Hit the Ground Running Buenos Aires, Argentina: A Digital Nomad City Guide

Taylor Coil

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The airport is 45 minutes – 1.5 hours away from the city.

This city map has transportation info.

Here you’ll find more comprehensive info on getting around the city.

Bus

Colectivo (public bus) line 8 will drop you off at Plaza de Mayo

Costs: About 10 AR

Private buses are more comfortable, but slightly more expensive

Costs: 30-70 AR

Manuel Tienda León: The private bus that’s always running; drops off in the Retiro neighborhood

Costs: 110-150 AR

Uber

Uber exists in Buenos Aires.

Please note that drivers may ask you to sit in the front seat instead of the back due to controversy

Ask to be picked up at the bus stop, 100m from the entrance, to avoid difficulties

Costs: Often less than taxi

Subte

There is no Subte (underground metro) station at Ezeiza Airport

If you want to take public transportation, take a bus

Subte Map 

Taxi

Look for signage that says “Taxi Ezeiza”

Make sure you have cash for taxi

Costs: 400 AR

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Cell Phone

T-Mobile’s Simple Choice International plan works in Argentina

Major cell carriers in Argentina: Claro, Movistar & Personal 

Movistar has the best LTE coverage and offers a data-only package if you don’t need call or text

Wifi

Free wifi is available at the airport

Download BA Wifi (app) to find free wifi around the city

Data

SIM cards in Argentina are not tetherable 

Get a SIM card from one of the many kiosks (cash only) on the street

If you need to pay with a credit card, find a branded Movistar store

More information on how to buy and activate a SIM card

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