Distance between Buenos Aires and Salta

The distance from Buenos Aires to Salta is 962 miles by road including 449 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 16 hours and 10 minutes and goes through Vicente López, Rosario, Córdoba and San Miguel de Tucumán.

There are tolls on the route.
Shortest distance by air 797 mi ✈️
Car route length 961.9 mi 🚗
Driving time 16 h 10 min
Fuel amount 32.7 gal
Fuel cost 127.6 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Buenos Aires 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
8 mi, 13 min
Vicente López 8 mi 0:13 13 min 0.2 gal
RN9 2 mi, 01 min
Martínez 11 mi 0:14 14 min 0.3 gal
RN9 2 mi, 02 min
Boulogne Sur Mer 12 mi 0:16 16 min 0.4 gal
RN9 3 mi, 02 min
Don Torcuato 16 mi 0:19 19 min 0.5 gal
RN9 2 mi, 01 min
El Talar 18 mi 0:21 21 min 0.6 gal
RN9 163 mi, 2 h 26 min
Rosario 181 mi 2:47 2 h 47 min 6.0 gal
RNA008 RN9 244 mi, 3 h 37 min
Córdoba 426 mi 6:25 6 h 25 min 14.0 gal
RN9 RN157 349 mi, 6 h 20 min
San Miguel de Tucumán 775 mi 12:46 12 h 46 min 26.1 gal
RN9 186 mi, 3 h 23 min
Salta 962 mi 16:10 16 h 10 min 32.5 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Buenos Aires 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
8 mi, 13 min
Vicente López 8 mi 0:13 13 min 0.2 gal
RN9 2 mi, 01 min
Martínez 11 mi 0:14 14 min 0.3 gal
RN9 2 mi, 02 min
Boulogne Sur Mer 12 mi 0:16 16 min 0.4 gal
RN9 3 mi, 02 min
Don Torcuato 16 mi 0:19 19 min 0.5 gal
RN9 2 mi, 01 min
El Talar 18 mi 0:21 21 min 0.6 gal
RN9 1 mi, 00 min
Ricardo Rojas 19 mi 0:22 22 min 0.6 gal
RN9 1 mi, 01 min
El Triángulo 21 mi 0:24 24 min 0.7 gal
RN9 3 mi, 02 min
Garín 24 mi 0:27 27 min 0.7 gal
RN9 3 mi, 02 min
Ingeniero Maschwitz 26 mi 0:29 29 min 0.9 gal
RN9 5 mi, 04 min
Belén de Escobar 31 mi 0:33 33 min 0.9 gal
RN9 6 mi, 05 min
Lomas del Río Luján 37 mi 0:39 39 min 1.2 gal
RN9 2 mi, 02 min
Ingeniero Rómulo Otamendi 40 mi 0:42 42 min 1.3 gal
RN9 6 mi, 05 min
Campana 46 mi 0:47 47 min 1.5 gal
RN9 66 mi, 59 min
Las Bahamas 113 mi 1:46 1 h 46 min 3.7 gal
RN9 69 mi, 1 h 01 min
Rosario 181 mi 2:47 2 h 47 min 6.0 gal
RNA008 RN9 9 mi, 08 min
Funes 191 mi 2:56 2 h 56 min 6.4 gal
RN9 90 mi, 1 h 19 min
Leones 281 mi 4:16 4 h 16 min 9.4 gal
RN9 144 mi, 2 h 09 min
Córdoba 426 mi 6:25 6 h 25 min 14.0 gal
RN9 26 mi, 29 min
Colonia Caroya 452 mi 6:55 6 h 55 min 15.1 gal
RN9 7 mi, 08 min
Jesús María 460 mi 7:03 7 h 03 min 15.6 gal
RN9 23 mi, 24 min
Villa Gutiérrez 482 mi 7:28 7 h 28 min 16.4 gal
RN60 6 mi, 06 min
Avellaneda 489 mi 7:35 7 h 35 min 16.4 gal
RN60 6 mi, 06 min
Los Pozos 495 mi 7:41 7 h 41 min 16.8 gal
RN60 12 mi, 14 min
Deán Funes 507 mi 7:56 7 h 56 min 17.0 gal
RN60 38 mi, 41 min
Quilino 545 mi 8:37 8 h 37 min 17.7 gal
RN60 41 mi, 44 min
Recreo 585 mi 9:22 9 h 22 min 19.6 gal
RN157 34 mi, 37 min
Quirós 620 mi 9:59 9 h 59 min 20.5 gal
RN157 34 mi, 36 min
Frías 654 mi 10:35 10 h 35 min 21.7 gal
RN157 17 mi, 18 min
Lavalle 670 mi 10:53 10 h 53 min 22.8 gal
RN157 9 mi, 09 min
San Pedro 679 mi 11:03 11 h 03 min 22.8 gal
RN157 19 mi, 20 min
Taco Ralo 698 mi 11:23 11 h 23 min 23.4 gal
RN157 11 mi, 12 min
La Madrid 710 mi 11:36 11 h 36 min 24.1 gal
RN157 12 mi, 12 min
Monteagudo 722 mi 11:49 11 h 49 min 24.4 gal
RN157 7 mi, 07 min
Atahona 729 mi 11:56 11 h 56 min 24.7 gal
RN157 6 mi, 06 min
Pampa Mayo 734 mi 12:02 12 h 02 min 24.9 gal
RN157 4 mi, 03 min
Simoca 738 mi 12:06 12 h 06 min 25.1 gal
RN157 2 mi, 02 min
Manuela Pedraza 741 mi 12:09 12 h 09 min 25.1 gal
RN157 6 mi, 05 min
Río Colorado 746 mi 12:15 12 h 15 min 25.3 gal
RN157 6 mi, 06 min
San Ramón 752 mi 12:21 12 h 21 min 25.4 gal
RN157 7 mi, 08 min
Manuel García Fernández 760 mi 12:29 12 h 29 min 25.8 gal
RN157 16 mi, 15 min
San Miguel de Tucumán 775 mi 12:45 12 h 45 min 26.1 gal
RN9 17 mi, 17 min
Tapia 792 mi 13:03 13 h 03 min 26.9 gal
RN9 16 mi, 17 min
Benjamín Paz 808 mi 13:20 13 h 20 min 27.4 gal
RN9 37 mi, 39 min
Lechuza 845 mi 14:00 14 h 00 min 28.4 gal
RN9 10 mi, 11 min
Rosario de la Frontera 855 mi 14:11 14 h 11 min 29.0 gal
RN9 18 mi, 20 min
Metán Viejo 873 mi 14:31 14 h 31 min 29.6 gal
RN9 4 mi, 04 min
Metán 877 mi 14:36 14 h 36 min 29.8 gal
RN9 57 mi, 1 h 01 min
Torzalito 934 mi 15:38 15 h 38 min 31.6 gal
RN9 28 mi, 30 min
Salta 962 mi 16:09 16 h 09 min 32.5 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Buenos Aires to Salta?

Fuel cost: 127.6 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 961.9 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.9 USD / gal)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Buenos Aires to Salta?

Driving time: 16 h 10 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 426 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 6 h 16 min
  • 9 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 8 min
  • 450 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 8 h 2 min
  • 55 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 h 6 min
  • 19 mi with a maximum speed 37 mph = 29 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 25 mph = 6 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Buenos Aires to Salta by land?

The distance between Buenos Aires and Salta is 961.9 mi by road including 449.3 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Buenos Aires and Salta respectively.

How far is Buenos Aires to Salta by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Buenos Aires and Salta is 796.6 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Buenos Aires and Salta respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Buenos Aires from Salta by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 36 min to cover the distance of 797 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 49 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Buenos Aires to Salta?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 5 h 20 min to cover the distance of 797 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 6 h 6 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Buenos Aires and Salta?

The halfway point between Buenos Aires and Salta is Villa Gutiérrez. It is located about 1 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Villa Gutiérrez to Buenos Aires is 482 mi and driving will take about 7 h 28 min. The road between Villa Gutiérrez and Salta has length 479 mi and will take approximately 8 h 42 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Avellaneda is in 489 mi from Buenos Aires and 473 mi from Salta
  • Los Pozos is in 495 mi from Buenos Aires and 467 mi from Salta
  • Jesús María is in 460 mi from Buenos Aires and 502 mi from Salta

Where is Buenos Aires in relation to Salta?

Buenos Aires is located 797 mi south-east of Salta.

Buenos Aires has geographic coordinates: latitude -34.60756, longitude -58.43708.

Salta has geographic coordinates: latitude -24.78938, longitude -65.41019.

Which highway goes from Buenos Aires to Salta?

The route from Buenos Aires to Salta follows RN9, RN157, RN60, RN34.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • RN2V9: 9 mi
  • RNA019: 7 mi
  • RNA008: 6 mi
  • RN38: 4 mi
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