The cheapest times to fly from FTE to BRC are

  • February 5th to March 25th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 16th to July 1st
  • August 27th 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 BRC is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $518 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $169 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche

Flying from El Calafate (FTE) to San Carlos de Bariloche (BRC) will usually cost between $194 to $384 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 $173. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $433. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $259 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $258 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FTE to BRC flight.

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

FTE to BRC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FTE to BRC 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 $0.25, 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 $248. Return trip prices are from the BRC 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 BRC 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 FTE to BRC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Andes Lineas Aereas, F.B. Lineas Aereas, Gol, jetSMART, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from FTE to BRC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFTE
Origination airport nameEl Calafate Airport
CityEl Calafate

Return Airport

Destination codeBRC
Destination airport nameSan Carlos de Bariloche Airport
CitySan Carlos de Bariloche


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