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Air

Aerolíneas Argentinas flies daily to Buenos Aires from Santiago del Estero's Aeropuerto Ángel de la Paz Aragonés, 6km northwest of downtown. Buses 115 and 119 (AR$6) go to the airport. A taxi costs AR$80.

Bus

Santiago’s swish bus terminal is six blocks northwest of Plaza Libertad. For Salta and Catamarca, there are better connections via Tucumán. Bus 20 (AR$6) heads into town from here, but it’s only AR$30 in a taxi.

Buses from Santiago del Estero

Buenos Aires

Cost (AR$)

1700

Duration (hr)

12-15

Catamarca

Cost (AR$)

340

Duration (hr)

Córdoba

Cost (AR$)

547

Duration (hr)

5-6

La Rioja

Cost (AR$)

825

Duration (hr)

7-8

Resistencia

Cost (AR$)

936

Duration (hr)

8-9

Salta

Cost (AR$)

624

Duration (hr)

7

Tucumán

Cost (AR$)

205

Duration (hr)

2

Train

Santiago del Estero's twin town La Banda is on the train line between Tucumán (four hours) and Buenos Aires’ Retiro station (23 hours).