There are 7 ways to get from Puerto Montt to El Calafate by bus, plane, shuttle, car or ferry

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 to San Carlos de Bariloche, fly to El Calafate  •  10 h 48 min

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

$192 - $832

Cheapest option

Bus, Marga  •  34 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Montt to Bariloche
  2. Take the Marga from Bariloche to El Hoyo
  3. Take the Marga from El Hoyo to El Calafate

$78 - $120

5 alternative options

Fly Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales, bus  •  20 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Montt (PMC) to Puerto Natales (PNT) PMC - PNT
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate

$450 - $1,680

Fly Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas, bus  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Montt (PMC) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) PMC - PUQ
  2. Take the bus from Punta Arenas Airport to Puerto Natales
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate

$144 - $638

Drive, bus  •  27 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Alerce Andino National Park to Lago Puelo
  2. Take the bus from El Bolsón to El Calafate Via El Calafate

$103 - $175

Ferry, bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the ferry from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate Pa / ...

$600 - $1,085

Drive  •  26 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Montt to El Calafate 1126.4 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Montt to El Calafate is to bus and Marga which costs $75 - $120 and takes 34 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Montt to El Calafate is to bus and fly which takes 10 h 48 min and costs $190 - $850.

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The distance between Puerto Montt and El Calafate is 988 km. The road distance is 1802 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to get from Puerto Montt to El Calafate, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Montt to El Calafate. However, there are services departing from Puerto Montt and arriving at El Calafate via Bariloche and El Hoyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 45 min.

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Montt to El Calafate via Bariloche and El Hoyo in around 34 h 45 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales via Santiago
Ave. Duration
15 h 21 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales via Punta Arenas, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21 h 36 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
Flights from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Bus operators
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
(56) 61-2412260
Email
ZAAHJ@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Shuttle from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1 - $140
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from El Bolsón to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$45 - $65
Bus from Bariloche to El Hoyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$8 - $12
Bus from El Hoyo to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
23 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$55 - $80
Andesmar
Phone
1-786-2337639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Puerto Montt to Bariloche
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Executive
$17 - $24
Suite
$25 - $28
Via Bariloche
Phone
0810-333-7575
Website
viabariloche.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Montt to San Carlos de Bariloche
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
viabariloche.com.ar
Book at
checkout.busplus.com.ar
Standard
$15 - $19
Cootra Cooperativa de trabajo Río Turbio Ltda
Phone
+56 6 141 2785
Email
contacto@cootra.com.ar
Website
cootra.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Ferry operators
Navimag Ferries
Website
navimag.com
Ferry from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Schedules at
navimag.com
Cabin AAA
$1,050
Cabin BB
$690
Cabin CC
$585

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