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There are 6 ways to get from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas

$27 - $76

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Bus via La Esperanza  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to La Esperanza
  3. Take the bus from La Esperanza to Puerto Natales
  4. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas

$48 - $92

Bus via El Calafate  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas

$28 - $81

Bus via La Esperanza #2  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to La Esperanza
  3. Take the bus from La Esperanza to Puerto Natales
  4. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas Pn

$59 - $75

Drive  •  11h

  1. Drive from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas 442.3 miles

$70 - $110

Bus, fly  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
  2. Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Ushuaia (USH) FTE - USH
  3. Take the bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

$143 - $436

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The cheapest way to get from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas is to bus which costs $1000 - $3000 and takes 13h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas is to drive which costs $2600 - $3900 and takes 11h.

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No, there is no direct bus from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas. However, there are services departing from El Chaltén and arriving at Punta Arenas via El Calafate and Puerto Natales. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 8m.

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The distance between El Chaltén and Punta Arenas is 447 km. The road distance is 707.6 km.

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The best way to get from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas without a car is to bus which takes 13h 8m and costs $1000 - $2800.

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It takes approximately 13h 8m to get from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from El Calafate Airport to Ushuaia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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El Chaltén to Punta Arenas bus services, operated by Bus-Sur, arrive at Punta Arenas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Chaltén to Punta Arenas is 708 km. It takes approximately 11h to drive from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas.

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  • Distance: 279.4 miles
  • Duration: 13h 8m

What companies run services between El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina and Punta Arenas, Chile?

You can take a bus from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas via El Calafate and Puerto Natales in around 13h 8m.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from El Calafate to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from El Calafate to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Bus operators
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $22
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $25
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $12
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Book at
cootra.com.ar
Bus from La Esperanza to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Book at
cootra.com.ar
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
bussur.com
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from El Calafate to La Esperanza
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$11 - $16
Semi Bed
$9 - $15
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
Book at
busesbarria.cl

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LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from El Calafate Airport to Ushuaia Airport.

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