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do I need to book bus tickets in Advance?

Calgary, Canada
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do I need to book bus tickets in Advance?

Hi everyone,

My husband and I are travelling to Patagonia in January. Because it is busy season, we have pre-booked all our accommodations and any tours. for buses between El Chalten and El Calafate, do you recommend pre-booking? We've been doing some reading and it seems like they run quite frequently and you can always just catch 'the next bus'. Pease let me know. We have pre-booked our tickets for Calafate to Punta Arenas but that's it.

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1. Re: do I need to book bus tickets in Advance?

Hello. For the schedule of buses running between El Calafate and El Chalten, you can look at the website below to see how many seats are still available on the CalTur and Chalten Travel buses.


You can also find the TAQSA bus schedule between El Calafate and El Chalten by using this Plataforma10 website.


If you want a direct transfer from your accommodation in El Calafate and your accommodation in El Chalten (or between the El Calafate airport and El Chalten), you can use Las Lengas:


Good luck.

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