How to travel from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia, Argentina

The distance between Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia is around 588km (365 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take the bus and then fly which takes around 5h 50m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia by plane, bus, car and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out UshuaiaPiloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Rio Gallegos (RGL) to Ushuaia (USH).

  • Duration6h 40m
  • Flight time6h 35m
  • Typical cost
    ARS 35,910($280)
Operated by

Aerolíneas Argentinas

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Bus

Take the bus to Ushuaia.

  • Duration12h 25m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 8,025($63)
Operated by

Marga Taqsa

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Car and Ferry

Drive to Punta Delgada then take a ferry to Bahía Azul then drive to Ushuaia.

  • Duration8h 30m
  • Departshourly
  • Typical cost
    ARS 8,405($66)
Operated by

Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia

There are several options for getting from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia by plane, bus, car and ferry. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 8,025 ($63) and will take around 12h 25m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take the bus and then fly and arrive in approximately 5h 50m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 31,710 ($250).

The distance between Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia is around 588km (365 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 360km (224 miles)

It takes around 6h 40m to get from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia by plane.

The quickest way to get from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia is to take the bus and then fly which takes around 5h 50m and will set you back approx ARS 31,710 ($250).

The cheapest way to travel between Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 8,025 ($63) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia. We recommend that you take the bus to El Calafate then fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Ushuaia (USH). instead which will take 5h 50m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia. It typically takes around 12h 25m and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Río Gallegos. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 12h 25m.

Marga Taqsa and Tecni-Austral run regular bus services between Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia. Buses run once daily and take around 12h 25m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

The easiest way to get to Ushuaia from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) is to take the bus and then fly which will take 5h 50m and cost around ARS 31,710 ($250).

Yes you can fly from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia. Flights depart from Rio Gallegos (RGL) and arrive at Ushuaia (USH) - via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). The flight takes around 6h 35m.

There is no direct flight from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia. There is however a flight that goes via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). This services will take at least 6h 40m (not including layover time).

The flight from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia typically takes around 6h 35m. Flights depart from Rio Gallegos (RGL) and and arrive into Ushuaia (USH).

The closest major airport to Ushuaia is Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport (USH) (USH) which is approximately 4km (2 miles) from Ushuaia. Rio Grande Airport (RGA) (RGA) and Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) (RGL) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

No, its not really possible or feasible to drive from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia. We recommend that you fly from Rio Gallegos (RGL) to Ushuaia (USH). instead which will take 6h 40m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia is to fly which takes, on average, 6h 40m and will usually cost around ARS 35,910 ($280).

How do I get from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia

Compare travel optionsbetween Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia

Transport options from Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) to Ushuaia
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
6h 40m
ARS 35,910($280)
on demand4,473km (2,780 miles)
Bus and Plane5h 50m
ARS 31,710($250)
twice daily902km (560 miles)
Bus
12h 25m
ARS 8,025($63)
once daily598km (372 miles)
Car and Ferry
8h 30m
ARS 8,405($66)
hourly588km (365 miles)

Top Carriersoperating between Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) and Ushuaia

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Airports near Ushuaia

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

USH
Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport (USH)
International Airport
Distance
4km (2 miles) from Ushuaia
RGA
Rio Grande Airport (RGA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
120km (75 miles) from Ushuaia
RGL
Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL)
International Airport
Distance
360km (224 miles) from Ushuaia