The cheapest times to fly from FTE to EZE are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to July 1st
  • September 10th to October 21st

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 EZE is mid June. Prices can be as high as $988 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $107 for Sunday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Buenos Aires

Flying from El Calafate (FTE) to Ezeiza (EZE) will usually cost between $114 to $466 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $107. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $806. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $699 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $243 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FTE to EZE flight.

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

FTE to EZE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FTE to EZE 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday 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 $55 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $242. Return trip prices are from the EZE 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 EZE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 16 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from FTE to EZE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP) in Buenos Aires

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from EZE
  • Usually 31.76% less expensive than EZE
  • Nonstop flights available

See FTE to AEP flights


Flight Hacking FTE to EZE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FTE to EZE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salta (FTE > SLA > EZE)

  • Price for both tickets: $223
  • Average savings: $20 (8.32%)

See FTE to SLA flights

Hack #2: Cordoba (FTE > COR > EZE)

  • Price for both tickets: $232
  • Average savings: $11 (4.52%)

See FTE to COR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ministro Pistarini Airport to El Calafate Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1266 miles or 2037 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FTE to EZE flight is about 3 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between El Calafate and Ezeiza?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from FTE to EZE.


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 EZE
Destination airport name Ministro Pistarini Airport
City Ezeiza
Country Argentina
Latitude -34.8
Longitude -58.5


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