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

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Fly  •  1 h 46 min

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

$95 - $376

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Bus  •  20 h 11 min

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

$52 - $82

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Bus Buses Barria  •  17 h 57 min

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

$62 - $77

Bus Buses Pacheco  •  19 h 36 min

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

$55 - $100

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Drive from El Calafate to Punta Delgada
  2. Take the car ferry from Punta Delgada to Bahía Azul
  3. Drive from Bahía Azul to Ushuaia

$93 - $144

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No, there is no direct bus from El Calafate to Ushuaia. However, there are services departing from El Calafate and arriving at Ushuaia via Punta Arenas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 57 min.

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The distance between El Calafate and Ushuaia is 564 km.

The best way to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia is to fly which takes 1 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 57 min.

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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 Ushuaia bus services, operated by Buses Barria, arrive at Ushuaia station.

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

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There are 180+ hotels available in Ushuaia. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia.
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  • Distance: 352.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between El Calafate, Argentina and Ushuaia, Argentina?

LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from El Calafate to Ushuaia via Punta Arenas and Punta Arenas in around 17 h 57 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 Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
Bus from Puerto Natales to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
bussur.com
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
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busesbarria.cl
Buses Pacheco
Website
busespacheco.com
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
busespacheco.com
Tolkar Turismo
Phone
+54 2901 431408
Email
Info@tolkarturismo.com.ar
Website
tolkarturismo.com.ar
Bus from Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
tolkarturismo.com.ar
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
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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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