How to travel from El Chaltén to Perito Moreno, Argentina

The distance between El Chaltén and Perito Moreno is around 643km (400 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 10h 20m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from El Chaltén to Perito Moreno by bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out Perito MorenoEl Chaltén if you're planning a return trip.

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Bus via Bajo Caracoles

Take the bus to Bajo Caracoles and then to Perito Moreno.

  • Duration10h 30m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 3,565($28)
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Drive

Drive to Perito Moreno.

  • Duration10h 20m
  • Distance643km (400 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between El Chaltén and Perito Moreno

There are several options for getting from El Chaltén to Perito Moreno by bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 890 ($7) and will take around 11hrs. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 10h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 8,915 ($70).

The distance between El Chaltén and Perito Moreno is around 643km (400 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 339km (210 miles)

It takes around 11hrs to get from El Chaltén and Perito Moreno by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 10h 20m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from El Chaltén to Perito Moreno is to drive which takes around 10h 20m and will set you back approx ARS 8,915 ($70).

The cheapest way to travel between El Chaltén and Perito Moreno, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 890 ($7) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between El Chaltén and Perito Moreno. We recommend that you drive to Perito Moreno. instead which will take 10h 20m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from El Chaltén and Perito Moreno. It typically takes around 11hrs and departs every 4 hours.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between El Chaltén and Perito Moreno with no changeovers required. The bus runs every 4 hours and takes 11hrs.

Chalten Travel, Marga Taqsa and Buses Becker run regular bus services between El Chaltén and Perito Moreno. Buses run every 4 hours and take around 11hrs on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from El Chaltén to Perito Moreno. We recommend that you take the bus to Perito Moreno. instead which will take 11hrs.

The closest major airport to Perito Moreno is General Enrique Mosconi International Airport (CRD) (CRD) which is approximately 281km (174 miles) from Perito Moreno. Esquel Airport (EQS) (EQS) and Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE) (FTE) 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 Chaltén and Perito Moreno. The distance is around 643km (400 miles) by road and it will take around 10h 20m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from El Chaltén to Perito Moreno is to take the bus which takes, on average, 11hrs and will usually cost around ARS 890 ($7).

How do I get from El Chaltén to Perito Moreno

Compare travel optionsbetween El Chaltén and Perito Moreno

Transport options from El Chaltén to Perito Moreno
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Bus via Bajo Caracoles + 1 similar
10h 30m
ARS 3,565($28)
twice daily653km (406 miles)
Bus11hrs
ARS 890($7)
every 4 hours653km (406 miles)
Drive
10h 20m
ARS 8,915($70)
on demand643km (400 miles)

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Airports near Perito Moreno

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

CRD
General Enrique Mosconi International Airport (CRD)
International Airport
Distance
281km (174 miles) from Perito Moreno
EQS
Esquel Airport (EQS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
408km (254 miles) from Perito Moreno
FTE
Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE)
International Airport
Distance
420km (261 miles) from Perito Moreno