Travel Information

International guests visiting The Glacier King requires an international flight to Buenos Aires followed by a Domestic flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate. If you need help booking your domestic flights, hotels or transfers our local partner will assist.

International flights
Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE): This is the largest and most important Buenos Aires airport. It is located at a distance of 21 miles / 34 kilometers southwest of the city of Buenos Aires. This Buenos Aires airport is used for traveling to Europe, North America and other continents.

Domestic flights
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP): This is the main airport in Buenos Aires for domestic flights and some international flights to neighbor countries. It is located only 15 minutes away from downtown Buenos Aires, on Costanera Avenue (North Riverside).
Estimated transport time between the International airport (EZE) and the Domestic airport (AEP) is 45 minutes with taxi.

International Airport Comandante Armando Tola
El Calafate is one of the main touristic destinations of Argentina. The local airlines offer around 7 flights a day from 5am to 22hs. We highly recommend to visit the town or the surrounding on your arrival day and go to the estancia on the next morning.

Private Ferry from El Calafate to Estancia Cristina
From El Calafate to Estancia Cristina you will be part of an excursion. 7am you will be picked up by bus and drove to Punta Bandera Port to take a private Ferry to go to the estancia. From 8 to 11 you will see the most stunning landscape as you´ll be part of a tourist excursion to watch the Upsala Glacier front (one of the biggest). 1130hs You will arrive to the Estancia.