How to travel from Córdoba to El Chaltén, Argentina

The distance between Córdoba and El Chaltén is around 2,453km (1,524 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 7h 10m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Córdoba to El Chaltén by plane, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out El ChalténCórdoba if you're planning a return trip.

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Plane and Bus

Fly from Cordoba (COR) to El Calafate (FTE) then take the bus to El Chaltén.

  • Duration7h 10m
  • Flight time3h 20m
  • Typical cost
    ARS 41,515($325)
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Bus

Take the bus to Comandante Luis Piedra Buena then Gobernador Gregores and then to El Chaltén.

  • Duration1 day 16h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 12,735($100)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

2 similiar routes

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Drive

Drive to El Chaltén.

  • Duration1 day 10h
  • Distance2,684km (1,668 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Córdoba and El Chaltén

There are several options for getting from Córdoba to El Chaltén by plane, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 10,315 ($81) and will take around 1 day 18h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 7h 10m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 41,515 ($325).

The distance between Córdoba and El Chaltén is around 2,453km (1,524 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,120km (1,318 miles)

It takes around 7h 10m to get from Córdoba and El Chaltén by plane and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 10h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Córdoba to El Chaltén is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 7h 10m and will set you back approx ARS 41,515 ($325).

The cheapest way to travel between Córdoba and El Chaltén, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 10,315 ($81) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Córdoba and El Chaltén. We recommend that you fly from Cordoba (COR) to El Calafate (FTE) then take the bus to El Chaltén. instead which will take 7h 10m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Córdoba and El Chaltén. It typically takes around 1 day 16h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Córdoba to El Chaltén. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Comandante Luis Piedra Buena and Gobernador Gregores. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 16h.

Viatac, Tramat, Marga Taqsa, Chalten Travel and Cooperativa de Trabajo Transportes la Union LTAD run regular bus services between Córdoba and El Chaltén. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 16h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Córdoba to El Chaltén. We recommend that you fly from Cordoba (COR) to El Calafate (FTE) then take the bus to El Chaltén. instead which will take 7h 10m.

The closest major airport to El Chaltén is Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE) (FTE) which is approximately 122km (76 miles) from El Chaltén. Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) (RGL) and General Enrique Mosconi International Airport (CRD) (CRD) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Córdoba and El Chaltén. The distance is around 2,684km (1,668 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 10h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Córdoba to El Chaltén is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 7h 10m and will usually cost around ARS 41,515 ($325).

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Transport options from Córdoba to El Chaltén
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus
7h 10m
ARS 41,515($325)
5 times a day2,453km (1,524 miles)
Bus + 2 similar
1 day 16h
ARS 12,735($100)
once daily2,889km (1,795 miles)
Bus via San Carlos de Bariloche1 day 18h
ARS 10,315($81)
once daily3,070km (1,908 miles)
Bus via Caleta Olivia2 days 6h
ARS 12,735($100)
once daily2,927km (1,819 miles)
Drive
1 day 10h
ARS 36,930($290)
on demand2,684km (1,668 miles)

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Airports near El Chaltén

The following major airports near El Chaltén offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Argentina and internationally.

FTE
Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE)
International Airport
Distance
122km (76 miles) from El Chaltén
RGL
Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL)
International Airport
Distance
361km (224 miles) from El Chaltén
CRD
General Enrique Mosconi International Airport (CRD)
International Airport
Distance
566km (352 miles) from El Chaltén