This is a not direct bus. You will need to spend one night in El Calafate in order to take the bus to pudeto the next day.
Schudele: From October to April
This Transfer is not available this following days: 24 th 25th 31 th December and 1 st January
Duration: 13 hours
1)Bus Chalten – Calafate:
07.30 am hs: From September to May (inclusive) Every Days
1 pm hs: From November to March (inclusive) Every Days
6 pm hs: From September to May (inclusive) All Days
Departing from El Chaltén Bus Station.
You must be at the Bus Station 20 minutes before the departing time
Note: The bus services that departs from El Calafate o El Chalten bus terminal does not include the tax collected for bus terminal use. Cost is per person, can not be paid in advance, you will be charged on boarding the bus on cash and in ARS pesos only.
2) Bus Calafate To Pudeto
Departing Time: 06.20 AM transfer from your hotel in El Calafate
This guided transfer to Pudeto , Torres del Paine is operated by Always Glacier, allow the visitors to enjoy the Park, using the trekking paths in the Park, and you can also discover beautifull landscapes of the Chilean Austral Patagonia, with no need to go to Puerto Natales first, this service have a bilingual guide approved by the Chilean National Park Administration.
The pickup time from your hotel in El Calafate is at 6.20 am is an estimated time , since its the starting time for all the pickups in El Calafate. Around 10 AM we will be reaching the borderline at Cerro Castillo, once we have completed the documentation check we will be having a stop at Cerro Castillo, there you can Exchange your currency, took a meal, chitchat with local people, etc.
At 11 AM our bus will be heading to the Park, arriving to the first interest point at 12. AM, Laguna Amarga, where you must buy the tickets for the Park, Then we will continue the trip to Nordenskjold lake to make a photoshoot.
From this point our bus will be heading to Pudeto, at about 1. PM we will be reaching to Pudeto, there you can optionally do a trekking to Salto Grande with our guide.
At Pudeto our services are finished.
Not included: National Park entrance fee, El Chalten Bus Terminal fee.