To and From the Airport

Buenos Aires - Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP):

Location: 3 km/2 Miles N of the City Centre.
Website: Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport
Airport Overview: One long terminal with a service road and a main road at the front. Manuel Tienda Leon buses depart from the service road and public buses from bus shelters on the main road.


By Taxi:
Typical Costs: To the City Centre (Retiro Train station) ARS 25/10-20 mins depending on traffic. To San Telmo area ~ARS 37/15-25 mins. Expect delays between 1800-2100. Also, expect long queues at the taxi stand.
Transfer Express: Transfer Express run remises (private cars) to various destinations around the city. They have a desk in arrivals next to Hertz. Cost: To the city centre ARS 57, Palermo ARS 54-57, Belgrano ARS 54-57, Tigre ARS 123, Flores ARS 81, Quilmes ARS 135. To Ezeiza airport ARS 170. Road tolls are extra.
Other Taxi Companies: Radio Taxi: Tel 4552 4444. RemisWorldCar Tel +54 011 5480 1215. Aerotax Radio Taxis Tel 4308-1006 or 4942-5646 or 4941-9666. Radio Taxis del Plata Tel 4505 1111.

By Public Bus:
General: Public buses at this airport stop on the main road beyond the airport access road. For buses going into the city stay on the same side of the main road. For buses going away from the city you have to cross the main road.Note: it is extremely difficult to get coins for the bus at the shops - there is a general shortage of coins in Argentina; buy a Monedero card for ARS 15 and use this instead and get a discount on the fare.
Bus #33: From just outside the airport, on Avda Costanera Rafael Obligado, city bus #33 runs on the route: Ciudad Universitaria - Av. Cost. R. Obligado - Airport - Pto. Nuevo/Retiro (for the bus and train stations) - L.N.Alem/P.Colon - Ramal/Dock Sur - Puerto Madero - Nuñez/Ing Huergo - Suarez/H.Cortéz - Ramal/Barracas - Lamadrid/California - Puente Pueyrredón - Av. Pte. B.Mitre - Cnel.Magán/Agüero - M Madariaga - C Cementerio - C.Urugayo/Cnel Burelas. Cost: ARS 3.75 (coins only) or with the Monedero card ARS 1.75.
Bus #37: Also going to Est. Lanus, but via a different route (mostly along Av. Las Heras and Av. de Mayo). Cost: ARS 3.75 (coins only) or with the Monedero card ARS 1.75.
Bus #45: From just outside the airport, on Avda Costanera Rafael Obligado, city bus #45 runs on the route: Ciudad Universitaria - Airport - Av.Cost.R.Obligado - Pto.Nuevo/Retiro (for bus & train stations) - L.N.Alem - Reconquista - Maipú/Chacabuco - Plaza Constitución - Caseros/Barracas - Hosp G Rawson - Instituto Nacional Salud Mental - O.Cruz/V.Sarsfield - Pte.Victorino de la Plaza - F.Pienovi/Ecuador - B.Rivadavia/H.Irigoyen - Est.Lanús. Cost: ARS 3.75 (coins only) or with the Monedero card ARS 1.75.
Bus #160: From just outside the airport, on Avda Costanera Rafael Obligado, city bus #160 runs on the route: Ciudad Universitaria - Av Figueroa Alcorta - Pacifico/Plaza Italia - Las Heras/S Ortiz - Paraguay/Medrano - Venezuela/Boedo - C Barros/Av Sáenz - Aeronautical Hospital - Puente Uriburu - V Alsina/Humaitá - Viamonte/Moreno - Avenida H Irigoyen - Ruta Nacional 210 - Alsina/San Martín - Est Claypole. Cost: ARS 3.75 (coins only) or with the Monedero card ARS 1.75.
Note: To get to the airport from town take buses #33, 37 (make sure it says Ciudad Universitaria) 45 or 160. Cost: ARS 3.75 (coins only) or with the Monedero card ARS 1.75.



Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Hertz, Localiza, ALAMO/National & AVIS have desks at the south end of arrivals.

Car Parking: There are 2 car parks at the airport, Estacionamiento Norte (to the North end of the terminal, open air parking) and Estacionamiento Sur (to the South end of the terminal, covered parking). Cost: Cars ARS 13 per hour or ARS 52 per day. After the first hour, the hourly rate is divided into 30 minute blocks and charged accordingly.
Airport Tax: Departure Tax: To destinations greater than 300 km US$18/60 Pesos. For less than 300 km US$8. Can be paid in US Dollars, Pesos or Debit Cards. Not payable if departing internationally the same day. This tax is now usually included in the ticket price.
Money Services: ATMs/Cash Machines in International departures.
Airport Hotels: None at the airport, but because the airport is so close to the city centre, there are many hotels nearby.
Notes: Tourist Information desk at the South end of the terminal. Expect long delays for baggage delivery, sometimes 1 hour or more.
Updated Sep13 ADV. Last Visit Jan11


Buenos Aires - Ezeiza Intl (EZE):

Location: 35 km/21 Miles S of the City.
Airport Overview: 3 terminals, A, B & C. The 3 terminals are close together and linked by a covered walkway. You can walk between terminal in around 3-5 mins.


Airline Locations:
Terminal A: Aeromexico, Aerosur, Air Canada, Air Europa, American Airlines, Andes, Avianca, Boliviana, British Airways, Buquebus, Continental, Charters, Conviasa, Copa, Cubana, Delta, Emirates, GOL, Iberia, LAN Argentina, LAN Chile, LAN Ecuador, LAN Peru, Lufthansa, Qatar, Sky Airline, South African, Taca, TAM, TAM Mercosur & United.
Terminal B: No departures, but Intl arrivals for Aerolineas Argentinas, Air France, Alitalia, Austral & KLM.
Terminal C: Intl departures for Aerolineas Argentinas, Air France, Alitalia, Austral & KLM. All domestic departures & arrivals for all airlines.

By Road: The Autopista to the airport has 2 toll booths with total tolls of at least ARS 2.70 payable.


By Taxi:
Taxi Ezeiza: Taxi Ezeiza has a desk as you exit customs in Terminal A arrivals area and outside Terminal B, where you pre-pay the trip and receive a voucher to give to the driver. Cost: To the City Centre ARS 198 (from the city centre ARS 160), Aeroparque Jorge Newberry ARS 220 & San Fernando ARS 270. See the website at www.taxiezeiza.com.ar. Travel Time: To the city centre 35-45 mins.
Manuel Tienda Leon: Runs Remises (private cars) to the city in addition to its buses (see below). Cost: (Not including road tolls): To the city centre ARS 283 one way. To Aeroparque Jorge Newberry ARS 283. To Acasusso ARS 332, Adrogue ARS 259, Avallaneda ARS 293, Beccar ARS 355, Bernal ARS 332, Boulogne ARS 348, Canning ARS 174, Castelar ARS 327, Ciudad Evita ARS 138, Don Torcuato ARS 348, El Palomar ARS 299, Escobar ARS 498, Florida ARS284, Gral Pacheco ARS 369, Grand Bourg ARS 382, Haedo ARS 299, Hurlingham ARS 385, Ituzaingo ARS348, La Lucila ARS 306, La Plata ARS 550, Los Cardales ARS 551, Martinez ARS 306, Merlo ARS 388, Nordelta ARS 498, Olivos ARS 299, Pilar ARS 460, Quilmes ARS 348, Ramos Mejia ARS 292, Padua ARS 327, San Fernando ARS 382, San Isidro ARS 336, San Martin ARS 259, Tigre ARS 389, Tortuguitas ARS 404, Victoria ARS 369, V Ballester ARS 299 & Zarate ARS 723.
Transfer Express: Run remises (private cars) to various destinations around the city. They have a desk in Terminal A arrivals. Cost: To the city centre ARS 138. To Aeroparque Jorge Newberry ARS 170.
VIPS Cars: Run remises (private cars) to various destinations around the city. They have a desk in Terminal A arrivals. Cost: To the city centre ARS 160 + tolls.
World Car: Run remises (private cars) to various destinations around the city. They have a desk in Terminal A arrivals. Cost: To the city centre ARS 190 including tolls. Contact: Tel +54 011 5480 1215.
Other Taxi Companies: Radio Taxi Tel 4552 4444. Aerotax Radio Taxis Tel 4308-1006 or 4942-5646 or 4941-9666. Radio Taxis del Plata Tel 4505 1111.
Taxi Meters: Jan 2011 Costs: Initial cost ARS 5.80, each extra 200m eighth of a mile ARS 0.58, each minute waiting ARS 0.58.

By Public Bus:
General: Public buses at Ezeiza Airport stop at the bus shelter in front of the Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 sign. Exit terminal B and turn left. There is no stop at Terminal A (5 min walk to the bus shelter from there). Buses stopping there include:
Bus #51: This bus stops just on the left of arrivals DECK B. It runs to Constitución Central Station, and the trip takes 1 hour. Check with the driver whether the bus goes to Constitucion, or terminates at Estación Lanus. If it does terminate there, catch the train onwards to Constitucion ($0.50/8 mins). At Constitucion you can take Bus 28, 9, 45, 59 or 100 to go to the city centre.
Cost: It is safe and very cheap at ARS 2. (Coins only).
Bus #8 (slow): This bus was previously known as Bus #86. Runs ~every 45 mins between the airport and the city centre (Plaza de Mayo). Make sure that the bus says Ezeiza on the front since not all #8 buses go all the way to the airport. The bus starts in La Boca and goes along Avenida de Mayo past the Casa Rosada, Plaza del Congreso & the Mercado Central (Central Market). Route: Airport - Av Gral Paz - Av Rivadavia - Rosario/Venezuela - Muñiz/H Yrigoyen - P Colon/Bolivar - Chile/Paseo Colon - Brasil/P Mendoza - B P Galdos - W Villafañe - M Rodriquez - Brandsen - Hernandarias - Av del Valle - Irala y Pinzón.
Cost: ARS 2.
Travel Time: 90-120 mins. A traveller in May 2010 reported a travel time of 2 hrs.
Bus #394: Runs to Barrio 1 & Monte Grande. Cost: ARS 2.
Bus #518: Runs frequently to Ezeiza town. Cost: ARS 2.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Hertz, ALAMO/National, Localiza & AVIS have desks in the arrivals area of Terminal A. There are no desks in Terminal B.

By Train: There is no train service to the airport, however, there are many ways of getting to Retiro Station in central Buenos Aires.
Car Parking: Terminal A & B: Cars ARS 20 per hour, ARS 120 per day. After the first hour, the hourly rate is divided into 30 minute blocks and charged accordingly.
Airport Tax: Departure Tax: To destinations greater than 300 km US$18/60 Pesos. For less than 300 km US$8. Can be paid in US Dollars, Pesos or Debit Cards. Not payable if departing internationally the same day. This tax is now usually included in the ticket price.
Baggage Storage: Left luggage is available in Terminal A and is run by Transbag.
Money Services: There are a few ATMs/Cash Machines in Terminal A and one in Terminal B, but there are frequently long lines to withdraw money. Some of the machines do not accept foreign cards.
Airport Hotels: None at the airport, and since the airport is so far from the city centre, this can be a problem. There are 2 guest houses not far from the airport, but when flights are cancelled, they soon fill up and guests are forced to travel back to the city. Hotel Bernies 011 4480 0420 & Posada de las Aguilas 011 4480 9637.
Notes: Tourist information desk in the arrivals area of terminal A. There is a gas station/petrol station next to Terminal A.
Airport Tel No: (0)11 5480 6111.
Airport Website: www.buenos-aires-airport.com
Updated Sep13 ADV. Last Visit Dec12.




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