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Air

Aerolíneas Argentinas Flies several times daily to Buenos Aires.

Andes Líneas Aéreas Regional airline with flights between Mendoza and Buenos Aires.

Gol Brazilian airline with flights to Buenos Aires and onward connections to various cities in Brazil.

LATAM Flies twice daily to Santiago (Chile) and several times weekly to Lima (Peru).

Sky Chilean budget airline that began flying between Santiago and Mendoza in 2017.

Bus

Mendoza is a major transport hub, so you can travel to just about anywhere in the country. Mendoza’s bus terminal has domestic and international departures. You can book tickets at no extra cost downtown at the Terminal del Centro.

Domestic

Several companies send buses daily to Uspallata (AR$106, two hours) and Los Penitentes (AR$128, 3¾ hours), the latter for Aconcagua.

During the ski season several companies go directly to Las Leñas (about AR$420, seven hours).

Empresa Vallecito offers a morning bus service to the Difunta Correa Shrine (AR$320 return, departs 8am Monday to Friday) in San Juan province; the journey is three hours each way and the bus waits three hours before returning.

Buses to Maipú leave from the stop on La Rioja between Garibaldi and Catamarca.

There are daily departures from Mendoza’s bus terminal to most destinations in the following table, and sometimes upwards of 10 to 20 per day to major cities. Prices reflect midseason fares.

Bariloche

Cost (AR$)

1650

Duration (hr)

19

Buenos Aires

Cost (AR$)

1395

Duration (hr)

14-17

Catamarca

Cost (AR$)

964

Duration (hr)

11

Córdoba

Cost (AR$)

985

Duration (hr)

11-12

Jujuy

Cost (AR$)

1242

Duration (hr)

20

Malargüe

Cost (AR$)

276

Duration (hr)

Mar del Plata

Cost (AR$)

1312

Duration (hr)

20

Neuquén

Cost (AR$)

1100

Duration (hr)

10½-12¾

Resistencia

Cost (AR$)

2100

Duration (hr)

25

Rosario

Cost (AR$)

1220

Duration (hr)

11

Salta

Cost (AR$)

1400

Duration (hr)

18

San Juan

Cost (AR$)

185

Duration (hr)

San Luis

Cost (AR$)

380

Duration (hr)

San Rafael

Cost (AR$)

138

Duration (hr)

3

Tucumán

Cost (AR$)

1240

Duration (hr)

14

International

Numerous companies cross the Andes every day via RN 7 – Paso Internacional Los Libertadores – to Santiago, Chile (AR$700, seven hours), Viña del Mar (AR$700, eight hours) and Valparaíso (AR$700, eight hours). The pass sometimes closes due to bad winter weather; be prepared to wait (sometimes days) if weather gets extreme.

Several carriers have connections to Lima, Peru (AR$3200, 57 hours), via Santiago, Chile.

International buses depart from the main bus terminal. Companies, including the recommended Andesmar and Cata, are at the eastern end of the terminal.