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Air

Aerolíneas Argentinas flies six times weekly to and from Buenos Aires. Aeropuerto Vicente Almonacid lies 7km east of town on RP 5. The taxi fare costs around AR$200.

Bus

La Rioja’s bus terminal is an interesting, modern building 3km south from the center of town, with services to various destinations.

There's also a minibus terminal, from where you can board frequent departures to Catamarca and Tucumán.

Buses from La Rioja

Buenos Aires (via Caucete)

Cost (AR$)

1565-2615

Duration (hr)

19-21

Catamarca

Cost (AR$)

240-275

Duration (hr)

2

Chilecito

Cost (AR$)

150

Duration (hr)

3

Córdoba (via Tucumán)

Cost (AR$)

1050-1655

Duration (hr)

6

Mendoza

Cost (AR$)

965-1110

Duration (hr)

Salta (via Tucumán)

Cost (AR$)

580-1150

Duration (hr)

8-9

San Juan

Cost (AR$)

695-800

Duration (hr)

Santiago del Estero (via Tucumán)

Cost (AR$)

620-865

Duration (hr)

7-8

Tucumán

Cost (AR$)

590-680

Duration (hr)

5½-6½