El Calafate (Pickup at your hotel at 7:00 AM)
El Calafate at 7:00 PM
The city of El Calafate is located 3,000 KM from Buenos Aires, and 325 KM from the city of Río Gallegos, capital of Santa Cruz. The airport has daily direct connections with Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Bariloche, Trelew, Cordoba, and Rosario. Several airlines operate this route, being Aerolíneas Argentinas the most frequent one. If you plan to travel to El Calafate by land you should take a bus. The stretch between Buenos Aires and El Calafate takes about 36 hours. From Rio Gallegos, the trip takes 4 hours. If you are coming from Puerto Natales, we recommend you take a bus that will take you to El Calafate in about five hours.