How to travel from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) to Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina

The distance between Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park is around 222km (138 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to drive which takes around 5hrs.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) to Tierra del Fuego National Park by bus, ferry and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out Tierra del Fuego National ParkRio Grande Airport (RGA) if you're planning a return trip.

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Bus and Ferry

Take the bus to Punta Arenas then take a ferry to Porvenir.

  • Duration10h 20m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 15,920($125)
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Bus

Take the bus to Punta Arenas and then to Porvenir.

  • Duration11h 20m
  • Departs3 times a week
  • Typical cost
    ARS 3,055($24)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Drive

Drive to Porvenir.

  • Duration5hrs
  • Distance222km (138 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park

There are several options for getting from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) to Tierra del Fuego National Park by bus, ferry and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 3,055 ($24) and will take around 11h 20m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can drive and arrive in approximately 5hrs, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 3,055 ($24).

The distance between Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park is around 222km (138 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 107km (67 miles)

It takes around 10h 20m to get from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park by bus and ferry. If you are travelling by car it will take around 5hrs to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) to Tierra del Fuego National Park is to drive which takes around 5hrs and will set you back approx ARS 3,055 ($24).

The cheapest way to travel between Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 3,055 ($24) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park. We recommend that you drive to Porvenir. instead which will take 5hrs.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park. It typically takes around 11h 20m and departs 3 times a week.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) to Tierra del Fuego National Park. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Río Grande, Punta Arenas and Punta Arenas. These services run 3 times a week and will take a minimum of 11h 20m.

Bus-Sur and Transportes Rio Side run regular bus services between Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park. Buses run 3 times a week and take around 11h 20m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

The easiest way to get to Tierra del Fuego National Park from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) is to drive which will take 5hrs and cost around ARS 3,055 ($24).

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) to Tierra del Fuego National Park. We recommend that you take the bus to Punta Arenas then take a ferry to Porvenir. instead which will take 10h 20m.

The closest major airport to Tierra del Fuego National Park is Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport (USH) (USH) which is approximately 22km (14 miles) from Tierra del Fuego National Park. 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

Yes it is possible to drive from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park. The distance is around 222km (138 miles) by road and it will take around 5hrs in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) to Tierra del Fuego National Park is to take the bus and then take a ferry which takes, on average, 10h 20m and will usually cost around ARS 15,920 ($125).

How do I get from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) to Tierra del Fuego National Park

Compare travel optionsbetween Rio Grande Airport (RGA) and Tierra del Fuego National Park

Transport options from Rio Grande Airport (RGA) to Tierra del Fuego National Park
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Bus and Ferry + 1 similar
10h 20m
ARS 15,920($125)
once daily481km (299 miles)
Bus to Punta Arenas, Ferry10h 30m
ARS 12,990($100)
3 times a week481km (299 miles)
Bus
11h 20m
ARS 3,055($24)
3 times a week771km (479 miles)
Drive
5hrs
ARS 3,055($24)
on demand222km (138 miles)

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Airports near Tierra del Fuego National Park

The following major airports near Tierra del Fuego National Park offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Argentina and internationally.

USH
Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport (USH)
International Airport
Distance
22km (14 miles) from Tierra del Fuego National Park
RGA
Rio Grande Airport (RGA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
107km (67 miles) from Tierra del Fuego National Park
RGL
Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL)
International Airport
Distance
342km (213 miles) from Tierra del Fuego National Park