There are 3 ways to get from Puerto Natales to El Calafate by bus, car or shuttle

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Bus Bus-Sur  •  4 h 25 min

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

$14 - $30

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Bus Turismo Zaahj  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate

$1 - $140

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Natales to El Calafate 167.6 miles

$27 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puerto Natales and arriving at El Calafate. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Puerto Natales and El Calafate is 156 km. The road distance is 268.2 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Natales to El Calafate without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate takes 4 h 25 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Puerto Natales to El Calafate bus services, operated by Bus-Sur, depart from Puerto Natales station.

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Puerto Natales to El Calafate bus services, operated by Bus-Sur, arrive at El Calafate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Natales to El Calafate is 268 km. It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to drive from Puerto Natales to El Calafate.

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There are 173+ hotels available in El Calafate. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Natales to El Calafate.
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  • Distance: 97.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

Bus-Sur operates a bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. Cootra Cooperativa de trabajo Río Turbio Ltda also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
Cootra Cooperativa de trabajo Río Turbio Ltda
Phone
+56 61 241 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
$17
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
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

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