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There are 5 ways to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén by plane, bus, car or car 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, bus  •  5h 45m

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

$95 - $398

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Bus Taqsa  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Ushuaia to Río Gallegos
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
  3. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén

$61 - $96

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Bus Bus-Sur  •  22h 11m

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

$70 - $115

Bus via Punta Arenas  •  23h 2m

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

$76 - $97

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 57m

  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

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The cheapest way to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén is to bus which costs $2200 - $3500 and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén is to fly and bus which costs $3400 - $15000 and takes 5h 45m.

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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 Río Gallegos and El Calafate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h.

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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 21h and costs $2200 - $3500.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén, including transfers.

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Ushuaia to El Chaltén bus services, operated by Taqsa, depart from Ushuaia station.

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

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Ushuaia to El Chaltén bus services, operated by Caltur, 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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Map of how to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén.
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  • Distance: 427.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Ushuaia to El Chaltén via Río Gallegos and El Calafate in around 21h.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Ushuaia to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Ushuaia to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
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
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $22
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from Ushuaia to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$30 - $45
Semi Bed
$30 - $50
Bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
Bed
$18 - $25
Semi Bed
$16 - $26
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 61 261 4224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
bussur.com
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 263 9157
Email
busesbarria-ghisoni@hotmail.com
Website
busesbarria.cl
Bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
Book at
busesbarria.cl
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
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
cootra.com.ar
Book at
cootra.com.ar
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There are 106+ hotels available in El Chaltén. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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

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