There are 7 ways to get from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate by bus, taxi, car or plane

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 Tramat  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Deseado to Jaramillo
  2. Take the bus from Fitz Roy to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

$33 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Deseado to Caleta Olivia
  2. Take the bus from Caleta Olivia to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

$28 - $72

5 alternative options

Bus Chalten Travel  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Deseado to Caleta Olivia
  2. Take the bus from Caleta Olivia to Los Antiguos
  3. Take the bus from Los Antiguos to El Calafate

$40 - $64

Bus #2  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Deseado to Caleta Olivia
  2. Take the bus from Caleta Olivia to Río Gallegos
  3. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

$36 - $72

Taxi  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate 471.9 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate 471.9 miles

$80 - $120

Bus, fly  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Deseado to Caleta Olivia
  2. Take the bus from Caleta Olivia to Comodoro Rivadavia
  3. Fly from Comodoro Rivadavia (CRD) to El Calafate (FTE) CRD - FTE

$316 - $867

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate is to bus which costs $1000 - $2800 and takes 18 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate is to taxi which costs $1600 - $2000 and takes 11 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate. However, there are services departing from Puerto Deseado and arriving at El Calafate via Caleta Olivia and Río Gallegos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 20 min.

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The distance between Puerto Deseado and El Calafate is 545 km. The road distance is 755 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 36 min and costs $1200 - $2600.

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It takes approximately 17 h 36 min to get from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate, including transfers.

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Puerto Deseado to El Calafate bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Trabajo Transportes la Union LTAD, depart from Puerto Deseado station.

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There is no direct flight from Comodoro Rivadavia Airport to El Calafate Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate.
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  • Distance: 340.9 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 36 min

What companies run services between Puerto Deseado, Argentina and El Calafate, Argentina?

You can take a bus from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate via Jaramillo, Fitz Roy, and Río Gallegos in around 17 h 36 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Comodoro Rivadavia to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Comodoro Rivadavia to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Trelew
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Comodoro Rivadavia to El Calafate via Neuquen, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Comodoro Rivadavia to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Bus operators
Cooperativa Sportman
Phone
+54 297 499 1930
Email
administracion@coopsportman.com
Website
coopsportman.com
Bus from Puerto Deseado to Jaramillo
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
coopsportman.com
Book at
ticketonline.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Deseado to Caleta Olivia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
coopsportman.com
Book at
ticketonline.com.ar
Bus from Caleta Olivia to Los Antiguos
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
coopsportman.com
Book at
ticketonline.com.ar
Bus from Caleta Olivia to Comodoro Rivadavia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
coopsportman.com
Book at
ticketonline.com.ar
Tramat
Phone
0810-122-8907
Email
info@tramatsa.com.ar
Website
tramatweb.com
Bus from Fitz Roy to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$22 - $35
Bed
$30 - $45
Bus from Caleta Olivia to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$25 - $40
Bed
$30 - $50
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Fitz Roy to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$17 - $25
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
Bus from Caleta Olivia to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$19 - $27
Bus from Caleta Olivia to Los Antiguos
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$11 - $16
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Fitz Roy to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Executive
$20 - $29
Suite
$29 - $33
Cooperativa de Trabajo Transportes la Union LTAD
Phone
(0297) 485 - 1134
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Deseado to Caleta Olivia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Caleta Olivia to Comodoro Rivadavia
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
facebook.com
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Caleta Olivia to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$22 - $30
Bed
$25 - $40
Don Otto
Phone
+54(0299)443-6876
Website
donotto.com.ar
Bus from Caleta Olivia to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
donotto.com.ar
Book at
donotto.com.ar
Semi Bed
$26 - $35
Bed
$30 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Puerto Deseado to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
La Nueva Ria
Phone
+54 2974 870-776
Website
argentino.com.ar
Remises del Sur las 24 Hs
Phone
+54 2974 872-983
Website
paginasamarillas.com.ar

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