Cable Car in Salta

Teleférico

This cable car zips you up to the top of Cerro San Bernardo in less than 10 minutes.
Border Crossing in Mendoza & the Central Andes

Paso Internacional Los Libertadores

Do not underestimate the potential complications of this border crossing, at 3200m one of the highest in the world. In good weather, things should proceed smoothly, if slowly, because of the immigration and customs …
Train in Esquel

La Trochita

Argentina's famous narrow-gauge steam train averages less than 30km/h on its meandering weekly journey between Esquel and Nahuel Pan – if it runs at full speed. In its current incarnation, La Trochita, which Paul Th…
Bus in Retiro

Retiro Bus Terminal

BA’s modern Retiro bus terminal is 400m long, three floors high and has bays for 75 buses. The bottom floor is for cargo shipments and luggage storage, the top for purchasing tickets and the middle for everything el…
Train in Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego

El Tren del Fin del Mundo

The most touristy and, beyond jogging, the slowest way to the park, El Tren del Fin del Mundo originally carted prisoners to work camps. It departs (without the convicts) from the Estación del Fin del Mundo, 8km wes…
Shuttle in Retiro

Manuel Tienda León

If you’re alone, the best way to and from Ezeiza airport is taking the Manuel Tienda León shuttle. You’ll see its stand immediately as you exit customs, in the transport ‘lobby’ area. Frequent shuttles cost AR$310 p…
Train Station in Córdoba

Estación Ferrocarril Mitre

Trains leave Córdoba’s Estación Ferrocarril Mitre for Rosario (AR$90/110 in primera/Pullman class, 12 hours) and Buenos Aires’ Retiro station (AR$300/360/525 in primera/Pullman/camarote, 20 hours) at 10:43am on Thur…
Bus Station in La Quiaca

Bus Terminal

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…
Airport in Mendoza

Francisco Gabrielli International Airport

Newly renovated, it's an efficent and comfortable welcome to the city. Flights, especially from Santiago, afford spectacular views of the mountains. There's an ATM, but no exchange office; the gift shop sells – what…
Bus Station in Río Mayo

Bus Terminal

There are daily morning services from the bus terminal to Comodoro Rivadavia and Sarmiento. Services go twice weekly to Coyhaique, Chile, on Wednesday and Saturday. Schedules change regularly so check details at the…