PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION
EL CALAFATE - PUERTO NATALES

Destinations and Connections

DESTINATIONS
El Calafate and Puerto Natales
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From El Calafate to Puerto Natales:
Frequency: daily departures
Schedule: 07.30hs
Duration: 5hs. Approx. (Subject to border delays)
Rate: Consult


Services:
Common with Air conditioning
Semicama with Air conditioning


THE CALAFATE: It is a city located on the southern shore of Lake Argentino, in the Patagonia region, in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, about 80 km from the Perito Moreno Glacier. It has its notoriety for being the gateway to the National Park Los Glaciares, which has tourist attractions such as the Perito Moreno Glacier, Upsala Glacier, among others.

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From Puerto Natales to El Calafate:
Frequency: daily departures
Schedule: 07.30hs
Duration: 5hs. Approx. (Subject to border delays)
Rate: Consult


Services:
Common with Air conditioning
Semicama with Air conditioning

PUERTO NATALES: It is a Chilean city and port located at the southern end of the country, on the banks of the Señoret Channel, between the Gulf of Admiral Montt and Seno Last Hope, in the Region of Magallanes and the Chilean Antarctic. It is located 247 kilometers north of Puerto Natales; 48 km from the Argentine city of Río Turbio and 256 km from the capital Rìo Gallegos of the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. It is considered the gateway to the famous Torres del Paine Natural Park.

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CONNECTIONS

Torres del Paine
Punta Arenas
Glacier Perito Moreno
The Chaltén
Ushuaia
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TORRES DEL PAINE: It is one of the largest and most important national parks in Chile. It is the third with more visits, of which about 75% corresponds to foreign tourists, especially European. It is located 112 km north of Puerto. It is one of eleven protected areas in the Magallanes region. In a special edition of Natiolal Geographic, the Paine Towers were chosen as the fifth most beautiful place in the world. The park was selected as the eighth wonder of the world in 2013, after receiving more than five million votes in the contest that made the Virtual Tourist site.



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PUNTA ARENAS: Punta Arenas is a city and a port of the extreme south of Chile, capital of the province of Magallanes and of the region of Magallanes and of the Antarctic Chile.



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GLACIER PERITO MORENO: The most known and impressive of the glaciers of this National Park is the Perito Moreno Glacier, located at the southern end, in front of the Peninsula of Magallanes, 78 Km. From El Calafate. This glacier shows a surprising and curious phenomenon, in which its great mass of ice advances continuously, causing the accumulation, rupture and detachment of gigantic blocks of ice in its front of 5 km of width, located on the Channel of the Icebergs; This is where the numerous fragments of ice on the glacier sail.


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THE CHALTEN: It is a municipality of the west of the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. It is located in the south of the Andes, in the extreme southwest of the Argentine Patagonia, at the foot of Mount Fitz Roy - or Chaltén - and on the banks of the River of the Vueltas. It is a small tourist village founded in the National Park Los Glaciares. In October 2014, El Chaltén was ranked second in a ranking of the "best cities in the world to know" Lonely Planet travel guide to publish in 2015. The town only had ahead of Washington DC, ranking first Both from Argentina and Latin America.


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USHUAIA: It is a city of Argentina in the department Ushuaia and capital of the province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and Islands of the South Atlantic. It was founded on October 12, 1884 by Augusto Lasserre and is located on the shores of the Beagle Channel surrounded by the Martial Mountain Range, in Ushuaia Bay. Besides being an administrative center, it is an industrial, port and tourist hub.

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EL CALAFATE
Terminal: Saint Exupery Nº 87 - Box Nº 7
Tel.: (02902) 491444
E-mail: contacto@cootra.com.ar
PUERTO NATALES
Terminal: Rodoviario Av. España Nº 1455 BOX 9
Tel.: (+5661) 2412785