San Miguel de Tucuman is the capital city of The Tucuman Province, and the largest city in the Northwest region of Argentina. San Miguel de Tucumán is an important historic spot in the country since the Declaration of Independence from Spain took place here on July 9, 1816. The actual place where this important event occurred is a colonial-style house known as “Casa Historica” by tucumanos or “Casita de Tucuman” by Argentineans from other regions. Every 9th of July San Miguel is the capital of ArgentinaAt Teniente Benjamín Matienzo International Airport, at 9km east from San Miguel de Tucuman, there are 5 daily flights from Buenos Aires with Aerolíneas Argentinas and LAN, one daily flight from Mendoza, one from Rosario and two from Córdoba all of them with Sol Líneas Aíreas. International flights are now suspended, but Aerosur had until 2010 four flights a week to Santa Cruz de la Sierra, in Bolivia, with inmediate connections to Madrid and Miami. More information about flight times and rates at and and .There are two weekly trains from Buenos Aires and back. The journey takes approximately 25 hours as it stops in many towns and cities along the railroad. It costs 87 pesos in tourist class, 132 pesos in Primera class, 236 in Pullman class, and 740 pesos in Camarote class (private two bed compartment and two breakfasts), all round trip prices. There are discounts for students, children and seniors. See the excellent (but only in Spanish) web site: train includes a dining and snack car.Trains leave Buenos Aires Retiro station at 09:55 on Mondays and Fridays and return from Tucumán on Wednesdays at 16:59 and on Saturdays at 19:43. Get your tickets early – they are sometimes sold out 10 days in advance.There are two tolls of 1,80$ on Ruta 9: one in Leocadio Paz (15 km from the Border to Salta Province) and one in the Border to Santiago del Estero Province. Emergency phone number is *767 (*SOS) from any mobile telephone. Just on Ruta 9 (a tolled Route).Several bus companies provide services from Tucuman City to almost all major and mid-size cities in Argentina. The city boasts one the largest bus stations in the country and it is located at walking distance from downtown and the main hotels. Bus routes Nr. 4, 8, 10, 102, 103, 110, 118 runs from around the bus station into downtown

Airport: TUC Teniente Benjamin Matienzo Airport Cities in Argentina

Country: Argentina