Welcome to El Chaltén!

Don Atilio transfers provides door-to-door transfer service to and from El Chaltén town, Armando Tola International Airport or El Calafate city.

We have more than 15 years of experience in Patagonia, if you are looking for private transfers or other destinations in the region, we will take you. We put the latest model Mercedes Benz units at your service, with a capacity of 19 passengers and minibus for 24 passengers.

Contact us and tell us which flight you are arriving on and we will take you directly to El Chaltén!
In addition, we make transfers to Lago del Desierto and Hosteria El Pilar to enjoy the majestic Mount Fitz Roy.


Door-to-door private transportation service.

Regular departures to and from the Airport.

Vehicles with capacity for 19 and 24 passengers.

Schedules Season 2023-2024

From El Chaltén to Airport/El Calafate

Departure times

Arrival at the Airport approx.

06:00 hs

09:10 hs

10:00 hs

13:05 hs

From Airport to El Chaltén

Departure times

Arrival at El Chaltén approx.

10:00 hs

13:00 hs

15:00 hs

18:00 hs


325, Lionel Terray Str. - El Chaltén, Santa Cruz province - Argentine Patagonia

Distance from El Chaltén bus terminal: 1300 m.

Distance from Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (El Calafate): 200 Km (2.5 hours by car or bus).

Useful information

Argentina, the country

Official language: Spanish.
National currency: Argentine Peso.
Passport: minimum validity of 6 months.
Visas for tourism: authorized period of stay of is up to 90 days.
Vaccination for foreigners: Yellow Fever Vaccine is mandatory only in case of visiting forested areas of the north and northeast of Argentina, the borders with Brazil and Paraguay at altitudes below 2300 masl, including Iguazu Falls.
It is advisable to take out travel insurance to cover medical expenses abroad, including medical transfer.
Electric network: 220V / 50Hz.

El Chaltén

National Direct Dialing Code: 02962.
International Direct Dialing Code: 0054 2962.
How to get there: land route from El Calafate to 134 Km.
Nearest airport: El Calafate at 125 mi.
Climate in the austral summer: dry, windy and very variable.
Minimum average temperature: 33ºF (-1ºC) on winter.
Maximum average temperature: 59ºF (+15ºC) on summer.

Available services in El Chaltén

ATM (Red Link, Banco Santa Cruz).
Postal Mail: Correo Argentino.
Mobile network: 3G (Movistar and Claro companies).
On Bank.
Fuel: gasoline and diesel.

Services NOT available

Money Exchange agencies.