The cheapest times to fly from REL to FTE are

  • February 5th to July 1st (except the weeks of February 19th and April 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 REL to FTE is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $613 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $130 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to El Calafate

Flying from Trelew (REL) to El Calafate (FTE) will usually cost between $167 to $426 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $199. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $511. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $312 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $242 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REL to FTE flight.

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

REL to FTE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REL to FTE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Trelew. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is 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 El Calafate, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Trelew. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (28%) 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 $210. Return trip prices are from the FTE to REL 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 REL 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 2 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from El Calafate Airport to Almirante Zar Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 584 miles or 940 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Trelew and El Calafate?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from REL to FTE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code REL
Origination airport name Almirante Zar Airport
City Trelew
Country Argentina
Latitude -43.2
Longitude -65.3

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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