This cable car zips you up to the top of Cerro San Bernardo in less than 10 minutes.
You'll earn your nomadic stripes at this rough and ready, old-school bus terminal where you'll step over sleeping dogs and humans to board connections to Jujuy (AR$230, four to five hours), Salta (AR$360, eight hour…
Argentina’s trains aren’t what they used to be, but Tucumán is still connected to Buenos Aires (via Santiago del Estero and Rosario) twice a week from the beautiful Estación Mitre in the northwest of town.
There are three daily buses from Chilecito to Villa Unión, from where you can access Parque Nacional Talampaya. It's a scenic ride that takes nearly three hours and traverses the spectacular Miranda Pass.
Aeropuerto Benjamín Matienzo is 8km east of downtown Tucumán. It’s tricky to get here by public transport; a remise (taxi) costs around AR$250 from the town center.
Tucumán’s bus terminal is a huge setup, with 60 platforms and plenty of shops and services. The bus information booth is outside, by the supermarket.
Salta’s bus terminal, southeast of downtown, has frequent services to all parts of the country, ATMs, tourist information and left-luggage services.
Shuttle heads three times daily from just off Jujuy's plaza to the airport, via the bus terminal (AR$250). It coincides with flights.
Has an office in a shopping arcade off Plaza 9 de Julio. Flies to Santa Cruz (Bolivia) once a week.
If you’re after a rental car, Hertz is a central choice; there's also a branch at the airport.