How to travel from El Calafate to Humahuaca, Argentina

The distance between El Calafate and Humahuaca is around 3,187km (1,980 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 8h 20m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from El Calafate to Humahuaca by plane, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly to Jujuy (JUJ), Bus

Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Jujuy (JUJ) then take the bus to Humahuaca.

  • Duration8h 20m
  • Flight time5h 10m
  • Typical cost
    ARS 43,425($340)
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Multiple operators

1 similiar route

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Bus

Take the bus to Río Gallegos then San Salvador de Jujuy and then to Humahuaca.

  • Duration2 days 8h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 17,830($140)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

2 similiar routes

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Drive

Drive to Humahuaca.

  • Duration1 day 21h
  • Distance3,857km (2,396 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between El Calafate and Humahuaca

There are several options for getting from El Calafate to Humahuaca by plane, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 14,770 ($115) and will take around 2 days 13h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 8h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 43,425 ($340).

The distance between El Calafate and Humahuaca is around 3,187km (1,980 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,076km (1,911 miles)

It takes around 9h 30m to get from El Calafate and Humahuaca by plane and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 21h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from El Calafate to Humahuaca is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 8h 20m and will set you back approx ARS 43,425 ($340).

The cheapest way to travel between El Calafate and Humahuaca, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 14,770 ($115) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between El Calafate and Humahuaca. We recommend that you fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Jujuy (JUJ) then take the bus to Humahuaca. instead which will take 8h 20m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from El Calafate and Humahuaca. It typically takes around 2 days 8h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from El Calafate to Humahuaca. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Río Gallegos and San Salvador de Jujuy. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 2 days 8h.

Marga Taqsa, Viatac, El Quiaqueño, Balut, Panamericano de Jujuy, Andesmar, Tramat, Cotta Norte and Chalten Travel run regular bus services between El Calafate and Humahuaca. Buses run once daily and take around 2 days 8h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from El Calafate to Humahuaca. We recommend that you fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Salta (SLA) then take the bus to Humahuaca. instead which will take 9h 30m.

The closest major airport to Humahuaca is Gobernador Horacio Guzmán International Airport (JUJ) (JUJ) which is approximately 135km (84 miles) from Humahuaca. Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport (SLA) (SLA) and Teniente Benjamín Matienzo International Airport (TUC) (TUC) 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 El Calafate and Humahuaca. The distance is around 3,857km (2,396 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 21h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from El Calafate to Humahuaca is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 9h 30m and will usually cost around ARS 38,460 ($300).

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Transport options from El Calafate to Humahuaca
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly to Jujuy (JUJ), Bus + 1 similar
8h 20m
ARS 43,425($340)
once daily3,558km (2,211 miles)
Plane and Bus9h 30m
ARS 38,460($300)
every 4 hours3,187km (1,980 miles)
Bus + 2 similar
2 days 8h
ARS 17,830($140)
once daily4,017km (2,496 miles)
Bus via Río Gallegos2 days 12h
ARS 45,845($360)
once daily4,051km (2,517 miles)
Bus via Bariloche2 days 13h
ARS 14,770($115)
once daily4,185km (2,600 miles)
Drive
1 day 21h
ARS 53,105($415)
on demand3,857km (2,396 miles)

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Airports near Humahuaca

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

JUJ
Gobernador Horacio Guzmán International Airport (JUJ)
International Airport
Distance
135km (84 miles) from Humahuaca
SLA
Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport (SLA)
International Airport
Distance
183km (113 miles) from Humahuaca
TUC
Teniente Benjamín Matienzo International Airport (TUC)
International Airport
Distance
404km (251 miles) from Humahuaca