How to travel from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires, Argentina

The distance between Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires is around 1,072km (666 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 2h 30m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires 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

Fly from Iguazu (IGR) to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP).

  • Duration2h 30m
  • Flight time1h 50m
  • Typical cost
    ARS 14,135($110)
Operated by

Flybondi

+ 2 others

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Bus

Take the bus to Retiro.

  • Duration17h 40m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 1,655($13)
Operated by

Rio Uruguay

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car
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Drive

Drive to Buenos Aires.

  • Duration16hrs
  • Distance1,275km (792 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires

There are several options for getting from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires by plane, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 1,655 ($13) and will take around 17h 40m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 2h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 14,135 ($110).

The distance between Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires is around 1,072km (666 miles).

It takes around 2h 30m to get from Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 16hrs to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires is to fly which takes around 2h 30m and will set you back approx ARS 14,135 ($110).

The cheapest way to travel between Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 1,655 ($13) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires. We recommend that you fly from Iguazu (IGR) to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). instead which will take 2h 30m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires. It typically takes around 17h 40m and departs twice daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Puerto Iguazú. These services run twice daily and will take a minimum of 17h 40m.

Rio Uruguay and Via Bariloche run regular bus services between Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires. Buses run twice daily and take around 17h 40m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires. Flights depart from Iguazu (IGR) and arrive at Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). The flight takes around 1h 50m.

Yes there is a direct flight between Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 1h 50m.

Flybondi, Aerolíneas Argentinas and Jetsmart fly between Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires. Flights depart from Iguazu (IGR) and and arrive into Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). These flights usually take around 1h 50m.

The flight from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires typically takes around 1h 50m. Flights depart from Iguazu (IGR) and and arrive into Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP).

The closest major airport to Buenos Aires is Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP) (AEP) which is approximately 6km (4 miles) from Buenos Aires. Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) (EZE) and Rosario – Islas Malvinas International Airport (ROS) (ROS) 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 Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires. The distance is around 1,275km (792 miles) by road and it will take around 16hrs in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires is to fly which takes, on average, 2h 30m and will usually cost around ARS 14,135 ($110).

How do I get from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires

Compare travel optionsbetween Iguazú Falls and Buenos Aires

Transport options from Iguazú Falls to Buenos Aires
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
2h 30m
ARS 14,135($110)
every 10 mins1,072km (666 miles)
Fly to Ezeiza (EZE)2h 40m
ARS 30,690($240)
every 3 hours1,124km (698 miles)
Bus + 1 similar
17h 40m
ARS 1,655($13)
twice daily1,335km (829 miles)
Bus to Dellepiane19h 50m
ARS 8,530($67)
5 times a day1,386km (861 miles)
Drive
16hrs
ARS 17,575($140)
on demand1,275km (792 miles)

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Airports near Buenos Aires

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

AEP
Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP)
International Airport
Distance
6km (4 miles) from Buenos Aires
EZE
Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)
International Airport
Distance
25km (15 miles) from Buenos Aires
ROS
Rosario – Islas Malvinas International Airport (ROS)
International Airport
Distance
286km (178 miles) from Buenos Aires