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 51 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

$326 - $539

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

$79 - $143

3 alternative options

Bus, Marga  •  22 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Madryn to Comandante Luis Piedra Buena
  2. Take the bus from Luis Piedrabuena to Gobernador Gregores
  3. Take the bus from Gobernador Gregores to Tres Lagos
  4. Take the Marga from Tres Lagos to El Chaltén

$107 - $181

Bus Tramat  •  24 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Madryn to Luis Piedra Buena
  2. Take the bus from Luis Piedrabuena to Gobernador Gregores
  3. Take the bus from Gobernador Gregores to El Chaltén

$93 - $196

Drive  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén 841 miles

$140 - $210

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 Comandante Luis Piedra Buena, Luis Piedrabuena, Gobernador Gregores, and Tres Lagos in around 22 h 20 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
$4
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
$9 - $14
Schedules at
donotto.com.ar
Book at
donotto.com.ar
Semi Bed
$9 - $12
Bed
$10 - $14
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Comodoro Rivadavia
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
donotto.com.ar
Book at
donotto.com.ar
Semi Bed
$30 - $40
Bed
$35 - $45
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from Gobernador Gregores to Tres Lagos
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from Tres Lagos to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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
$50 - $70
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
$30 - $50
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
$2 - $35
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$15 - $21
1st Class
$15 - $21
Bus from Luis Piedrabuena to Gobernador Gregores
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$14 - $19
1st Class
$14 - $20
Bus from Tres Lagos to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus from Gobernador Gregores to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$19 - $26
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Comandante Luis Piedra Buena
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$55 - $85
Bed
$65 - $100
Bus from Puerto Madryn to Comandante Luis Piedra Buena
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$60 - $85
Bed
$65 - $100
Tramat

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén?

The distance between Puerto Madryn and El Chaltén is 947 km. The road distance is 1346 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén?

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén is to bus which costs $1600 - $2900 and takes 23 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén?

The quickest way to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 51 min and costs $6500 - $11000.

Is there a direct bus between Puerto Madryn and El Chaltén?

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 Luis Piedrabuena, Gobernador Gregores and Tres Lagos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén?

It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Puerto Madryn to El Chaltén, including transfers.