How to travel from Salta to Puerto Madryn, Argentina

The distance between Salta and Puerto Madryn is around 2,253km (1,400 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 20m.

6 routes found

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

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Fly

Fly from Salta (SLA) to El Tehuelche (PMY).

  • Duration4h 20m
  • Flight time4hrs
  • Typical cost
    ARS 35,400($280)
Operated by

Aerolíneas Argentinas

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bus
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Bus

Take the bus to Puerto Madryn.

  • Duration1 day 9h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    ARS 9,935($78)
Operated by

Viatac

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1 similiar route

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car
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Drive

Drive to Puerto Madryn.

  • Duration1 day 1h
  • Distance2,253km (1,400 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Salta and Puerto Madryn

There are several options for getting from Salta to Puerto Madryn by plane, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 9,935 ($78) and will take around 1 day 9h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 35,400 ($280).

The distance between Salta and Puerto Madryn is around 2,253km (1,400 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 959km (596 miles)

It takes around 4h 20m to get from Salta and Puerto Madryn by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 1h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Salta to Puerto Madryn is to fly which takes around 4h 20m and will set you back approx ARS 35,400 ($280).

The cheapest way to travel between Salta and Puerto Madryn, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 9,935 ($78) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Salta and Puerto Madryn. We recommend that you fly from Salta (SLA) to El Tehuelche (PMY). instead which will take 4h 20m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Salta and Puerto Madryn. It typically takes around 1 day 9h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Salta to Puerto Madryn. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in General Guemes. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 9h.

Viatac, Tramat, Balut, Trans Tours Juarez and Flecha Bus run regular bus services between Salta and Puerto Madryn. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 9h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Salta and Puerto Madryn. Flights depart from Salta (SLA) and arrive at El Tehuelche (PMY) - via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). The flight takes around 4hrs.

There is no direct flight from Salta to Puerto Madryn. There is however a flight that goes via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). This services will take at least 4h 20m (not including layover time).

The flight from Salta to Puerto Madryn typically takes around 4hrs. Flights depart from Salta (SLA) and and arrive into El Tehuelche (PMY).

The closest major airport to Puerto Madryn is Posadas Airport (PSS) (PSS) which is approximately 86km (53 miles) from Puerto Madryn. Formosa International Airport (FMA) (FMA) and Camba Punta Airport (CNQ) (CNQ) 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 Salta and Puerto Madryn. The distance is around 2,253km (1,400 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 Salta to Puerto Madryn is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 20m and will usually cost around ARS 35,400 ($280).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Salta and Puerto Madryn

Transport options from Salta to Puerto Madryn
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
4h 20m
ARS 35,400($280)
on demand2,377km (1,477 miles)
Plane and Bus5h 20m
ARS 26,615($210)
hourly2,488km (1,546 miles)
Bus and Plane5h 35m
ARS 37,440($295)
once daily2,489km (1,547 miles)
Bus + 1 similar
1 day 9h
ARS 9,935($78)
once daily2,332km (1,449 miles)
Bus via San Salvador de Jujuy1 day 14h
ARS 32,475($255)
once daily2,479km (1,541 miles)
Drive
1 day 1h
ARS 31,070($245)
on demand2,253km (1,400 miles)

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Airports near Puerto Madryn

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

PSS
Posadas Airport (PSS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
86km (53 miles) from Puerto Madryn
FMA
Formosa International Airport (FMA)
International Airport
Distance
341km (212 miles) from Puerto Madryn
CNQ
Camba Punta Airport (CNQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
361km (224 miles) from Puerto Madryn