There are 4 ways to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén by plane, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Ushuaia (USH) to El Calafate (FTE) USH - FTE
  2. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$106 - $394

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Bus  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate Pa / ...
  3. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$69 - $111

2 alternative options

Bus via Punta Arenas  •  21 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
  2. Take the bus from Punta Arenas to El Calafate Pa
  3. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$73 - $95

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Ushuaia to Bahía Azul
  2. Take the car ferry from Bahía Azul to Punta Delgada
  3. Drive from Punta Delgada to El Chaltén

$113 - $165

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén is to bus which costs $2800 - $3800 and takes 21 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén is to fly and bus which costs $4200 - $16000 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ushuaia to El Chaltén. However, there are services departing from Ushuaia and arriving at El Chaltén via Puerto Natales and El Calafate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 12 min.

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The distance between Ushuaia and El Chaltén is 684 km.

The best way to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 12 min and costs $2700 - $4500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén, including transfers.

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Ushuaia to El Chaltén bus services, operated by Bus-Sur, depart from Ushuaia station.

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The quickest flight from Ushuaia Airport to El Calafate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Ushuaia to El Chaltén bus services, operated by Chalten Travel, arrive at El Chaltén station.

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

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There are 85+ hotels available in El Chaltén. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ushuaia to Ushuaia Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $120 - $150.

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Map of how to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén.
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  • Distance: 427.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Ushuaia, Argentina and El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina?

You can take a bus from Ushuaia to El Chaltén via Puerto Natales, Puerto Natales, and El Calafate in around 20 h 12 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Ushuaia to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Ushuaia to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Bus operators
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
+56 61 241 2260
Email
zaahj@entelchile.net
Website
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $35
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from Punta Arenas to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
bussur.com
Cootra Cooperativa de trabajo Río Turbio Ltda
Phone
+56 61 241 2785
Email
contacto@cootra.com.ar
Website
cootra.com.ar
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
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busesbarria.cl
Ferry operators

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