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There are 4 ways to get from El Chaltén to Esquel by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to Los Antiguos Via El Bolsón / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Antiguos to Esquel Via Esquel

$52 - $89

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Drive  •  17h 49m

  1. Drive from El Chaltén to Esquel 737.8 miles

$120 - $190

Bus, fly to Esquel  •  21h 29m

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
  2. Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Esquel (EQS) FTE - EQS

$393 - $1,037

Bus, fly to San Carlos de Bariloche  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
  2. Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to San Carlos de Bariloche (BRC) FTE - BRC
  3. Take the bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Esquel

$204 - $852

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The cheapest way to get from El Chaltén to Esquel is to bus which costs $1800 - $3300 and takes 18h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from El Chaltén to Esquel is to bus and fly which costs $7000 - $32000 and takes 13h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Chaltén to Esquel. However, there are services departing from El Chaltén and arriving at Esquel via Los Antiguos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 30m.

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The distance between El Chaltén and Esquel is 724 km. The road distance is 1180.5 km.

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The best way to get from El Chaltén to Esquel without a car is to bus which takes 18h 30m and costs $1800 - $3300.

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It takes approximately 18h 30m to get from El Chaltén to Esquel, including transfers.

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El Chaltén to Esquel bus services, operated by Chalten Travel, depart from El Chaltén station.

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There is no direct flight from El Calafate Airport to Esquel Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 50m and has one stopover.

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El Chaltén to Esquel bus services, operated by Chalten Travel, arrive at Esquel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Chaltén to Esquel is 1181 km. It takes approximately 17h 49m to drive from El Chaltén to Esquel.

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  • Distance: 452.3 miles
  • Duration: 18h 30m

What companies run services between El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina and Esquel, Argentina?

You can take a bus from El Chaltén to Esquel via Los Antiguos in around 18h 30m.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via Trelew, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via Ushuaia, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via San Carlos de Bariloche, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from El Calafate to San Carlos de Bariloche
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Bus operators
Chalten Travel
Phone
2962493022
Email
contacto@chaltentravel.com
Website
chaltentravel.com
Bus from El Chaltén to Los Antiguos
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
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chaltentravel.com
Bus from Los Antiguos to Esquel
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
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chaltentravel.com
Bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Caltur
Phone
2902491386
Website
caltur.com.ar
Bus from El Chaltén to Los Antiguos
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
caltur.com.ar
Bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
caltur.com.ar
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Bariloche to Esquel
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$18 - $25
Semi Bed
$16 - $26
Don Otto
Phone
+54 (0810)-333-7575
Website
donotto.com.ar
Bus from Bariloche to Esquel
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
donotto.com.ar
Book at
donotto.com.ar
Semi Bed
$12 - $16
Bed
$14 - $19
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Esquel
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
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viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$9 - $14
Bed
$11 - $17

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Aerolíneas Argentinas offers flights from El Calafate Airport to Esquel Airport.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Esquel. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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