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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  •  18 h 30 min

  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  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Drive from El Chaltén to Esquel 737.8 miles

$120 - $190

Bus, fly to Esquel  •  21 h 36 min

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

$393 - $1,034

Bus, fly to San Carlos de Bariloche  •  12 h 46 min

  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 - $842

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

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The quickest way to get from El Chaltén to Esquel is to bus and fly which costs $7000 - $31000 and takes 12 h 46 min.

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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 18 h 30 min.

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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 18 h 30 min and costs $1800 - $3300.

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It takes approximately 18 h 30 min 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 16 h 55 min 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 17 h 49 min to drive from El Chaltén to Esquel.

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

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 18 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via Trelew, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via Ushuaia, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
24 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from El Calafate to Esquel via San Carlos de Bariloche, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from El Calafate to San Carlos de Bariloche
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
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
10 h
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
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
caltur.com.ar
Bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
caltur.com.ar
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $35
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Bariloche to Esquel
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$10 - $15
Don Otto
Phone
+54(0299)443-6876
Website
donotto.com.ar
Bus from Bariloche to Esquel
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
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
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
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 73+ hotels available in Esquel. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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