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

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Bus, bus to San Carlos de Bariloche, fly to El Calafate  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Pucón to Osorno
  2. Take the bus from Osorno to San Carlos de Bariloche
  3. Fly from San Carlos de Bariloche (BRC) to El Calafate (FTE) BRC - FTE

$203 - $833

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Bus  •  28 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Pucón to Osorno
  2. Take the bus from Osorno to San Carlos de Bariloche
  3. Take the bus from San Carlos Bariloche to El Calafate

$71 - $104

3 alternative options

Bus to La Araucanía, fly to Puerto Natales, bus  •  26 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Villarrica to Temuco
  2. Fly from La Araucanía (ZCO) to Puerto Natales (PNT) ZCO - PNT
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate

Bus to La Araucanía, fly to Punta Arenas, bus  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Villarrica to Temuco
  2. Fly from La Araucanía (ZCO) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) ZCO - PUQ
  3. Take the bus from Punta Arenas Airport to Puerto Natales
  4. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate

Drive  •  26 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Pucón to El Calafate 1145.9 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Pucón to El Calafate is to bus which costs $70 - $110 and takes 28 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pucón to El Calafate is to bus and fly which costs $200 - $850 and takes 13 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pucón to El Calafate. However, there are services departing from Pucón and arriving at El Calafate via Patricio Lynch / Angúlo, Osorno and San Carlos Bariloche. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 52 min.

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The distance between Pucón and El Calafate is 1230 km. The road distance is 1833.5 km.

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The best way to get from Pucón to El Calafate without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 52 min and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 13 h 6 min to get from Pucón to El Calafate, including transfers.

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Pucón to El Calafate bus services, operated by Jac, depart from Pucón station.

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The quickest flight from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to El Calafate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Pucón to El Calafate bus services, operated by Chalten Travel, arrive at El Calafate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pucón to El Calafate is 1833 km. It takes approximately 26 h 49 min to drive from Pucón to El Calafate.

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  • Distance: 768.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 6 min

What companies run services between Pucón, Chile and El Calafate, Argentina?

You can take a bus from Pucón to El Calafate via Osorno, Patricio Lynch / Angúlo, Los Carrera / Ramón Freire, Osorno, and San Carlos Bariloche in around 28 h 52 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Araucanía to Puerto Natales via Santiago
Ave. Duration
16 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from La Araucanía to Punta Arenas via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from La Araucanía to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from La Araucanía to Punta Arenas via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Bus operators
Buses Villarrica
Phone
+56 8 705 1690
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Villarrica to Temuco
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cootra Cooperativa de trabajo Río Turbio Ltda
Phone
+56 61 241 2785
Email
contacto@cootra.com.ar
Website
cootra.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
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cootra.com.ar
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $25
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Punta Arenas Airport to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl

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Aerolíneas Argentinas offers flights from San Carlos de Bariloche 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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