There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén by bus, plane 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

Bus, fly  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Madryn to Trelew
  2. Fly from Trelew (REL) to El Calafate (FTE) REL - FTE
  3. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$323 - $521

Cheapest option

Bus via Comodoro Rivadavia  •  23 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Madryn to Comodoro Rivadavia
  2. Take the bus from Comodoro Rivadavia to Perito Moreno
  3. Take the bus from Perito Moreno to El Chaltén

$62 - $99

3 alternative options

Bus Tramat  •  25 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Madryn to Puerto Santa Cruz
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Santa Cruz to Gobernador Gregores
  3. Take the bus from Gobernador Gregores to El Chaltén

$79 - $139

Bus Tramat #2  •  27 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Madryn to Río Gallegos
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
  3. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$81 - $152

Drive  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén 841 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén is to bus which costs $1800 - $3000 and takes 23 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén is to bus and fly which costs $9500 - $16000 and takes 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Puerto Madryn and El Chaltén is 947 km. The road distance is 1345.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén. However, there are services departing from Puerto Madryn and arriving at El Chaltén via Comodoro Rivadavia and Perito Moreno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 26 min.

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The nearest airport to El Chaltén is El Calafate (FTE) Airport which is 121.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Balmaceda (BBA) (390.2 km), Punta Arenas (PUQ) (432.5 km), Comodoro Rivadavia (CRD) (565.5 km) and Puerto Montt (PMC) (878.1 km).

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Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén bus services, operated by Don Otto, arrive at Comodoro Rivadavia station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén.
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  • Distance: 591.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Puerto Madryn, Argentina and El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina?

You can take a bus from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén via Comodoro Rivadavia, Perito Moreno, and Perito Moreno in around 23 h 26 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Trelew to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $480
Bus operators
28 de Julio
Phone
+54- 0280- 4472056
Website
terminalmadryn.com
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Trelew
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
lafundacion.edu.ar
Book at
terminalmadryn.com
Don Otto
Phone
+54(0299)443-6876
Website
donotto.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Trelew
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
donotto.com.ar
Book at
donotto.com.ar
Semi Bed
$6 - $8
Bed
$7 - $9
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Comodoro Rivadavia
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
donotto.com.ar
Book at
donotto.com.ar
Semi Bed
$21 - $26
Bed
$24 - $35
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Trelew
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$2 - $4
Bed
$3 - $5
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Comodoro Rivadavia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$17 - $25
Bed
$20 - $29
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$50 - $75
Bed
$60 - $90
Chalten Travel
Phone
2962493022
Email
contacto@chaltentravel.com
Website
chaltentravel.com
Bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from Perito Moreno to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from Gobernador Gregores to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
(56) 61-2412260
Email
ZAAHJ@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $35
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Tramat
Phone
0810-122-8907
Email
info@tramatsa.com.ar
Website
tramatweb.com
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Puerto Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Book at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$45 - $75
Bed
$60 - $90
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Book at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$60 - $90
Bed
$80 - $110
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Santa Cruz to Gobernador Gregores
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$13 - $18

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