How to Reach Buenos Aires

As the international gateway of Argentina, Buenos Aires is easily reached from North America, Australasia and Europe. Most international flights arrive at Ezeiza airport, situated 35km south of the city center. Taxis, private cars, buses or minibuses can be taken from the airport to your destination. The cheapest way is to take the number 8 bus. You can also reach Buenos Aires by car from the neighboring countries, but the journey may take a long time.

Although it can be crowded during rush hour, Buenos Aires has a good public transport network consisting of an underground railway, bus routes and suburban railways. The city is easy to navigate, so walking is also a good option for exploring.

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When taking flights within Argentina, these are often more expensive for foreigners, posing a problem for travellers on a shorter trip who don’t have time to take a bus to other destinations. If this is the case, try finding local travel agents who are better at finding good deals on flights.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Buenos Aires. The most preferred mode of transport in Buenos Aires is Train/Metro.

Average distance: 15.47 km Average time: 48.77 min

  • Train/Metro 29.33%
    Train 30.55 min Walking 9.73 min Waiting 7.86 min Bus 5.91 min Overall average time for 13.25 kms 54.05 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 18.67%
    Bus 36.36 min Waiting 6.14 min Walking 6.07 min Train 3.93 min Overall average time for 13.59 kms 52.5 min
  • Bike 4%
    Bike 45 min Other 3.33 min Overall average time for 17 kms 48.33 min
  • Car 26.67%
    Driving 53.1 min Walking 1.5 min Overall average time for 24.55 kms 54.6 min
  • Walking 12%
    Walking 12.22 min Train 4.11 min Waiting 3 min Bus 0.56 min Overall average time for 2.14 kms 19.89 min
  • Motorbike 2.67%
    Motorbike 40 min Walking 1.5 min Overall average time for 24 kms 41.5 min
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