How to travel from Mar del Plata to Humahuaca, Argentina

The distance between Mar del Plata and Humahuaca is around 1,860km (1,156 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 6h 15m.

6 routes found

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

👋 Also check out HumahuacaMar del Plata if you're planning a return trip.

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Plane and Bus

Fly from Mar del Plata (MDQ) to Jujuy (JUJ) then take the bus to Humahuaca.

  • Duration6h 15m
  • Flight time3h 15m
  • Typical cost
    ARS 39,605($310)
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Bus via Buenos Aires - Terminal Liniers

Take the bus to Buenos Aires - Terminal Liniers then San Salvador de Jujuy and then to Humahuaca.

  • Duration1 day 5h
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 20,250($160)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

1 similiar route

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Train and Bus

Take the train to Constitución Station and then to San Miguel de Tucumán then take the bus to Tilcara and then to Humahuaca.

  • Duration1 day 21h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    ARS 3,185($25)
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Drive

Drive to Humahuaca.

  • Duration22h 15m
  • Distance2,121km (1,318 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Mar del Plata and Humahuaca

There are several options for getting from Mar del Plata to Humahuaca by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 2,800 ($22) and will take around 1 day 5h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 6h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 39,605 ($310).

The distance between Mar del Plata and Humahuaca is around 1,860km (1,156 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,804km (1,121 miles)

It takes around 6h 15m to get from Mar del Plata and Humahuaca by plane and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 22h 15m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Mar del Plata to Humahuaca is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 6h 15m and will set you back approx ARS 39,605 ($310).

The cheapest way to travel between Mar del Plata and Humahuaca, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 2,800 ($22) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Mar del Plata and Humahuaca. We recommend that you fly from Mar del Plata (MDQ) to Jujuy (JUJ) then take the bus to Humahuaca. instead which will take 6h 15m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Mar del Plata and Humahuaca. It typically takes around 1 day 5h and departs twice daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Mar del Plata to Humahuaca. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Retiro. These services run twice daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 5h.

Flecha Bus, Tony Tur, Platabus, El Pulqui, Micromar, La Veloz Del Norte, Rutatlantica, Balut and Cotta Norte run regular bus services between Mar del Plata and Humahuaca. Buses run twice daily and take around 1 day 5h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Mar del Plata to Humahuaca. We recommend that you fly from Mar del Plata (MDQ) to Jujuy (JUJ) then take the bus to Humahuaca. instead which will take 6h 15m.

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 Mar del Plata and Humahuaca. The distance is around 2,121km (1,318 miles) by road and it will take around 22h 15m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Mar del Plata to Humahuaca is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 6h 15m and will usually cost around ARS 39,605 ($310).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Mar del Plata and Humahuaca

Transport options from Mar del Plata to Humahuaca
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus + 1 similar
6h 15m
ARS 39,605($310)
once daily1,860km (1,156 miles)
Fly to Salta (SLA), Bus8h 15m
ARS 46,100($360)
every 4 hours1,929km (1,199 miles)
Bus via Buenos Aires - Terminal Liniers + 1 similar
1 day 5h
ARS 20,250($160)
twice daily2,109km (1,311 miles)
Bus1 day 5h
ARS 2,800($22)
twice daily2,064km (1,282 miles)
Train and Bus
1 day 21h
ARS 3,185($25)
twice a week2,055km (1,277 miles)
Drive
22h 15m
ARS 29,290($230)
on demand2,121km (1,318 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