The cheapest times to fly from FTE to AEP are

  • February 26th to July 15th
  • August 6th to September 2nd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FTE to AEP is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $345 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $107 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Buenos Aires

Flying from El Calafate (FTE) to Buenos Aires (AEP) will usually cost between $114 to $261 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $107. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $278. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $171 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $166 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FTE to AEP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FTE to AEP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FTE to AEP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FTE to AEP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from El Calafate. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Buenos Aires, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to El Calafate. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $24 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $161. Return trip prices are from the AEP to FTE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FTE to AEP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FTE to AEP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, F.B. Lineas Aereas, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport to El Calafate Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1285 miles or 2068 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FTE to AEP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FTE to AEP flight is about 3 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between El Calafate and Buenos Aires?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from FTE to AEP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FTE
Origination airport name El Calafate Airport
City El Calafate
Country Argentina
Latitude -50.3
Longitude -72.1

Return Airport

Destination code AEP
Destination airport name Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport
City Buenos Aires
Country Argentina
Latitude -34.6
Longitude -58.4


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