaysglaciers.com
Website
alwaysglaciers.com
Shuttle from El Calafate to Cerro Castillo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
bookingcalafate.com

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