There are 6 ways to get from Sucre to El Calafate by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to El Calafate  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Sucre (SRE) to El Calafate (FTE) SRE - FTE

$245 - $868

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Bus Viatac  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Sucre to Villazón
  2. Take the bus from La Quiaca to San Salvador de Jujuy
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Río Gallegos
  4. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

$143 - $303

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Fly to Puerto Natales, bus  •  26 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Sucre (SRE) to Puerto Natales (PNT) SRE - PNT
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate

$338 - $1,361

Bus Tramat  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Sucre to Tarija
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to Salta
  3. Take the bus from Salta to Metán
  4. Take the bus from San José de Metán to Río Gallegos
  5. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

$179 - $329

Bus via Esquel  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Sucre to Villazón
  2. Take the bus from La Quiaca to San Salvador de Jujuy
  3. Take the bus from San salvador de Jujuy to Esquel
  4. Take the bus from Esquel to El Calafate

$163 - $263

Drive  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Drive from Sucre to El Calafate 2819.1 miles

$480 - $750

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The cheapest way to get from Sucre to El Calafate is to bus which costs $160 - $270 and takes 3 days 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sucre to El Calafate is to fly which costs $240 - $900 and takes 15 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sucre to El Calafate. However, there are services departing from Sucre and arriving at El Calafate via La Quiaca, San Salvador de Jujuy and Río Gallegos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0 h.

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The distance between Sucre and El Calafate is 3536 km. The road distance is 4510.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sucre to El Calafate without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 0 h and costs $140 - $310.

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It takes approximately 15 h 34 min to get from Sucre to El Calafate, including transfers.

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Sucre to El Calafate bus services, operated by Trans 6 de Octubre, depart from Sucre station.

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The best way to get from Sucre to El Calafate is to fly which takes 15 h 34 min and costs $240 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $310 and takes 3 days 0 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sucre Airport to El Calafate Airport. The quickest flight takes 21 h 10 min and has two stopovers.

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Sucre to El Calafate bus services, operated by Taqsa, arrive at El Calafate station.

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Map of how to get from Sucre to El Calafate.
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  • Distance: 2209.8 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 34 min

What companies run services between Sucre, Bolivia and El Calafate, Argentina?

Amaszonas, Aerolíneas Argentinas and three other airlines fly from Sucre to El Calafate every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sucre to El Calafate via Villazón, La Quiaca, San Salvador de Jujuy, and Río Gallegos in around 3 days 0 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sucre to El Calafate via Santa Cruz, Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
15 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Sucre to Puerto Natales via Santa Cruz, Iquique, Santiago
Ave. Duration
27 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Sucre to Puerto Natales via Cochabamba, La Paz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
30 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Sucre to Puerto Natales via Santa Cruz, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Sucre to Puerto Natales via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Sucre to Puerto Natales via Santa Cruz, Panama City, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Sucre to Puerto Natales via Santa Cruz, Santiago
Ave. Duration
42 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Sucre to El Calafate via Santa Cruz, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Sucre to El Calafate via Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Sucre to El Calafate via La Paz, Santa Cruz, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Sucre to El Calafate via Santa Cruz, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Trelew
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Sucre to El Calafate via Santa Cruz, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, San Carlos de Bariloche
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Sucre to El Calafate via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Bus operators
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Shuttle from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $140
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Sucre to Villazón
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
El Quiaqueño
Phone
+54 (0388) 4280041 / 4281161
Email
elquiaqueosrl@yahoo.com.ar
Website
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Bus from La Quiaca to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from La Quiaca to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$8 - $12
Executive
$10 - $12
Suite
$12 - $14
Bus from Salta to Metán
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$4 - $7
Executive
$5 - $7
Suite
$6 - $8
Balut
Phone
+54 0810-888-2258
Email
info@baluthermanos.com.ar
Website
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from La Quiaca to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Semi Cama
$6 - $11
Suite
$11 - $13
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$110 - $160
Bed
$130 - $190
Bus from San salvador de Jujuy to Esquel
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$90 - $130
Bed
$100 - $150
Tramat
Phone
0810-122-8907
Email
info@tramatsa.com.ar
Website
tramatweb.com
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Book at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$130 - $200
Bed
$170 - $250
Bus from Salta to Metán
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$5 - $9
Bed
$7 - $11
Bus from San José de Metán to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Book at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$120 - $190
Bed
$160 - $240
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 - $14
1st Class
$10 - $15
Transporte Andes Bus
Phone
(+591)- 46641125, (+591)- 46460751
Website
andesbus.com
Bus from Sucre to Tarija
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Emperador
Phone
+591 68660423
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Tarija
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
busesbolivia.wordpress.com
Dragon Rojo
Phone
+591 4 6665014 / 7 7176580
Website
transportedragonrojo.com
Bus from Tarija to Salta
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Salta
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
facebook.com
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El Calafate is 1 h ahead of Sucre. It is currently 10:57 AM in Sucre and 11:57 AM in El Calafate.

Yes, the driving distance between Sucre to El Calafate is 4511 km. It takes approximately 2 days 8 h to drive from Sucre to El Calafate.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile, Amaszonas and two other airlines offer flights from Sucre Airport to El Calafate Airport.

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There are 170+ hotels available in El Calafate. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sucre to Sucre Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $13 - $17.

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