The bus (colectivo) is a fast and inexpensive means of transport to travel over the Capital. There are more than 180 lines going through the city and providing connection with all districts in the Greater Buenos Aires.
The service is available at regular intervals. Sometimes, streets may be blocked in the downtown area due to traffic jams.
Hours: Bus service is available all day long but its frequency decreases after 12 am.
Fare: AR$ 5.50
Buses Information Website
- Bus Station of Retiro: 4310-0700/0707
This is the fastest and easiest way to reach your destination. The five subway lines (commonly known as "subtes") are connected with the main avenues and railway and bus stations, and converge upon downtown, the main tourist and hotel area.
Maps showing the subway lines in different colors may be obtained at the ticket offices located in every station. Information boards showing each line routes and transfer stations between lines are available in all stations. These connections that allow passengers to use more than one line are called "combinación".
The service runs Mondays through Saturdays, from 5 am to 10 pm, and Sundays and holidays from 8 am to 10 pm. Fare: AR$ 4.50
They can be requested by phone or you may call them on the street. Radiotaxis (provided with radio systems) are considered safer. There is a great number of taxis in the city - getting a taxi near the tourist areas is easy at any time of day or night. Usually, you will wait for no longer than a few minutes.
Taxis can be easily recognized by their colors - black and yellow. In addition, a red light on the taximeter indicates that they are available.