El Calafate/How to get there


El Calafate travel,  how to get there. 
El Calafate airport transfers, private transfers, buses, rent a car


EL Calafate  airport is located 22 kilometers from the city. El Calafate is connected with daily flights from Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Cordoba, Rosario and Bariloche, in high season also from and to Trelew (Puerto Madryn).Next season flights to Punta Arenas, Chile will be available, contact with DAP airlines.




Aerolineas Argentinas



DAP lineas aereas

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Airport Transfer


The aiport is located at 22 kilometers. You can book through travel agencies the airport transfes in and out and they will be waiting you and help you handle your luggage. The taxi (Remis) is the other transfer option from the aiport. For those who wish to go directly to El Chalten from the airport there is a shuttle services, it is recommended to have prior reservation  for availability. 

There are also private transfers to EL Calafate city, Perito Moreno glacier, EL Chalten, Puerto Natales or Torres del Paine among others. For these services it is highly recommended to book in advance.

Passangers travelling to Chile from the airport take note  that the border closes at 20.00 hours, it is recommended to arrive as early as possible.


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Private Transfer

There are private transfers  from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier, El Chalten, Puerto Natales, Punta Arenas, Torres del Paine, Rio Gallegos, Bariloche and Route 40.

Passangers travelling  to Chile, take note  that the border closes at 20.00 hours,  it is recommended travel as early as possible. For those services it is highly recommended to book in advance.


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El Calafate bus station is located in the center and from here departs and arrive all the long-distance buses to the main destinations: El Chalten, Puerto Natales, Ushuaia, Perito Moreno, Los Antiguos, Perito Moreno, Rio Gallegos and  Bariloche.

Services through route 40 only available  in high season from mid-November to end february. There is no regular direct bus service to Torres del Paine from El Calafate, iis only possible through Puerto Natales. To Chile is highly recommended book with several days in advance.

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Rent a Car

Dubrovnik car rental company, leader in the Patagonia, certified by Todocalafate offers a varied range of vehicles: economic, medium, and large pick ups and 4x4 vehicles all with License to cross to Chile. Its possible to pick up  and deliver the vehicle at the airport.


All our vehicles are under a rigorous care and preventive maintenance that is provided daily in our own workshops and mechanics.


Fleet: Chevrolet Classic, Chevrolet Prisma, Renault Duster 4x2, Renault Duster 4x4, Trucker 4x4 chevrolet, S10 4x2 cevrolet, Toyota Hilux 4x4, Toyota Trail Blazer.


Offices in El Calafate, Bariloche, Puerto Madryn, Trelew in city and airport, Comodoro Rivadavia in city and airport, drop off in all Patagonia. Pick up and delivery at airports. 


Next season we opened office in El Calafate airport.


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