El Chaltén/How to get there


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


El Chalten is located at 200 kilometers from El Calafate  airport. El Calafate airport is connected with daily flights from Buenos Aires, Ushuaia and Bariloche, in high season also from and to Trelew (Puerto Madryn).

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Airport Transfer

El Chalten is located at 200 kimoeters from EL Calafate aiport. There is a shuttle service connecting EL chalten and EL calafate aiport with several departures a day, it is recommended to have advanced reservation. 

There are also private transfers from EL Chalten to El Calafate aiport. For these service it is highly recommended to book in advance.


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Private Transfer

There are private transfers  from El Chalten  to Lago del Desierto, rio Electrico, EL Pilar Inn,  EL Calafate city, Perito Moreno glacier, Puerto Natales or Torres del Paine among others. For those services it is highly recommended to book in advance.

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


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El Chalten bus station is located in the center and from here departs and arrive all the local and long-distance buses to the main destinations: Lago del Desierto, EL Pilar Inn, Rio Electrico, El Calafate, Los Antiguos, Perito Moreno, Bariloche. 

Services to Perito Moreno, Los Antiguos, Bariloche through route 40 only available  in high season from mid-November to end february. 

There is no regular direct bus service to Puerto Natales and  Torres del Paine from El Chalten, it's only possible through Puerto Natales. To Chile is highly recommended book with several days in advance.

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Rent a Car

There is not car rental agencies in El Chalten, You have to consider hoire the car in EL Calafate.


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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