How to travel from Mar del Plata to Mendoza, Argentina

The distance between Mar del Plata and Mendoza is around 1,182km (735 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 2h 20m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Mar del Plata to Mendoza 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 MendozaMar del Plata if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Mar del Plata (MDQ) to Mendoza (MDZ).

  • Duration2h 20m
  • Flight time2hrs
  • Typical cost
    ARS 39,475($310)
Operated by

Aerolíneas Argentinas

2 similiar routes

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Bus

Take the bus to Mendoza.

  • Duration19h 30m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 14,010($110)
Operated by

Andesmar

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Train and Bus

Take the train to Constitución Station then take the bus to Mendoza.

  • Duration19h 30m
  • Departs5 times a week
  • Typical cost
    ARS 4,455($35)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Mendoza.

  • Duration14h 45m
  • Distance1,334km (829 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Mar del Plata and Mendoza

There are several options for getting from Mar del Plata to Mendoza by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the train and then take the bus which costs around ARS 4,455 ($35) and will take around 19h 30m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 2h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 39,475 ($310).

The distance between Mar del Plata and Mendoza is around 1,182km (735 miles).

It takes around 2h 20m to get from Mar del Plata and Mendoza by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 14h 45m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Mar del Plata to Mendoza is to fly which takes around 2h 20m and will set you back approx ARS 39,475 ($310).

The cheapest way to travel between Mar del Plata and Mendoza, if you exclude driving, is to take the train and then take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 4,455 ($35) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Mar del Plata and Mendoza. We recommend that you fly from Mar del Plata (MDQ) to Mendoza (MDZ). instead which will take 2h 20m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Mar del Plata and Mendoza. It typically takes around 19h 30m and departs once daily.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Mar del Plata and Mendoza with no changeovers required. The bus runs once daily and takes 19h 30m.

Andesmar, 20 De Junio and San Juan Mar del Plata run regular bus services between Mar del Plata and Mendoza. Buses run once daily and take around 19h 30m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Mar del Plata and Mendoza. Flights depart from Mar del Plata (MDQ) and arrive at Mendoza (MDZ). The flight takes around 2hrs.

Yes there is a direct flight between Mar del Plata and Mendoza with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 2hrs.

Aerolíneas Argentinas fly between Mar del Plata and Mendoza. Flights depart from Mar del Plata (MDQ) and and arrive into Mendoza (MDZ). These flights usually take around 2hrs.

The flight from Mar del Plata to Mendoza typically takes around 2hrs. Flights depart from Mar del Plata (MDQ) 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 Mar del Plata and Mendoza. The distance is around 1,334km (829 miles) by road and it will take around 14h 45m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Mar del Plata to Mendoza is to fly which takes, on average, 2h 20m and will usually cost around ARS 39,475 ($310).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Mar del Plata and Mendoza

Transport options from Mar del Plata to Mendoza
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
2h 20m
ARS 39,475($310)
on demand1,182km (735 miles)
Plane and Bus5h 35m
ARS 27,380($215)
every 3 hours1,585km (985 miles)
Fly to San Luis (LUQ), Bus6h 10m
ARS 32,475($255)
every 4 hours1,404km (872 miles)
Bus
19h 30m
ARS 14,010($110)
once daily1,376km (855 miles)
Train and Bus
19h 30m
ARS 4,455($35)
5 times a week1,465km (910 miles)
Drive
14h 45m
ARS 18,340($145)
on demand1,334km (829 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