How to get to La Plata

How to get to La Plata

The city of La Plata is located at 34 ° 55 22 south latitude and 57 ° 57 15 west longitude, 58 km. and about 60 minutes away of the City of Buenos Aires. The easiest way to get to this city is by going to the Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Ezeiza – EZE) or the Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP), located in the Federal Capital. The majority of international flights are destined to the first, although flights from countries bordering our country, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay, can arrive at either of them.

 

To and from Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Ezeiza – EZE)

Ezeiza International Airport is the most important one of the whole country. It is located 22 km from the city of Buenos Aires and has an adequate infrastructure for the operation of large–sized aircrafts.

If you arrive to Buenos Aires City by plane you have different transfer options such as minivans, buses and taxis.
By car: By highway AU 1 to Buenos Aires that connects with Autopista La Plata-Buenos Aires. The approximate travel time is one hour. You can hire a taxi or remise at the airport.

By Minibus: It is taken at the airport. The minibus has a regular service to the city of La Plata whose approximate duration is one hour, and it ends at the place designated by the passenger. We suggest using the regular services of Manuel Tienda Leon, wich provides buses, minivans fully equipped and very comfortable. Below are the approximate schedules:

LA PLATA EZE EZE LA PLATA
02:00 03:30 06:00 07:30
04:30 06:00 08:30 10:00
08:30 10:00 11:00 12:30
12:30 14:00 14:30 16:00
16:30 18:00 20:00 21:30
18:30 20:00 22:30 00:00

*Time table is aproximated.

PRICES: EZEIZA – LA PLATA
Number of PAX 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
One Way U$S 21.7 U$S 36.25 U$S 50,7 U$S 67.6 U$S 84.5 U$S 101.5 U$S 118.5 U$S 135.2
Round Trip (dif days) U$S 36.25 U$S 62.8 U$S94.2 U$S 125.60 U$S 157 U$S188.5 U$S 220 U$S 251

*Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Tickets must be purchased in advance at: https://tiendaleonlpg.com/busqueda-horario

 

By Bus: First you must arrive at the Retiro Terminal, by taking a taxi at the airport or a mini bus Tienda Leon. If you choose Tienda Leon, you can buy your ticket Ezeiza- Retiro: http://www.tiendaleon.com/articulo/BEZEMAD/

It costs U$S 9. Once in the Bus Terminal, take the buses “Empresa Costera Metropolitana” or “Empresa Plaza” indicating La Plata by highway. The company has service every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends. The duration of the trip is approximately one hour and it ends at the La Plata Terminal (lanes 4 and 42). The  aproximate cost of the collective is US $ 2.8. To take these buses, it is necessary to have a SUBE card*.  * The SUBE card is not available at any kiosk, but you can get one at the airport, buying it at the “SUBE Terminals”

 

By train:

First you must take a taxi from the airport to the railway station: Constitución. Once you are there, you mas take Roca train from Constitución railway station (approximately every 40 minutes). Arrival at the railway station of La Plata (located in lanes 1 and 43). The approximate cost of the train is U$S 0,60. To take this train, it is necessary to have a SUBE card.

* The SUBE card is not available at any kiosk, but you can get one at the airport, buying it at the “SUBE Terminals”.

 

To and from Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP) 

By car:

The approximate distance between Buenos Aires and La Plata is 55 km. Access is simple because both cities are connected by the La Plata-Buenos Aires highway. You can hire a taxi or remise at the airport. There are no services of Tienda Leon from Jorge Newberry Airport to La Plata.

By Bus:

First you must arrive at the Retiro Terminal, by taking a taxi at the airport or a mini bus Tienda Leon. You can buy your ticket Aeroparque-Retiro (Terminal Madero): http://www.tiendaleon.com/resultados/busqueda/bus/It costs U$S 4,5. Once in Bus Terminal, take the buses “Empresa Costera Metropolitana” or “Empresa Plaza”, indicating La Plata by highway. The company has service every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends. The duration of the trip is approximately one hour and it ends at the La Plata Terminal (lanes 4 and 42). The  aproximate cost of the collective is US $ 2.8. To take these buses, it is necessary to have a SUBE card* * The SUBE card is not available at any kiosk, but you can get one at the airport, buying it at the “SUBE Terminals”

By train:

First you must take a taxi from the airport to the railway station: Constitución. Once you are there, you mas take Roca train from Constitución railway station (approximately every 40 minutes). Arrival at the railway station of La Plata (located in lanes 1 and 43). ). The approximate cost of the train is U$S 0,60. To take this train, it is necessary to have a SUBE card*.

* The SUBE card is not available at any kiosk, but you can get one at the airport, buying it at the “SUBE Terminals”

 

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