How to travel from Iguazú Falls to Mendoza, Argentina

The distance between Iguazú Falls and Mendoza is around 2,105km (1,308 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 15m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Iguazú Falls to Mendoza 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 MendozaIguazú Falls if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Iguazu (IGR) to Mendoza (MDZ).

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Flight time3h 50m
  • Typical cost
    ARS 31,325($245)
Operated by

Aerolíneas Argentinas

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Bus

Take the bus to Córdoba and then to Mendoza.

  • Duration1 day 7h
  • Departs4 times a week
  • Typical cost
    ARS 15,665($125)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

1 similiar route

We’ve grouped similar routes together, click the arrows to see the other options.

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car
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Drive

Drive to Mendoza.

  • Duration1 day 1h
  • Distance2,105km (1,308 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Iguazú Falls and Mendoza

There are several options for getting from Iguazú Falls to Mendoza by plane, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 15,665 ($125) and will take around 1 day 7h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 31,325 ($245).

The distance between Iguazú Falls and Mendoza is around 2,105km (1,308 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,607km (998 miles)

It takes around 4h 15m to get from Iguazú Falls and Mendoza by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 1h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Iguazú Falls to Mendoza is to fly which takes around 4h 15m and will set you back approx ARS 31,325 ($245).

The cheapest way to travel between Iguazú Falls and Mendoza, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 15,665 ($125) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Iguazú Falls and Mendoza. We recommend that you fly from Iguazu (IGR) to Mendoza (MDZ). instead which will take 4h 15m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Iguazú Falls and Mendoza. It typically takes around 1 day 7h and departs 4 times a week.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Iguazú Falls to Mendoza. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Puerto Iguazú and Córdoba. These services run 4 times a week and will take a minimum of 1 day 7h.

Expreso Singer, Autotransportes San Juan S.A, Chevallier and Andesmar run regular bus services between Iguazú Falls and Mendoza. Buses run 4 times a week and take around 1 day 7h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Iguazú Falls and Mendoza. Flights depart from Iguazu (IGR) and arrive at Mendoza (MDZ) - via Jujuy (JUJ). The flight takes around 3h 50m.

There is no direct flight from Iguazú Falls to Mendoza. There is however a flight that goes via Jujuy (JUJ). This services will take at least 4h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Iguazú Falls to Mendoza typically takes around 3h 50m. Flights depart from Iguazu (IGR) and and arrive into Mendoza (MDZ).

The closest major airport to Mendoza is Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport (MDZ) (MDZ) which is approximately 8km (5 miles) from Mendoza. San Juan Airport (UAQ) (UAQ) and San Rafael Airport (AFA) (AFA) 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 Mendoza. The distance is around 2,105km (1,308 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 1h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Iguazú Falls to Mendoza is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 15m and will usually cost around ARS 31,325 ($245).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Iguazú Falls and Mendoza

Transport options from Iguazú Falls to Mendoza
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 15m
ARS 31,325($245)
on demand2,105km (1,308 miles)
Bus + 1 similar
1 day 7h
ARS 15,665($125)
4 times a week2,155km (1,339 miles)
Bus to Mendoza1 day 12h
ARS 24,325($190)
once daily2,505km (1,556 miles)
Drive
1 day 1h
ARS 29,035($230)
on demand2,105km (1,308 miles)

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Airports near Mendoza

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

MDZ
Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport (MDZ)
International Airport
Distance
8km (5 miles) from Mendoza
UAQ
San Juan Airport (UAQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
152km (94 miles) from Mendoza
AFA
San Rafael Airport (AFA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
193km (120 miles) from Mendoza