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

$44 - $102

1 alternative option

Drive  •  13 h 32 min

  1. 527.9 miles

$85 - $130

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
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from El Chaltén to Los Antiguos
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$30 - $45
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between El Chaltén and Balmaceda is 390 km. The road distance is 845 km.

The cheapest way to get from El Chaltén to Balmaceda is to bus and car ferry and drive which costs $1000 - $2500 and takes 14 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from El Chaltén to Balmaceda is to drive which takes 13 h 32 min and costs $2100 - $3100.

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