There are 4 ways to get from Trelew to El Calafate by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Trelew (REL) to El Calafate (FTE) REL - FTE

$304 - $485

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Bus  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Trelew to Río Gallegos Via Rio Gallegos
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate Via El Calafate

$47 - $93

2 alternative options

Bus via Rawson  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Rawson to Río Gallegos Via Rio Gallegos
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate Via El Calafate

$56 - $105

Drive  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Trelew to El Calafate 787.3 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Trelew to El Calafate is to bus which costs $1700 - $3500 and takes 22 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trelew to El Calafate is to fly which costs $11000 - $19000 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trelew to El Calafate. However, there are services departing from Trelew and arriving at El Calafate via Río Gallegos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 25 min.

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The distance between Trelew and El Calafate is 949 km. The road distance is 1259.7 km.

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The best way to get from Trelew to El Calafate without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 25 min and costs $1700 - $3500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Trelew to El Calafate, including transfers.

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Trelew to El Calafate bus services, operated by Tramat, depart from Trelew station.

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The best way to get from Trelew to El Calafate is to fly which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $11000 - $19000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1700 - $3500 and takes 22 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Trelew Airport to El Calafate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Trelew to El Calafate.
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  • Distance: 593 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Trelew, Argentina and El Calafate, Argentina?

Aerolíneas Argentinas flies from Trelew to El Calafate 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trelew to El Calafate via Río Gallegos in around 22 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Trelew to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $480
Bus operators
Tramat
Phone
0810-122-8907
Email
info@tramatsa.com.ar
Website
tramatweb.com
Bus from Trelew to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$40 - $65
Bed
$55 - $80
Bus from Rawson to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Book at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$45 - $70
Bed
$55 - $85
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from Trelew to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$35 - $55
Bed
$40 - $65
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Trelew to El Calafate is 1260 km. It takes approximately 17 h 46 min to drive from Trelew to El Calafate.

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Aerolíneas Argentinas offers flights from Trelew 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 Trelew to Trelew Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $100 - $130.

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