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

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Fly

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

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Bus

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

3 alternative options

Bus via Punta Arenas

  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

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

Drive, car ferry

  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 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:
$8345
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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia Airport (USH) is to bus which costs $2000 - $5000 and takes 15h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia Airport (USH) is to fly which costs $9000 - $30000 and takes 1h 40m.

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The distance between El Calafate and Ushuaia Airport (USH) is 568 km.

The best way to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia Airport (USH) without a car is to bus which takes 15h 48m and costs $2000 - $5000.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia Airport (USH), including transfers.

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The best way to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia Airport (USH) is to fly which takes 1h 40m and costs $9000 - $30000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2000 - $5000 and takes 15h 48m.

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

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The best way to get from El Calafate to El Calafate Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs $1400 - $1800.

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Map of how to get from El Calafate to Ushuaia Airport (USH).
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  • Distance: 568.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

Aerolíneas Argentinas flies from El Calafate to Ushuaia Airport (USH) 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from El Calafate to Ushuaia Airport (USH) via Río Gallegos and Ushuaia in around 15h 48m.

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 El Calafate to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$600 - $1000
Schedules at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$650 - $950
Semi Bed
$600 - $950
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
$2120
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
$4365
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
$4988
Schedules at
busespacheco.com
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