There are 8 ways to get from Santiago to Perito Moreno Glacier by plane, shuttle, bus, train or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Santiago to El Calafate, bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to El Calafate (FTE) SCL - FTE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$223 - $1,146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  41 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Bariloche
  2. Take the bus from San Carlos Bariloche to El Calafate
  3. Take the bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$89 - $152

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Bus to Mendoza, fly to El Calafate, bus  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago Sur to Mendoza
  2. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to El Calafate (FTE) MDZ - FTE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$276 - $859

Fly Santiago to Rio Gallegos, bus  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Rio Gallegos (RGL) SCL - RGL
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
  3. Take a shuttle bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

$264 - $961

Fly Santiago to Puerto Natales, bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Puerto Natales (PNT) SCL - PNT
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Natales to Perito Moreno Glacier

$124 - $986

Fly Santiago to Punta Arenas, bus  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Punta Arenas (PUQ) SCL - PUQ
  2. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Natales to Perito Moreno Glacier

$98 - $663

Train, bus, travel  •  38 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
  2. Take the bus from Chillán to Osorno
  3. Take the bus from Osorno to San Carlos de Bariloche
  4. Take the bus from San Carlos Bariloche to El Calafate
  5. Travel from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier

Bus, ferry  •  4 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
  2. Take the ferry from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales
  3. Take the ferry from Puerto Natales to Fiordo Calvo

$823 - $3,841

Questions & Answers

The distance between Santiago and Perito Moreno Glacier is 1906 km.

The best way to get from Santiago to Perito Moreno Glacier without a car is to train and bus and travel which takes 38 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 29 min to get from Santiago to Perito Moreno Glacier, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santiago Airport to El Calafate Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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LATAM Chile and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from Santiago Airport to El Calafate Airport.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Santiago Airport is to Colectivo which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Perito Moreno Glacier.
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  • Distance: 1191 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 29 min

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Perito Moreno Glacier, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina?

You can take a bus from Santiago to Perito Moreno Glacier via Bariloche, San Carlos Bariloche, El Calafate, and Perito Moreno Glacier in around 41 h 54 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Mendoza to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Rio Gallegos via Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Santiago to Rio Gallegos via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago to Rio Gallegos via Punta Arenas, Mount Pleasant
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago to Rio Gallegos via Mendoza, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Santiago to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santiago to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Santiago to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Santiago to El Calafate via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Mendoza to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Mendoza to El Calafate via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Mendoza to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Mendoza to El Calafate via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Mendoza to El Calafate via Cordoba, Ushuaia
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Santiago to Rio Gallegos via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas via Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Tren Central
Phone
+56 22 585 5000
Email
contacto@trencentral.cl
Website
trencentral.cl
Train from Estación Central - Alameda to Chillan
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
trencentral.cl
Salon
$17
Preferente
$33
Bus operators
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Shuttle from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Shuttle from Puerto Natales to Perito Moreno Glacier
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $140
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$10 - $15
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Chillán to Osorno
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$12 - $25
Premium
$28 - $40
1st Class
$29 - $45
Chalten Travel
Phone
2962493022
Email
contacto@chaltentravel.com
Website
chaltentravel.com
Bus from San Carlos Bariloche to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Bus from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
chaltentravel.com
Book at
chaltentravel.com
Andesmar
E.T.M.
Phone
+56 65 229 0100
Email
contacto@busesetm.cl
Website
etm.cl
Bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
etm.cl
Thae Bus
Website
thaebus.cl
Bus from Santiago - Terminal Sur to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
thaebus.cl
Buses Fierro
Website
busesfierro.cl
Bus from Santiago to Puerto Montt
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
busesfierro.cl
Ferry operators
Navimag Ferries
Website
navimag.com
Ferry from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
2 days 14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Schedules at
navimag.com
Cabin AAA
$1,050
Cabin BB
$690
Cabin CC
$585
Skorpios
Phone
+56 22 477 1900
Email
skoinfo@skorpios.cl
Website
skorpios.cl
Ferry from Puerto Natales to Fiordo Calvo
Ave. Duration
25 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$250 - $2,700
Schedules at
skorpios.cl
SINGLE
$2,700
DOUBLE
$2,000
SUITE
$250

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