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ARGENTINA PATAGONIA
BARILOCHE
Lake Perito Moreno
Villa La Angostura
Esquel
Villa Llao Llao
Nahuel Huapi
National Park

El Bolson
Cerro Catedral
Cerro Tronador
Colonia Suiza
Los Alerces
National Park

Villa Traful
Puerto Blest
Lake Gutierrez
Bariloche
Surroundings

Crossing to Chile
from Bariloche

USHUAIA
TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Tierra del Fuego
National Park

Martial Glacier
Huskies Valley
End Of The
World Train

Beagle Channel
Lapataia Bay
Tolhuin
Bird Watching
Navigation Tours
Tourist Ranches
Others
CALAFATE
Perito Moreno Glacier
El Chalten
Los Glaciares
National Park

Tourist Ranches
Rio Turbio
Flora and Fauna
Observation

PUERTO MADRYN
Rawson
Peninsula Valdes
Gaiman
Trelew
Dolavon
SAN MARTIN DE
LOS ANDES and
the CROSS of
the LAKES

Junin de los Andes
Cerro Chapelco
Lanin National Park
Lake Huechulafquen
Lake Lolog
Villa Alumine
CHILEAN PATAGONIA
TORRES DEL PAINE
Puerto Natales
ANTARCTICA
PUNTA ARENAS
CHILOE
JUAN FERNANDEZ
TIERRA DEL FUEGO
AND PART OF
CHILEAN ANTARCTICA
ARGENTINA
IGUAZU
BUENOS AIRES



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BY AIR
Aerolíneas Argentinas. Other companies flying in Argentina: Iberia, Southern Winds / Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American Airlines, British Airways, KLM / Varig, Lufthansa y United Airlines, among others; from Buenos Aires with a local flight to Patagonia with the following airline companies: Southern Winds, Aerolineas Argentinas, American Falcon, etc.

Approximate flying times:
Madrid - Buenos Aires: 11:30 hours.
Mexico D.F. - Buenos Aires: 9:35 hours.
New York - Buenos Aires: 14:15 hours.

International Airport
Ezeiza International Airport "Ministro Pistarini" (EZE) is located 50 km from Buenos Aires. There is a shuttle service to the city operating every 30 minutes between 05.00 and 23.00 hs. (journeys takes 45 minutes).
One may also take a taxi which should be hired inside the airport. There are banks, restaurants, exchange bureaus, duty free shops and car rental services.
For domestic flights there is also a shuttle service to Jorge Newbery Airport, locally known as "Aeroparque".

Internal Use
Domestic flights departing from Buenos Aires (Aeroparque Jorge Newbery) and Córdoba (Pajas Blancas) are carried out by Aerolíneas Argentinas, Austral, LAPA, Southernwinds (SW) and other smaller companies. These airlines offer a 30 day pass ("Pase Visite Argentina") containing 4 to 8 vouchers for domestic flights.

How much is the Airport Tax?
International flights: there are cash-points at the different terminals where you will have to pay U$S 18 per passenger (VAT free). Regional flights: there are cash-points at the different terminals where you will have to pay U$S 8 per passenger (VAT free). Domestic Flights: ticket fares may or may not include Airport Tax, including $ 5 plus VAT and Security Tax (Argentine Air Force) $ 1. should there be any inconvenience, please contact the airline.


BY SEA
The main ports are Buenos Aires, Quequén and Bahía Blanca. There are ferry services on Paraná River, from Paraguay, and ferries connecting Buenos Aires and Montevideo (Uruguay).


BY RAIL
The main international route connects Buenos Aires and Asunción (Paraguay). There are also direct connections to Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay.

Internal Use
Long-distance domestic services have been considerably reduced, however some suburban lines have considerably improved (e.g. Retiro-Tigre, in Buenos Aires).

The national railway net is considered to be the most extensive in the world, with nearly 43000 km of rails.
There are three possible classes: air conditioning, first class and second class.
There are restaurant services and sleeping-wagons for the first class night services.

The six main routes starting from Buenos Aires are:
  • Buenos Aires - Rosario (with a connection to Tucumán and Jujuy via Córdoba; and a second connection to Tucumán and Jujuy via La Banda, Santiago del Estero).
  • Buenos Aires - Rojas.
  • Buenos Aires - Santa Rosa.
  • Buenos Aires - Mar del Plata.
  • Buenos Aires - Las Flores - Quequén Necochea.
  • Buenos Aires - Bahía Blanca (with a connection to San Carlos de Bariloche).
There are special fares with different types of passes.


BY LAND
Argentina has a road net of approximately 217762 km; out of which, about 156789 are in very good conditions. The roads connecting with Uruguay, Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia and Chile are well kept.

Bus Services
There are daily bus services to the neighboring countries as well as connections to the whole country. The Bus Station in Buenos Aires is located right next to the Train Station in Retiro.

Internal Use
Motorways charge tolls.
Some unpaved rural roads may be impossible to use in the rainy season.
For long-distance trips, buses are , in general, more reliable than trains.
Cars have the steering wheel on the left and people drive on the right-hand side of the road.
Car rental: there are many car rental agencies all over the country.

Urban Transportation
Urban buses, locally known as "colectivos", run in Buenos Aires 24 hours a day and are really cheap. Tickets are paid with coins only, and on the bus.

Fares depend on the distance, so one should mention one's destination to the bus driver. .

In Mendoza, Rosario and other cities you must pay by means of a Magnetic Card, which may be purchased in "kiosks" and small shops.

All the cities in the country offer good urban bus services.
 
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