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There are 5 ways to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Iguazu (IGR) to El Calafate (FTE) IGR - FTE

$392 - $866

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Bus Tramat  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Iguazú to Cordoba
  2. Take the bus from Córdoba to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

$132 - $286

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Bus Viatac  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Iguazú to Córdoba
  2. Take the bus from Córdoba to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

$147 - $336

Bus via San Carlos Bariloche  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Iguazú to Santa Fe
  2. Take the bus from Santa Fe to Bariloche
  3. Take the bus from San Carlos Bariloche to El Calafate

$163 - $290

Drive  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate 2407.6 miles

$410 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate is to bus which costs $4800 - $11000 and takes 2 days 22h.

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The quickest way to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate is to fly which costs $14000 - $32000 and takes 6h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate. However, there are services departing from Iguazu Falls and arriving at El Calafate via Puerto Iguazú, Córdoba and Río Gallegos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14h.

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The distance between Iguazu Falls and El Calafate is 3138 km. The road distance is 3852.1 km.

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The best way to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 14h and costs $5000 - $13000.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate, including transfers.

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Iguazu Falls to El Calafate bus services, operated by Expresso Singer, depart from Puerto Iguazú station.

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The best way to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate is to fly which takes 6h 31m and costs $14000 - $32000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5000 - $13000 and takes 2 days 14h.

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There is no direct flight from Iguazu Airport to El Calafate Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 5m and has one stopover.

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Iguazu Falls to El Calafate bus services, operated by Taqsa, arrive at El Calafate station.

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Map of how to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate.
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  • Distance: 1961.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Iguazu Falls, Argentina and El Calafate, Argentina?

Aerolíneas Argentinas, LATAM Chile and Norwegian Air Argentina fly from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate via Puerto Iguazú, Córdoba, Córdoba, and Río Gallegos in around 2 days 14h.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Cordoba, Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Bus operators
Expresso Singer
Phone
0800-777-3772
Email
contacto@expresosinger.com.ar
Website
expresosinger.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Iguazú to Córdoba
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
expresosinger.com.ar
Book at
expresosinger.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Iguazú to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
expresosinger.com.ar
Book at
expresosinger.com.ar
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Córdoba to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
36h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$85 - $120
Bed
$95 - $150
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$18 - $25
Semi Bed
$16 - $26
Crucero Del Norte
Phone
+54 810 777 2725
Email
info@crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Iguazú to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$27 - $40
Suite
$40 - $50
Cama
$30 - $45
Bus from Puerto Iguazú to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$30 - $50
Suite
$50 - $60
Cama
$40 - $55
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Santa Fe to Bariloche
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$85 - $130
Suite
$110 - $140
Bed
$110 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between Iguazu Falls to El Calafate is 3852 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate.

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

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There are 196+ hotels available in El Calafate. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iguazu Falls to Iguazu Airport is to taxi which takes 12m and costs $400 - $480.

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