How to travel from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park, Argentina

The distance between San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park is around 2,379km (1,478 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 35m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park by plane and bus. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out Iguazu National ParkSan Martín de los Andes if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Chapelco (CPC) to Iguazu (IGR).

  • Duration4h 35m
  • Flight time3h 45m
  • Typical cost
    ARS 33,875($265)
Operated by

Aerolíneas Argentinas

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Bus

Take the bus to Retiro and then to Ciudad del Este.

  • Duration1 day 12h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    ARS 12,480($100)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park

There are several options for getting from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park by plane and bus. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around ARS 12,480 ($100) and will take around 1 day 12h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 35m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately ARS 33,875 ($265).

The distance between San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park is around 2,379km (1,478 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,250km (1,398 miles)

It takes around 4h 35m to get from San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park by plane.

The quickest way to get from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park is to fly which takes around 4h 35m and will set you back approx ARS 33,875 ($265).

The cheapest way to travel between San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park is to take the bus which will typically cost around ARS 12,480 ($100) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park. We recommend that you fly from Chapelco (CPC) to Iguazu (IGR). instead which will take 4h 35m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park. It typically takes around 1 day 12h and departs on demand.

There are no direct bus services that runs from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Retiro and Ciudad del Este. These services run on demand and will take a minimum of 1 day 12h.

Chevallier, Crucero Del Norte, Via Bariloche, Albus, Flecha Bus and Expreso Singer run regular bus services between San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park. Buses run on demand and take around 1 day 12h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park. Flights depart from Chapelco (CPC) and arrive at Iguazu (IGR) - via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). The flight takes around 3h 45m.

There is no direct flight from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park. There is however a flight that goes via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP). This services will take at least 4h 35m (not including layover time).

The flight from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park typically takes around 3h 45m. Flights depart from Chapelco (CPC) and and arrive into Iguazu (IGR).

The closest major airport to Iguazu National Park is Posadas Airport (PSS) (PSS) which is approximately 255km (159 miles) from Iguazu National Park. 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

No, its not really possible or feasible to drive from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park. We recommend that you fly from Chapelco (CPC) to Iguazu (IGR). instead which will take 4h 35m.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park is to fly which takes, on average, 4h 35m and will usually cost around ARS 33,875 ($265).

How do I get from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park

Compare travel optionsbetween San Martín de los Andes and Iguazu National Park

Transport options from San Martín de los Andes to Iguazu National Park
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
4h 35m
ARS 33,875($265)
on demand2,379km (1,478 miles)
Bus + 2 similar
1 day 12h
ARS 12,480($100)
twice a week2,969km (1,845 miles)
Bus via Dellepiane1 day 18h
ARS 18,590($145)
6 times a week2,930km (1,821 miles)
Bus via San Carlos Bariloche2 days
ARS 15,790($125)
4 times a week3,192km (1,984 miles)

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Airports near Iguazu National Park

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

PSS
Posadas Airport (PSS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
255km (159 miles) from Iguazu National Park
FMA
Formosa International Airport (FMA)
International Airport
Distance
400km (248 miles) from Iguazu National Park
CNQ
Camba Punta Airport (CNQ)
Domestic Airport
Distance
488km (303 miles) from Iguazu National Park