There are 6 ways to get from Pucón to El Calafate by bus, plane, shuttle 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.

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Bus, bus to San Carlos de Bariloche, fly to El Calafate  •  12 h 56 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

$202 - $832

Cheapest option

Bus via Los Carrera / Ramón Freire  •  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

$70 - $99

4 alternative options

Bus to La Araucanía, fly to Puerto Natales, bus  •  25 h 35 min

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

$360 - $1,551

Bus to Chapelco, fly to Rio Gallegos, bus  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Pucón to Junín de los Andes
  2. Fly from Chapelco (CPC) to Rio Gallegos (RGL) CPC - RGL
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

$568 - $1,525

Bus  •  29 h 10 min

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

$81 - $104

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 - $100 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 12 h 56 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 - $100.

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It takes approximately 12 h 56 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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El Calafate is 1 h ahead of Pucón. It is currently 2:06 AM in Pucón and 2:06 AM in El Calafate.

Map of how to get from Pucón to El Calafate.
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  • Distance: 768.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 56 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, San Carlos de Bariloche, and San Carlos Bariloche in around 28 h 52 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Chapelco to Rio Gallegos via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Araucanía to Puerto Natales via Santiago
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Bus operators
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Pucón to Temuco
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Shuttle from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $140
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Igillaima
Phone
+56 (45) 240 7777
Email
contacto@igillaima.cl
Website
igillaima.cl
Bus from Pucón to Junín de los Andes
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
igillaima.cl
Bus from Pucón to San Martín de los Andes
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
igillaima.cl
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
San Martin SRL
Phone
+56 63 225 - 1062
Bus from Pucón to San Martín de los Andes
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Empresa Ko Ko
Website
empresakoko.com.ar
Bus from San Martín de los Andes to Bariloche
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
empresakoko.com.ar
Book at
empresakoko.com.ar

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