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

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Bus Bus-Sur  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from El Chaltén to El Calafate Via El Calafate / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to Punta Arenas Calafate

$38 - $59

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Bus via Puerto Natales  •  13 h 11 min

  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 Pn

$42 - $48

Drive  •  11 h

  1. Drive from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas 442.3 miles

$70 - $110

Bus, fly  •  15 h 1 min

  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

$144 - $434

Questions & Answers

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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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 12 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 30 min 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 1 h 17 min.

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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 11 h to drive from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas.

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

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There are 173+ hotels available in Punta Arenas. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from El Chaltén to Punta Arenas.
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  • Distance: 279.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 30 min

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 in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from El Calafate to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from El Calafate to Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday
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
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $35
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from El Calafate to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
bussur.com
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
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
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busesbarria.cl

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