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Air

Trelew’s Airport Almirante Marcos A Zar is 5km north of town off RN 3. The Transfer Aeropuerto service goes to Puerto Madryn. From the airport, a taxi to downtown is AR$130 (AR$1100 to Puerto Madryn).

The following are one-way base fares. Aerolíneas Argentinas flies direct daily to Buenos Aires (AR$4160), and several times a week to Ushuaia (AR$2500) and El Calafate (AR$3590).

LADE flies to Comodoro Rivadavia weekly. Starting in mid-2018, additional low-cost carriers are expected to serve Trelew, linking it with more provincial destinations. Aviación Civil Argentina (ANAC; www.anac.gob.ar) has a map with new routes and airlines.

Bus

Trelew’s full-service bus terminal is six blocks northeast of downtown.

For Gaiman (AR$23), 28 de Julio has 18 services daily between 7am and 11pm (reduced weekend services), with most continuing to Dolavon (AR$45, 30 minutes). Buses to Playa Unión (AR$35) leave hourly.

Mar y Valle and 28 de Julio run hourly buses to Puerto Madryn. Mar y Valle goes to Puerto Pirámides (AR$70, 2½ hours) at 8:15am daily, with additional services in summer. El Ñandú goes to Camarones (AR$250, four hours) at 8am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Long-distance bus companies include El Cóndor, Que Bus, Andesmar, TAC, TUS and Don Otto/Transportes Patagonia. Of several departures daily for Buenos Aires, Don Otto has the most comfortable and most direct service. Only Don Otto goes to Mar del Plata, while TAC goes to La Plata. TAC and Andesmar service the most towns. For Comodoro Rivadavia, there are a few daily departures with TAC, Don Otto or Andesmar, all of which also continue to Río Gallegos.

Buses from Trelew

Bahía Blanca

Cost (AR$)

1150

Duration (hr)

12

Bariloche

Cost (AR$)

1500

Duration (hr)

13-16

Buenos Aires

Cost (AR$)

850

Duration (hr)

18-21

Comodoro Rivadavia

Cost (AR$)

680

Duration (hr)

5-6

Córdoba

Cost (AR$)

800

Duration (hr)

19

Esquel

Cost (AR$)

872

Duration (hr)

8-9

Mar del Plata

Cost (AR$)

1940

Duration (hr)

17-21

Mendoza

Cost (AR$)

2000

Duration (hr)

24

Neuquén

Cost (AR$)

1200

Duration (hr)

10

Puerto Madryn

Cost (AR$)

70

Duration (hr)

1

Río Gallegos

Cost (AR$)

1300

Duration (hr)

14-17

Viedma

Cost (AR$)

700

Duration (hr)

8