There are 4 ways to get from El Calafate to Punta Arenas by bus, car or plane

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Bus Bus-Sur  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to Punta Arenas Calafate

$25 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus Cootra Cooperativa de trabajo Río Turbio Ltda  •  9 h 11 min

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

$29

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from El Calafate to Punta Arenas 348.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, bus  •  11 h

  1. Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Ushuaia (USH) FTE - USH
  2. Take the bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

$131 - $413

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from El Calafate and arriving at Punta Arenas. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between El Calafate and Punta Arenas is 327 km. The road distance is 557.4 km.

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The best way to get from El Calafate to Punta Arenas without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from El Calafate to Punta Arenas takes 8 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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El Calafate to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Bus-Sur, depart from El Calafate station.

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The quickest flight from El Calafate Airport to Ushuaia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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El Calafate to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Bus-Sur, arrive at Punta Arenas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Calafate to Punta Arenas is 557 km. It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to drive from El Calafate to Punta Arenas.

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LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from El Calafate Airport to Ushuaia Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Punta Arenas. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from El Calafate to Punta Arenas.
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  • Distance: 204.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

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

Bus-Sur operates a bus from El Calafate to Punta Arenas 3 times a week. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from El Calafate to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from El Calafate to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Bus operators
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from El Calafate to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
bussur.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 Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
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
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busesbarria.cl

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The best way to get from El Calafate to El Calafate Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs .

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