There are 2 ways to get from El Chaltén to Balmaceda by bus, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Bus, car ferry, drive  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to Los Antiguos
  2. Take the car ferry from Chile Chico to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez
  3. Drive from Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez to Balmaceda

$41 - $71

1 alternative option

Drive  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Drive from El Chaltén to Balmaceda 527.9 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from El Chaltén to Balmaceda is to bus and car ferry and drive which costs $1600 - $2900 and takes 14 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from El Chaltén to Balmaceda is to drive which costs $3400 - $5000 and takes 13 h 32 min.

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The distance between El Chaltén and Balmaceda is 390 km. The road distance is 844.7 km.

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It takes approximately 14 h 40 min to get from El Chaltén to Balmaceda, including transfers.

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Balmaceda is 1 h behind El Chaltén. It is currently 7:40 PM in El Chaltén and 7:40 PM in Balmaceda.

Yes, the driving distance between El Chaltén to Balmaceda is 845 km. It takes approximately 13 h 32 min to drive from El Chaltén to Balmaceda.

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Map of how to get from El Chaltén to Balmaceda.
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  • Distance: 244.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 40 min

What companies run services between El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina and Balmaceda, Aysén, Chile?

There is no direct connection from El Chaltén to Balmaceda. However, you can take the bus to Los Antiguos, take the drive to Chile Chico, take the car ferry to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez, then take the drive to Balmaceda. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Balmaceda.

Bus operators
Ferry operators
Somarco
Phone
+56 67 224 7400
Website
barcazas.cl
Car ferry from Chile Chico to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
barcazas.cl

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