There are 5 ways to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén by plane, bus, shuttle, 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.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. USH - FTE

$109 - $409

Cheapest option

Bus Taqsa  •  20 h 34 min

$53 - $92

3 alternative options

Bus via Punta Arenas  •  20 h 16 min

  1. Pn

$67 - $222

Bus  •  23 h 10 min

$75 - $135

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 57 min

$113 - $165

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 20 h 34 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Ushuaia to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Bus operators
Turismo Zaahj
Phone
(56) 61-2412260
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
$2 - $35
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Shuttle from Puerto Natales to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2 - $140
Schedules at
turismozaahj.co.cl
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from El Calafate to El Chaltén
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus from Ushuaia to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus from Río Gallegos to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
2nd Class
$15 - $21
1st Class
$15 - $22
Buses Barria
Phone
+56 61 224 0646
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
$40
Schedules at
busesbarria.cl
Buses Pacheco
Website
busespacheco.com
Bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
busespacheco.com
Bus-Sur
Phone
+56 612 614 224
Email
info@bussur.com
Website
bussur.com
Bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
bussur.com
Bus from Punta Arenas to El Calafate
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
bussur.com
Tolkar Turismo
Phone
+54 2901 431408
Email
Info@tolkarturismo.com.ar
Website
tolkarturismo.com.ar
Bus from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tolkarturismo.com.ar
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ushuaia and El Chaltén is 684 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén is to bus which costs $1300 - $2300 and takes 20 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 24 min and costs $2600 - $10000.

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 20 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Ushuaia to El Chaltén, including transfers.