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Río Gallegos - Terminal de Ómnibus Manuel Alvarez
El Calafate - Terminal de Ómnibus de El Calafate
Bus Río Gallegos to El Calafate: Trip Overview

Bus Río Gallegos to El Calafate: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$27
Average bus trip duration4h
Number of daily buses3
Earliest bus departure12:00 PM
Distance158 miles (254 km)
Latest bus departure8:30 PM

See what travelers are saying about the trip from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

4.3 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Río Gallegos to El Calafate

Ratings and Reviews (85)

Very clean bus, on time service, driver was very friendly.

Ka Kei L.

September 14, 2023
The bus driver was very helpful

Janet R.

January 19, 2020
My seat was broken so would not adjust. It was a hot day and no air conditioning was turned on

Julie B.

December 28, 2019
It's fine

Kathryn A.

December 23, 2019
Nice bus

Patrik B.

November 23, 2019

Río Gallegos to El Calafate Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses3
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:00PM - 8:30PM
Minimum Price$31
Average Ticket Price$27
Minimum Trip Duration4h
Average Bus Trip Duration4h
Distance158 miles (254 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteMarga
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Río Gallegos - El Calafate

The best way to travel from Río Gallegos to El Calafate is by bus. The bus trip is an affordable, safe and convenient way to travel between the two cities. Taking a ride with other travelers through carpool services is an additional option to consider.

The average travel time from Río Gallegos to El Calafate is about 4h, although the minimum time it takes to get there is 4h with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 160 miles (258 km) that separate the two cities.

Río Gallegos and El Calafate are 160 miles (258 km) apart.

On average, there are 3 daily departures on this route, offered by Marga. The number of buses from Río Gallegos to El Calafate can differ depending on the day of the week. Want to make your bus journey from Río Gallegos to El Calafate as easy as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The bus service operates from 12:00 PM for the initial departure and runs until 8:30 PM for the final departure.

If you're headed to El Calafate from Río Gallegos, chances are that your bus will depart from Terminal de Ómnibus Manuel Alvarez and arrive at Terminal de Ómnibus de El Calafate. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

The cheapest way to travel this route is by bus. With prices starting at $25, you won't find a more affordable way to get there.

The bus ticket costs $27 on average. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $25 to $35, so it's good to do your research before booking.

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

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The cheapest trip from Río Gallegos to El Calafate was searched and found on Dec 2, 2023 with a price of $31

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Río Gallegos to El Calafate, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $31 to $31 for a bus ticket from Río Gallegos to El Calafate based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $31 which is on 2023-12-03.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

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Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Río Gallegos to El Calafate, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from Río Gallegos to El Calafate that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

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Did you know?

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

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Bus from El Calafate to Río Gallegos

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