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Flights to El Calafate

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Positioned in the heart of Patagonia, El Calafate, Argentina, is a charming town that serves as a gateway to the region's stunning natural wonders. Its picturesque setting, complete with crystal-clear lakes and snow-capped mountains, offers a serene retreat for those seeking peacefulness. The town itself is a hub of culture and tradition, boasting a warm, welcoming community. El Calafate's unique blend of natural beauty and cultural richness makes it a must-visit destination for those seeking an authentic Patagonian experience.

If you're thinking about visiting El Calafate, we've got you covered with a wide range of flight options. Alternative Airlines tickets over 600 airlines so finding flights to El Calafate on our site will be a breeze! To find cheap, flexible flights to El Calafate simply enter your departure airport you wish to fly from and choose your travel dates.

Airports near El Calafate

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting El Calafate. Here's 4 airports that serve El Calafate.

Comandante Armando Tola International Airport

This is the closest international airport to El Calafate, located approximately 20 kilometres away. It offers direct flights to and from several major cities in Argentina, as well as some international destinations.


Presidente Perón International Airport

Although not as close as Comandante Armando Tola International Airport, Presidente Perón International Airport is another option for travellers. It is located in Neuquén, Argentina, and offers domestic flights to various cities in Argentina. From there, you can take a connecting flight to El Calafate.


Teniente Luis Candelaria International Airport

Located in Bariloche, Argentina, this airport is a bit further away from El Calafate but still within a reasonable driving distance. It offers domestic flights to several cities in Argentina, and you can take a connecting flight to El Calafate from there.


Malvinas Argentinas International Airport

This airport is located in Ushuaia, Argentina, which is quite far from El Calafate. However, if you are interested in exploring both destinations, you can fly into Ushuaia and then take a connecting flight or drive to El Calafate. Malvinas Argentinas International Airport offers domestic flights to various cities in Argentina and some international destinations.

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Buy your flights to El Calafate and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to El Calafate now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to El Calafate over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to El Calafate gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in El Calafate

El Calafate has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Perito Moreno Glacier

El Calafate's top attraction is the Perito Moreno Glacier. Explore its stunning beauty and unique features in Los Glaciares National Park. Take boat tours or walk along paths to witness its towering ice walls and calving events. A must-visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers!

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El Chalten

El Chalten, near El Calafate, is the "Hiking Capital of Argentina." With stunning landscapes and iconic landmarks like Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre, it's a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Explore untouched Patagonia's beauty here.

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Discover Glaciarium, a modern museum dedicated to glaciers. Explore exhibits, multimedia presentations, and immersive experiences to learn about their formation, movement, and importance. Enjoy panoramic views from the observation deck. Deepen your understanding of the region's natural heritage and climate change impact.

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