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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 56 min

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

$394 - $867

Cheapest option

Bus Viatac  •  2 days 19 h

  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

$126 - $304

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 days 9 h

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

$148 - $227

Bus via Santa Fe  •  2 days 14 h

  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

$153 - $247

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate 2407.6 miles

$410 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate is to bus which costs $5500 - $9000 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate is to fly which costs $15000 - $34000 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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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 9 h and costs $5500 - $9000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate is to fly which takes 6 h 56 min and costs $15000 - $34000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5500 - $9000 and takes 2 days 9 h.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Iguazu Airport to El Calafate Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Iguazu Falls to El Calafate.
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  • Distance: 1961.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

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

Aerolíneas Argentinas, Andes Líneas Aéreas and LATAM Chile 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, Retiro, Bariloche, and San Carlos Bariloche in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Rosario
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Iguazu to El Calafate via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Bus operators
Expresso Singer
Phone
0800-777-3772
Email
contacto@expresosinger.com.ar
Website
expresosinger.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Iguazú to Retiro
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
expresosinger.com.ar
Book at
expresosinger.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Iguazú to Santa Fe
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
expresosinger.com.ar
Book at
expresosinger.com.ar
Crucero Del Norte
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Bariloche
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$35 - $50
Suite
$50 - $65
Cama
$45 - $60
Bus from Puerto Iguazú to Cordoba
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$30 - $45
Suite
$45 - $55
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
26 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$50 - $75
Executive
$65 - $75
Suite
$75 - $90
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Córdoba to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
36 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$80 - $120
Bed
$95 - $140
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$10 - $14

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