Ministro Pistarini International Airport Ezeiza (EZE) is the airport in Buenos Aires that receives international flights from all over the world such as North America, Europe, and Oceania, … Below you find the best way getting from Ezeiza Buenos Aires airport to Buenos Aires city, tested by myself. I checked all the ways for getting from Buenos Aires international airport to Buenos Aires city.
Getting from the international airport Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires city
The best way to get from Ezeiza Airport in Buenos Aires (EZE) to Buenos Aires City is by private transfer or taxi. It’s your personal preference. A trip of 31km or around 45 minutes is necessary to get from EZE to Buenos Aires city center. As a tourist, you probably have some luggage with you, so traveling comfortably would be nice. How to get from Buenos Aires international airport to Buenos Aires city?
Where do you arrive and how long does a transfer take?
You will all arrive at terminal A, no matter what airline you’re flying with. Once you arrive on Argentine ground there is first passport control ahead of you. Please note to have your address of staying with you. Afterward, you will have the opportunity to get your luggage. A taxi transfer from Ezeiza Airport to Buenos Aires City takes around 40 – 60 minutes, depending on the traffic. A public bus takes around 1h30 – 2h to get you to Plaza de Mayo (Buenos Aires center). Below you will see a map of Buenos Aires International Airport.
1. Airport transfer from Ezeiza airport to Buenos Aires city
Do you want to enjoy the comfort of a private airport transfer from Ezeiza to Buenos Aires? The easy thing is that you decide your pick-up time, return, and destination. I arrived countless times in Buenos Aires after a long flight. And still booked a private airport transfer is the best way getting from Ezeiza to Buenos Aires City (besides family or friends picking me up).
A driver is waiting for you in the arrival hall, even if there is a flight delay because they follow your flight. Going straight to the car parked nearby, and don’t worry about where the driver needs to drop you off. Because it’s all arranged.
It’s just easy. With that experience and my connections within the tourism sector, I start to organize private airport transfers. Therefore, I offer the Buenos Aires airport transfer with the option to cancel for free up to 24h before arrival.
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2. Taxi from Ezeiza airport to Buenos Aires
On the internet, you read some scams practices when taking a taxi from Ezeiza airport to Buenos Aires. For example, taxi drivers that don’t turn on their meter, charging you too much, add service costs to the total price. Be aware of that.
The city had a great system for this kind of irregularities. A system that calculated your trip from the international airport to Buenos Aires and the price was fixed. But, the system is removed due to renovations at Ezeiza Airport. 🙁
A taxi ride from Ezeiza Airport to Buenos Aires City will cost you around 25 USD / €23.
The taxis are waiting for you just outside of the arrival hall. Five minutes walking distance.
3. Uber or Cabify
You can use Uber and Cabify at Ezeiza Airport in Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, you only need to connect to the internet and order the drive to your hotel. Because of the financial situation in the country, many people want to drive for Uber. Read here my last experience with Uber and what do to when booking an Uber of Cabify.
The only hassle is that you need to search for the car. There is no fixed pick-up point and they cannot stop at the taxi lane. And you are not the only one with the idea of ordering a Uber or Cabify. A waiting time may happen.
Uber will cost you around 25USD / 28 EURO.
4. Public transport
It is possible to take a bus from Buenos Aires international airport to the city. Bus line 8 brings you from the airport to Plaza de Mayo or Congress. One way ticket cost you 0,72 USD / 0,60 EURO. A cheap and good way to start your journey with the public transport of Buenos Aires. Bus line 8 takes around 1h30 – 2h to get you to Plaza de Mayo (Buenos Aires center).
5. Shuttle bus
Good luck there are some private bus companies that are more than happy to get you to your destination. Of course, the stops are restricted. With a budget 12USD, it’s possible to get on the bus that takes you from Ezeiza airport to Buenos Aires. There are some companies available but you need to choose the right one to get the closest stop to your destination. Tienda Leon, Mini Bus Ezeiza. Some shuttle services are not available on Bank Holidays or weekends.
Is there an opportunity to arrange a car from the hotel or friends? Then we recommend this very much. Often hotels offer private shuttles to get comfortable in Buenos Aires city. Friends are the easiest way to get from the Buenos Aires international airport (EZE) to Buenos Aires. And above that, you have a super warm welcome.
7. Train and metro
Do you like to ride a train or subway? Sorry, we have to disappoint you. There is no train or subway to get you from the international airport Ezeiza to Buenos Aires.
How long it takes getting from Ezeiza to Buenos Aires?
It takes on average 45 min for getting to the city with a taxi or airport transfer. On rush hours it can take up to 1 hour 15 minutes.
Which is the main airport in Buenos Aires?
Ezeiza international airport (EZE) is the largest airport in Buenos Aires with most of international flights arriving and departing there.
What is the difference between AEP and EZE?
AEP airport serves more domestic flights from and to Buenos Aires. Intercontinental flights are arriving at EZE airport. AEP has some international flights mainly to Brazil.