There are 4 ways to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate by plane, bus 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

Fly  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Fly from San Carlos de Bariloche (BRC) to El Calafate (FTE) BRC - FTE

$186 - $777

Cheapest option

Marga  •  27 h 53 min

  1. Take the Marga from Bariloche to El Hoyo
  2. Take the Marga from El Hoyo to El Calafate

$70 - $105

2 alternative options

Bus  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from San Carlos Bariloche to El Calafate Via El Calafate

$81 - $111

Drive  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate 936 miles

$160 - $240

What companies run services between San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC), Argentina and El Calafate, Argentina?

Aerolíneas Argentinas flies from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate once daily. Alternatively, Chalten Travel operates a bus from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate 4 times a day. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
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
Bus operators
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Bariloche to El Hoyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$9 - $14
Bus from El Hoyo to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
23 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$60 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) and El Calafate is 1026 km. The road distance is 1498 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate is to bus which costs $1900 - $2800 and takes 20 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate is to fly which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $4500 - $20000.

No, there is no direct bus from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate. However, there are services departing from Bariloche Airport and arriving at El Calafate via San Carlos Bariloche. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate, including transfers.

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