Bariloche is in the Río Negro Province, near the Nahuel Huapi National Park in Argentina.San Carlos de Bariloche is a city in the province of Río Negro, Argentina, situated on the foothills of the Andes, surrounded by lakes (Nahuel Huapi, Gutiírrez Lake, Moreno Lake and Mascardi Lake) and mountains (Tronador, Cerro Catedral, Cerro López). It is famous for skiing but also great for sight-seeing, water sports, trekking and climbing. Another claim to fame is its Swiss-like atmosphere and its chocolate boutiques and breweries. Look for the St. Bernard dogs on display for tourists.San Carlos de Bariloche International Airport (IATA: BRC)Only handful of airlines fly into Bariloche so fares could get very high if you try to book a ticket closer to your travel date. i.e. book well in advance.This is a very quiet airport so bring sufficient cash (preferably AR$s or US$s) with you as you may not be able to get money from an ATM or change at the airport.A taxi into town from the counter in the arrivals hall would set you back AR$ 120 (Feb 2014) however, you may be able to share a cab with another party and pay AR$ 60 each, especially during busy times. There’s a van (desk is at the left after exiting the gate) that take passengers to any hotel in the city for AR$ 150 (July 2018).At the belt for luggage recovering there is a screen with the following cost: taxi 500 AR$, aerojet 550 (this is a boot just after luggage control) Mini buses run very infrequently or not at all, depending on the day but are not legally registered, so it’s better to get public transportaton or book ahead with a registered travel agency to pick you up.Public bus no 72 to town runs at 0710, 0910, 1110, 1310, 1510, 1610, 1810 and 2210 and cost about AR$ 12 (Nov 2015). It is not possible to pay with cash, only with special card that is not available for sale at the airport. Try asking someone local taking the bus to pay for you with their card in exchange for the cash.To go by car to Bariloche from Buenos Aires takes about 22 hours. One of the best alternatives is to go to Neuquen on the first day (a distance of about 1200 km) and then to continue the second day driving about 450 kilometers.There is more than one route to get to Bariloche by car from Buenos Aires: By bus you can choose between different companies, such as “Via Bariloche”, “El Crucero del Norte”, “Andesmar”, etc. The first 2 companies offer different services, where the main variable is comfort and price. You can take “super cama”, which has wide and large seats. “Cama” has wide seats. “Semi-cama” has the normal distribution of 4 seats per row. “Supercama” and “cama” take as long as 19 hours (summer)

Airport: BRC San Carlos De Bariloche Airport Cities in Argentina

Country: Argentina