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There are 3 ways to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 4m

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

$185 - $776

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Bus  •  20h 35m

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

$51 - $76

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Drive  •  22h 4m

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

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate is to bus which costs $1800 - $2800 and takes 20h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate is to fly which costs $6500 - $29000 and takes 2h 4m.

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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 20h 35m.

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The distance between San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) and El Calafate is 1026 km. The road distance is 1497.6 km.

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The best way to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate without a car is to bus which takes 20h 35m and costs $1800 - $2800.

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

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San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate bus services, operated by Chalten Travel, depart from San Carlos Bariloche station.

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The best way to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate is to fly which takes 2h 4m and costs $6500 - $29000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1800 - $2800 and takes 20h 35m.

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The quickest flight from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to El Calafate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate bus services, operated by Chalten Travel, arrive at El Calafate station.

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Map of how to get from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate.
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  • Distance: 641 miles
  • Duration: 2h 4m

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 twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 19h 15m.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
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Yes, the driving distance between San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate is 1498 km. It takes approximately 22h 4m to drive from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (BRC) to El Calafate.

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Aerolíneas Argentinas offers flights from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to El Calafate Airport.

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There are 196+ hotels available in El Calafate. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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