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There are 5 ways to get from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus, drive  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Laguna Amarga
  3. Drive from Laguna Amarga to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water)

$4330 - $6780

Cheapest option

Bus, Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
  3. Take the Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$2443 - $3172

3 alternative options

Bus, drive via Punta Arenas  •  13h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to Laguna Amarga
  3. Drive from Laguna Amarga to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water)

$4393 - $7572

Bus  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
  3. Take the bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$2843 - $4572

Drive  •  9h 42m

  1. Drive from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) 634.3 km

$5500 - $8000

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is 120.

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The cheapest way to get from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is to bus and Afternoon Roundtrip to Perito Moreno which costs $30 - $40 and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 9h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water). However, there are services departing from Punta Arenas and arriving at Perito Moreno Glacier via Puerto Natales and El Calafate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 45m.

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The distance between Punta Arenas and Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is 332 km. The road distance is 634.3 km.

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The best way to get from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) without a car is to bus which takes 11h 45m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 13h 6m to get from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water), including transfers.

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Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) bus services, operated by Bus-Sur, depart from Punta Arenas station.

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Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) bus services, operated by Chalten Travel, arrive at Perito Moreno Glacier station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) is 634 km. It takes approximately 9h 42m to drive from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water).

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There are one+ hotels available in Perito Moreno Glacier (Water). Prices start at $7500 ARS per night.

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Map of how to get from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water).
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  • Distance: 332.4 km
  • Duration: 13h 6m

What companies run services between Punta Arenas, Chile and Perito Moreno Glacier (Water), Santa Cruz, Argentina?

You can take a bus from Punta Arenas to Perito Moreno Glacier (Water) via Puerto Natales and El Calafate in around 11h 45m.

Bus operators
Buses Gomez
Buses María José
Phone
+56 (61) 2 410951
Email
busesmariajose@gmail.com
Website
busesmariajose.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to Laguna Amarga
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$843
Schedules at
busesmariajose.com
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to Laguna Amarga
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$550 - $850
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$800 - $1600
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1200 - $2200
Schedules at
bussur.com
JB Patagonia
Phone
+56 061 410242 / 9 85291514
Email
busesjb@hotmail.com
Website
busesjb.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to Laguna Amarga
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$843
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$843
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1792
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Book at
turismozaahj.com
Buses Pacheco
Phone
+56 61 224 2174
Email
info@busespacheco.com
Website
busespacheco.com
Bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$843
Schedules at
busespacheco.com
Chalten Travel
Phone
2962493022
Email
contacto@chaltentravel.com
Website
chaltentravel.com
Bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$800
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
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
5h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1100
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Book at
cootra.com.ar
Always Glaciers
Phone
+541150312868
Email
info@alwaysglaciers.com
Website
alwaysglaciers.com
Bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$500
Schedules at
bookingcalafate.com

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