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About Flights to El Calafate

Summary info about El Calafate flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$516

Best Round-Trip Price

$1,462

Fastest flight time

18h 30m

Operated By

1 airline
The best one-way flight price to El Calafate from United States in the last 72 hours is $516 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to El Calafate).
The best round-trip flight price to El Calafate from United States in the last 72 hours is $1,462 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to El Calafate).
The fastest flight to El Calafate from United States takes 18h 30m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to El Calafate).
There is 1 airline operating flights to El Calafate, including Aerolineas Argentinas.

When is the best time to fly to El Calafate?

Flights to El Calafate, Argentina from the United States may require up to three connections, but you should still be able to make it in under a day. The northernmost US cities such as Seattle or Chicago may require a total trip time of over 30 hours, depending on your search parameters.

Currently, there aren’t any nonstop flights to El Calafate from any city in the US. It’s a small city and small airport in a remote area, so there aren’t many cities that fly there. Regardless of where you are flying from, you’ll most likely connect in Buenos Aires before making the final flight into Comandante Armando Tola International Airport, El Calafate, Argentina (FTE). Upon exiting the US, you may connect in Panama City, Mexico City, or Sao Paulo, amongst others, depending on your airline. Copa and AeroMexico provide many of the routes that’ll connect with your local US carrier. Be sure to check for the "self-transfer" label on your itineraries to be aware that you may need to re-check your luggage at one of your layovers. Selecting for different layovers and departure times should help you find a good deal on a flight to El Calafate.

During the warmer months, hikers around the El Calafate area find that parks like Los Glaciares National Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to El Calafate in January, February, or March.



El Calafate flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to El Calafate found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
Oct 1
JFK9:59 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 21m
2 stops
FTE2:20 pmEl Calafate
Oct 8
FTE11:55 amEl Calafate
36h 42m
3 stops
JFK12:37 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 15
JFK9:59 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
21h 06m
2 stops
FTE7:05 amEl Calafate
Aug 22
FTE7:55 amEl Calafate
22h 35m
1 stop
JFK6:30 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 1
JFK11:37 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
26h 43m
3 stops
FTE2:20 pmEl Calafate
Oct 8
FTE4:20 pmEl Calafate
32h 17m
3 stops
JFK12:37 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 1
LGA1:45 amNew York LaGuardia
36h 35m
3 stops
FTE2:20 pmEl Calafate
Oct 8
FTE9:05 amEl Calafate
23h 25m
3 stops
LGA8:30 amNew York LaGuardia
Multiple Airlines
Oct 1
EWR2:00 amNewark
36h 20m
3 stops
FTE2:20 pmEl Calafate
Oct 8
FTE9:05 amEl Calafate
27h 27m
3 stops
EWR12:32 pmNewark
Multiple Airlines
Oct 23
DEN6:04 amDenver Intl
42h 51m
3 stops
FTE12:55 amEl Calafate
Nov 8
FTE8:55 amEl Calafate
54h 26m
3 stops
DEN3:21 pmDenver Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to El Calafate

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to El Calafate, view some of our deals below provided by Aerolineas Argentinas
Multiple Airlines
Nov 10
JFK9:37 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
50h 43m
3 stops
FTE12:20 pmEl Calafate
Multiple Airlines
Nov 12
JFK8:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
32h 00m
3 stops
FTE4:15 amEl Calafate
Multiple Airlines
Nov 13
JFK3:55 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
32h 25m
3 stops
FTE12:20 pmEl Calafate

Which airlines fly to El Calafate?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to El Calafate

Which airlines fly to El Calafate?

Aerolineas Argentinas is the airline most momondo users in United States opt for when booking flights to El Calafate. LATAM Airlines is also popular choice when flying to El Calafate from United States. Most major airlines flying from United States to El Calafate will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.


Airports near El Calafate

Below you will find all the airports in El Calafate along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from the El Calafate airport?

After your long flight, getting to the city center of El Calafate should be a quick ride. There isn’t any public transportation or train services from the airport, so you’ll have to get a ride from a taxi or private shuttle. Although Uber does operate in Argentina, it won’t likely be a reliable option in this remote part of the country. Many private transportation companies are serving the tourism industry on trips all over the area, so your tour company will most likely offer to give you a ride from the airport. You can always message your hotel or short-term rental host to see if they will offer to pick you up.


Popular routes to El Calafate

Most frequently searched flights to El Calafate along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Buenos Aires to El Calafate Flights
Fastest flight time3h 15m
Cheapest price$164
New York to El Calafate Flights
Fastest flight time21h 06m
Cheapest price$1,406
Boston to El Calafate Flights
Fastest flight time32h 30m
Cheapest price$1,316

Visa requirements for visiting El Calafate

There is no visa required for US citizens to enter Argentina, but a valid passport is required.


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Best things to do and see in El Calafate

It’s less about what’s in El Calafate, and more about all the ways to see the natural beauty that surrounds the town. El Calafate, Argentina lies less than an hour’s drive to the east of the Los Glaciares National Park, nestled in the heart of Patagonia. Much of the park is a huge ice cap, with many glaciers, such as Glacier Perito Moreno, easily accessible for viewing by boat, emptying into Lake Argentina. You can take in the peaks of the Andes Mountains and towering glaciers by hiking on and over them or by riding past on a boat tour. You can also go off-roading to the cliffs above and around El Calafate for a better look. Longer excursions into the Torres Del Paine National Park, just over the border from Chile, are also accessible from El Calafate. If you’re staying in the city for a rest day, be sure to check out the Glacier Museum to the west of town, or head to the Patagonia Historical Center, which gives a history of the region, dating back to the dinosaurs.


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