Bus Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche: Trip Overview
Average Ticket Price$134
Average Bus Trip Duration19h 30m
Number of daily buses2
Earliest bus departure6:30 PM
Latest bus departure6:45 PM
Trip Reviews for Mendoza - San Carlos de Bariloche
4.1 out of 5 stars
User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche
Ratings and Reviews (26)
Very clean bus, nice staff. Something odd about the 'breakfast': we woke up at 06.30u and the bus-guy said we missed breakfast. Sounds a bit too early for breakfast on a bus that arrives at the final destination at 13.30h.
Really comfortable and staff were helpful. Dinner provided was tasty (chicken, pasta, bread roll and dessert). Aircon was good but maybe a bit too warm near the end of the trip. Movies shown were okay. Wish there was wifi on-board.
I’d definitely recommend travelling with Cata. We went from Mendoza to Bariloche overnight. The staff were always attentive, the bus was clean, seats were super comfortable and we were only in semi cama. The food was also above the normal “bus food” standard and there was plenty of it. The only issue was that they advertise WiFi and there wasn’t any on the bus. Other than that it was great.
The bus was old, the fabric smelt and space was limited. Either stuffy or cold and there were much better cata international buses departing from the terminal. Bus driver was safe, hostess ok it was more just the general bus.
Bus did not arrive on time, but there seemed to be no significant delays (accidents, road closures, etc.) along the way, so I'm not sure why the actual arrival time was an hour or two later than the predicted arrival time on the ticket.
Also, boarding at Mendoza bus terminal was a little confusing since the Mendoza-Bariloche bus was not listed on the video screens. I don't expect airport-style signage, but a little paper sign on a stand indicating which platform number(s) the bus departs from would be a big help.
Lastly, the bus company apparently required a paper copy of the ticket to be printed out and presented, which, in the digital age, is unnecessary in my opinion.
Worst bus journey EVER. No wifi, milk for tea, no proper food (lunch was crisps) and worst of all for a 17 hour over night journey, they don't provide blankets or pillows. We were freezing. Never travelling with Andesmar again.
Frequently asked questions on the trip Mendoza - San Carlos de Bariloche
How much does a bus ticket from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche cost?
The average bus ticket price from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche is $134. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!
How long is the bus ride from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche?
The average travel time between Mendoza and San Carlos de Bariloche is around 19h 30m, although the fastest bus will take about 18h.This is the time it takes to travel the 945 km that separates the two cities.
How many daily bus connections are there between Mendoza and San Carlos de Bariloche?
The number of buses from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 2 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.
Which bus companies travel from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche?
When taking the bus from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche, you can travel comfortably and safely with Andesmar, GPA, CATA Internacional.
What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche?
Buses travelling between Mendoza and San Carlos de Bariloche leave from Terminal del Sol or Terminal de Ómnibus and arrive at Ingeniero Jacobacci, Terminal de ómnibus de Bariloche.
Best time to book your trip
Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past departures.
Days before departure
Buddy tip: The best time to book this trip is usually 60 days before departure.
The average bus ticket from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche costs around CA$116 for departures 60 days prior.
Over the last 90 days, ticket prices from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche vary, and during peak season, ticket prices are around CA$133 while at other times, you can expect to pay around CA$106.
To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche, as early as possible. The best time to find and book cheap bus tickets is to book at least 60 days in advance.
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Bus Travel Tips
If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.
Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche, get comfy and count the stars.
Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche.
Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.
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