The cheapest times to fly from BRC to FTE are

  • January 29th to July 1st (except the weeks of February 12th, March 26th, and April 2nd)
  • September 3rd to October 14th

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 BRC to FTE is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $596 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $169 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to El Calafate

Flying from San Carlos de Bariloche (BRC) to El Calafate (FTE) will usually cost between $196 to $379 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $178. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $468. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $290 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $256 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BRC to FTE flight.

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

BRC to FTE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BRC to FTE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Carlos de Bariloche. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (12%) 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 $247. Return trip prices are from the FTE to BRC 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 BRC to FTE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Andes Lineas Aereas, F.B. Lineas Aereas, Gol, jetSMART, LATAM, Norwegian Air Argentina S.A.U., and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from El Calafate Airport to San Carlos de Bariloche Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 632 miles or 1017 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BRC to FTE flight is about 2 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between San Carlos de Bariloche and El Calafate?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from BRC to FTE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BRC
Origination airport name San Carlos de Bariloche Airport
City San Carlos de Bariloche
Country Argentina
Latitude -41.2
Longitude -71.2

Return Airport

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


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