Travel from Santiago to El-Chaltén

Bus from Santiago to El Chaltén

Transantiago operates a bus from Santiago to El Chaltén every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 16 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Santiago to El Chaltén

From Santiago shuttle to Santiago airport, fly to El Calafate airport, taxi to El Calafate, then bus to El Chaltén. 12 h 40 min $532. From Santiago shuttle to Santiago airport, fly to Puerto Natales airport, taxi to Puerto Natales, bus to El Calafate, then bus to El Chaltén. 12 h 57 min $457. From Santiago shuttle to Santiago airport, fly to Balmaceda airport, drive to Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez, car ferry to Chile Chico, drive to Los Antiguos, then Marga to El Chaltén. 20 h 16 min $246. From Santiago shuttle to Santiago airport, fly to Punta Arenas airport, bus to Puerto Natales, walk to Puerto Natales, bus to El Calafate, then bus to El Chaltén. 16 h 51 min $402. From Santiago shuttle to Santiago airport, fly to Rio Gallegos airport, taxi to Río Gallegos, bus to El Calafate, then bus to El Chaltén. 16 h 39 min $540. From Estación Central - Alameda train to Talca, bus to Osorno, bus to Futaleufú, drive to Esquel, then Marga to El Chaltén. 36 h 56 min $205. From PA448 - Avenida Matta Esq. / San Diego line 510 night bus to Santiago, bus to Osorno, bus to Bariloche, then Marga to El Chaltén. 42 h 6 min $172. From Santiago bus to Bariloche then Marga to El Chaltén. 43 h 45 min $191. From Santiago drive to El Chaltén. 33 h 27 min $344.
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    Santiago to El Chaltén:

    1. Trip:
      1 Fly to El Calafate, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $227 - $1,185
      • Duration: 12 h 40 min
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        1 Fly to El Calafate, bus
        • One-Way approx: USD $227 - $1,185
        • Duration: 12 h 40 min
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      2 Fly to Puerto Natales, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $133 - $1,030
      • Duration: 12 h 57 min
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        2 Fly to Puerto Natales, bus
        • One-Way approx: USD $133 - $1,030
        • Duration: 12 h 57 min
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      3 Fly to Balmaceda, drive, car ferry, Marga
      • One-Way approx: USD $131 - $378
      • Duration: 20 h 16 min
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        3 Fly to Balmaceda, drive, car ferry, Marga
        • One-Way approx: USD $131 - $378
        • Duration: 20 h 16 min
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      4 Fly to Punta Arenas, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $105 - $705
      • Duration: 16 h 51 min
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        4 Fly to Punta Arenas, bus
        • One-Way approx: USD $105 - $705
        • Duration: 16 h 51 min
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      5 Fly to Rio Gallegos, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $278 - $1,027
      • Duration: 16 h 39 min
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        5 Fly to Rio Gallegos, bus
        • One-Way approx: USD $278 - $1,027
        • Duration: 16 h 39 min
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      6 Train, bus, drive, Marga
      • One-Way approx: USD $176 - $249
      • Duration: 36 h 56 min
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        6 Train, bus, drive, Marga
        • One-Way approx: USD $176 - $249
        • Duration: 36 h 56 min
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      7 Bus, Marga via Osorno
      • One-Way approx: USD $109 - $193
      • Duration: 42 h 6 min
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        7 Bus, Marga via Osorno
        • One-Way approx: USD $109 - $193
        • Duration: 42 h 6 min
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      8 Bus, Marga
      • One-Way approx: USD $132 - $238
      • Duration: 43 h 45 min
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        8 Bus, Marga
        • One-Way approx: USD $132 - $238
        • Duration: 43 h 45 min
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      9 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $280 - $410
      • Duration: 33 h 27 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $280 - $410
        • Duration: 33 h 27 min
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