How To Get From Buenos Aires Airport to City Center (Public Bus $1 USD) – All Possible Ways

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We will tell you how to get from Buenos Aires airport to city center. There are a few options since the distance from Ezeiza Airport is 32 kilometers. Buenos Aires airport to city center travel time by taxi is around 30 minutes and 40-60 minute by shared transfer shuttle from Ezeiza airport.

You can go by taxi for $25 USD, public buses as cheap as $1 USD and q hour 30 minutes. Also you can go by shared transfer shuttle for $5-10 USD.

You’ll need your GPS to track your location and downloading apps make sure you read Argentina sim card for tourist and Buenos Aires itinerary.

Buenos Aires Airport To City Center

Bus From Buenos Aires Airport To City Center

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There are a few public buses going from Buenos Aires airport to city center. It will be the cheapest way from Ezeiza airport to city by public bus only $1 USD. The prices are around this amount but can be higher due to inflation in Argentina prices can change weekly or monthly.

The public buses are running every 30 minutes from Buenos Aires airport. The travel time of the buses from Ezeiza airport to city is from 45 minutes to 1 hour and 30 minutes depending on the traffic and the bus stops. The buses are available 24/7 from the airport to the city. We will tell you the route of Buses Number 394, Bus 51 and Bus 8. Make sure you buy SUBE Card to ride the Buses and Metro in Buenos Aires.

Bus Number 8

Bus Number 8 from Ezeiza airport goes thru thru Liniers, Mercado Central, La Boca (Boca Juniors Stadium) and stops at Plaza de Mayo and Plaza Congresso in the city center.

Bus Number 394

Bus route 394 stops Ezeiza Hospital, Jorge Newbery Road, Post Office Headquarters, Monte Grande Railroad station, route 4, and camino de cintura.

Bus Number 51

Bus Number 51 goes thru to Monte Grande, Temperley, Lomas de Zamora, Banfield, Lanús, Avellaneda and Constitución.

SUBE Card

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You will have to buy SUBE Card before getting the bus or any other transportation like Metro (Subte) in Buenos Aires. You can buy in the machine in the airport.

Shared Transfer From Ezeiza Airport To City Center

You can get a shared transfer which is cheaper than a taxi from Buenos Aires airport to city center. But you will not get to your final destination with all of them. It’s ideal for solo travelers since it’s so comfortable after your flight. The shared transfer fare is around $5-10 USD depending on your final destination. Sometimes they will drop off in your hotel.

The travel time from Buenos Aires airport to city is around 30-40 minutes by shared transfer. If you are staying around these areas it will be a great choice. But pay attention if you are traveling with more people maybe it can be more convenient the taxi or Cabify App. We will tell you about them Tienda Leon and Aerobus Ezeiza and Minibus Ezeiza.

Tienda Leon

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The most convenient is Tienda Leon leaving every 30 minutes from Ezeiza airport. compared to other private shuttles since it runs after every 30 minutes every day. The fare is $10 USD and the final destination is Tienda Leon terminal in Retiro.

Aerobus Ezeiza and Minibus Ezeiza

They are running from 8am to 6 pm from Monday to Friday. The fare is around $5-8 USD depending on the amount of luggage you have. The final destination is San Telmo one of the best areas to stay in Buenos Aires that you can check below.

Taxi From Buenos Aires Airport To City Center

If you want to get from Ezeiza airport to city center by taxi will take around 40 minutes. The taxi fare is around $25 USD during the day and $30 USD at night time depending on the traffic and your final destination. The taxis are available 24/7 in Buenos Aires.

Uber And Cabify From Ezeiza Airport

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Prices for Uber and Cabify App are very similar than taxi can be cheaper or even more expensive depending on the day time. Just download the App to find out their rates when you are there since there is free wifi at Ezeiza Airport. The fare by Cabify or Uber from Ezeiza airport can be around $20-35 USD.

Train From Buenos Aires Airport To City

There is no train from Ezeiza airport to city center. If you want to get the train you will have to take the Bus Number 518 or a taxi until Ezeiza Train Station and you can take a train until Plaza Constitución.

Bus Number 518

Bus Number 518 goes thru Ciudad de Ezeiza, Hospital de Ezeiza, Ciudad de Carlos Spegazzini and Ezeiza Train Station.

WHERE TO STAY IN BUENOS AIRES 

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There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from. Accommodation price can take you around $20 USD if you sleep in a hostel. For mid budget accommodation starts at $40-60 USD and more than $100 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Argentina. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!

Buenos Aires is a city of many distinct neighborhoods. While it would be great to experience each of its barrios, that’s impossible to do in a short stay of two days. It’s best to book your hotel, hostel, or Airbnb in a centrally located barrio like one of the following. 

PALERMO

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Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood are sub-neighborhoods of the barrio Palermo. They’re both hip and lively parts of town with the best cafes, restaurants, boutique shops, and nightlife. 

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RETIRO

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Retiro is an area that attracts people from a mixture of lifestyles. It’s an interesting barrio to wander around in if you like to peoplewatch. The city’s main train station is located here, so it’s quite busy with commuters. It borders expat-friendly Microcentro, and you’ll find some of Buenos Aires most luxurious shopping and dining here. 

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SAN TELMO

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A good choice for tourists, San Telmo is near popular spots like Plaza de Mayo and La Boca. The atmosphere is colonial and bohemian with cobblestone streets and historic buildings. Good restaurants have been popping up here in recent years. 

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RECOLETA

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Paris-like Recoleta is home to the city’s grandest mansions and most luxurious hotels. You’ll find the National Museum of Fine Arts and the Recoleta Cultural Center here. 

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VILLA CRESPO

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If you’re looking for a quieter, more residential atmosphere, rent an Airbnb in Villa Crespo. You’ll feel like a local yet it’s very close to hip Palermo. 

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PUERTO MADERO

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Young, modern Puerto Madero has upscale hotels and apartments. This barrio borders San Telmo and is convenient to the Plaza de Mayo.   

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN ARGENTINA

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A total of $15 USD dollar can be your daily food budget travel in Argentina. Local food in a local restaurant will start from $8-10 USD. And you can get snack like street foods for $1 USD. You can buy empanadas as street for only $1 USD. If you want to go for a fine dining restaurants prices are starting from $15 USD per person.

BEST TIME TO VISIT ARGENTINA

In Argentina the summer season runs from March to May and heatwaves 35 C are common. Weather in the fall (March through May) is ideal and perfect for outdoor activities. Spring lasts from September to November.

The jacaranda trees bloom in October and November  a good time to go if you like natural beauty. If you like cooler weather July and August have temperatures around 15 C. You’ll find the best travel deals from late April to early June. 

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ATMS AND CASH IN ARGENTINA

The official currency of Argentina is called Argentinian Peso (ARS). And $1 USD=80 ARS. ATM’s are available all throughout the country but my advise to you is to us those are inside the banks. And it is also advisable to withdraw as much as you can because fees for transaction tend to be higher for foreign cars.

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Having insurance while you are traveling outside your home country is very important. Make sure that you have one too, to keep you safe in your trips around the world.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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