Getting around in Argentina

by Andrea Segura - Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As you are planning your bicycle trip and beyond, you will certainly wonder how to best get around. We’re here to help and have put together some general information and tips for you. You will find tour-specific travel information in the online itinerary specific to your tour. Note that any fares and timing mentioned are estimates.

We also recommend Rome2Rio, which is an excellent route and travel planning resource.

Buenos Aires

International Airport: Ezeiza International Airport (EZE)

Domestic Airport: Aeroparque Jorge Newberry (AEP)

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To and From the Ezeiza Airport

  • All international flights arrive and depart at the Ezeiza Airport (international airport) in Buenos Aires.
  • Most domestic flights within Argentina arrive and depart at the Aeroparque Jorge Newberry Airport (national airport), which is about 30 miles away from the international airport.
  • Plan at least 3 hours between the time you arrive at the international Ezeiza airport and when your domestic flight departs from the Newberry airport, to allow for customs and the approximate one hour ride between airports.

From Ezeiza Airport to Aerparque Jorge Newberry Airport

  • By Shuttle: Manuel Tienda León Company provides shuttle service between the two airports. Their counter is located at the baggage claim area. The shuttle leaves once an hour from 6:30am to 8:30pm and then irregularly between 9:45pm and midnight. Please check the schedule online for exact times for your arrival date. The transfer takes about one hour. It is recommended to buy tickets on the spot in case your flight is delayed.
  • By Taxi: You can hire a private taxi at the Manuel Tienda León Company counter in the baggage claim area. Additional taxi services are available at the taxi stands around the corner.

From Aeroparque Jorge Newberry to the center of Buenos Aires (the “Capital Federal”)

  • By Shuttle: Manuel Tienda León Company provides shuttle service to and from the center of town (Terminal Madera on the corners of Avenida Madera and San Martín) which runs every 30 minutes and takes approximately 20 minutes.
  • By Taxi: You can hire a private taxi at the Manuel Tienda León Company counter in the baggage claim area. Additional taxi services are available at the taxi stands around the corner.

Bariloche

Bariloche International Airport (BRC)

Flying into San Carlos de Bariloche: There are flights to and from the domestic airport in Buenos Aires (Jorge Newberry – AEP) daily. There are also flights from Santiago, Chile to San Carlos de Bariloche, but often they fly via Buenos Aires so they tend to be longer flights.

  • By Taxi: After clearing Customs, look for taxis outside the terminal on the ground floor.
  • By Public Bus: Public bus Line 72 will take you to downtown Bariloche. You can find a schedule online at the San Carlos de Bariloche. Info site.

Salta

General Martin Miguel de Guemes Airport (SLA)

This airport, also called “El Aybal” airport, is about 9 km (5.5 mi) from the center of Salta. It has direct flights to other cities in Argentina such as Córdoba, Tucumán and Buenos Aires. It also has some flights to Bolivia. All flights into and out of Salta go through the Jorge Newberry Buenos Aires Airport (domestic airport). You can then transfer to the Ezeiza Airport (international airport) in Buenos Aires (see the information above under Buenos Aires). Aerolineas Argentinas has several daily flights to Salta. Other airlines that fly to Salta include LAN Argentina and Andes.

To and From the Salta Airport

  • By Taxi: Taxis are available at the airport; the trip to the center of town takes 15 – 20 minutes.
  • By Public Bus: Public bus number 8A runs between the airport and the bus terminal. The bus terminal is located one block from Parque San Martín and 8 blocks from the main plaza.

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