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

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

Drive, bus  •  26 h 11 min

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

$118 - $165

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Ferry, drive  •  38 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Puerto Montt to Puerto Chacabuco
  2. Drive from Puerto Chacabuco to El Chaltén

$175 - $290

Bus, bus to San Carlos de Bariloche, fly to El Calafate  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Municipal De Buses Puerto Montt to Terminal De Buses 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
  4. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$212 - $854

Fly Puerto Montt to Rio Gallegos, bus  •  23 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Montt (PMC) to Rio Gallegos (RGL) PMC - RGL
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
  3. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$273 - $1,029

Fly Puerto Montt to Balmaceda, drive, car ferry, bus  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Montt (PMC) to Balmaceda (BBA) PMC - BBA
  2. Drive from Balmaceda to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez
  3. Take the car ferry from Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez to Chile Chico
  4. Take the bus from Los Antiguos to El Chaltén

$142 - $345

Fly Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales, bus  •  17 h 1 min

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

$464 - $1,702

Fly Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas, bus  •  18 h 31 min

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

$158 - $660

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Montt to El Chaltén is to drive and bus which costs $110 - $170 and takes 26 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Montt to El Chaltén is to bus and fly which costs $210 - $900 and takes 14 h 52 min.

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The distance between Puerto Montt and El Chaltén is 874 km.

It takes approximately 26 h 11 min to get from Puerto Montt to El Chaltén, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Montt to El Chaltén.
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  • Distance: 546.2 miles
  • Duration: 26 h 11 min

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

There is no direct connection from Puerto Montt to El Chaltén. However, you can take the bus to Alerce Andino National Park, take the drive to Lago Puelo, take the bus to El Bolsón, then take the bus to El Chaltén. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Puerto Montt, take the ferry to Puerto Chacabuco, then take the drive to El Chaltén.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Rio Gallegos via Santiago, Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Puerto Montt to Rio Gallegos via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
13 h 1 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Puerto Montt to Rio Gallegos via Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Puerto Montt to Rio Gallegos via Punta Arenas, Mount Pleasant
Ave. Duration
23 h 18 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Puerto Montt to Balmaceda
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 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
Flights from Puerto Montt to Rio Gallegos via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Puerto Montt to Balmaceda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Bus operators
Chalten Travel
Phone
2962493022
Email
contacto@chaltentravel.com
Website
chaltentravel.com
Bus from El Bolsón to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
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 Los Antiguos to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Thae Bus
Website
thaebus.cl
Bus from Terminal Municipal De Buses Puerto Montt to Terminal De Buses Osorno
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
thaebus.cl
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Puerto Montt to Osorno
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Via-Tur
Phone
+56 224508246
Website
viatur.cl
Bus from Puerto Montt to Osorno
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
viatur.cl
Buses TransAustral LTDA
Phone
+56 67 223 2067
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto Montt to Osorno
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Buses Tepual
Phone
232073522
Website
pasajebus.com
Bus from Puerto Montt to Osorno
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
pasajebus.com
Book at
pasajebus.com
Cama
$10
Via Bariloche
Phone
0810-333-7575
Website
viabariloche.com.ar
Bus from Osorno to San Carlos de Bariloche
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
viabariloche.com.ar
Book at
checkout.busplus.com.ar
Standard
$10 - $13
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
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
Caltur
Phone
2902491386
Website
caltur.com.ar
Bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
caltur.com.ar
Bus from Los Antiguos to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
caltur.com.ar
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
$12 - $18
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$13 - $18
Ferry operators
Navimag Ferries
Website
navimag.com
Ferry from Puerto Montt to Puerto Chacabuco
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
navimag.com
Cabin AAA
$137
Cabin BB
$99
Cabin CC
$78
Somarco
Phone
+56 67 224 7400
Website
barcazas.cl
Car ferry from Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez to Chile Chico
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
barcazas.cl

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