Public transport in Buenos Aires consists of different systems that allow you to travel easily and quickly, as well as to visit many landmarks, museums and other attractions. You can travel by bus (colectivos), metro (subte), taxi, train or on bicycles. Of course, we recommend that you avoid travelling during rush hour, when people are going to, or returning from, work.
Buses, which are called Colectivos in Argentina, are the most frequented forms of public transport in Buenos Aires. There are more than 200 lines that go on every five minutes, and they operate all day, every day. You can also use the Metrobus, which uses more exclusive routes and is generally quicker than ordinary bus lines.The regular ticket price for the bus is 23 ARS. By the way, the bus transport system of Buenos Aires is called the AMBA.
The Metro is known as the Subte and is the oldest underground transportation system in South America. The metro boasts around 60km of railways, all separated into 6 lines and 85 stations. Metro ticket prices in Buenos Aires. Between 1 and 20 rides per month – 21 ARS. Between 21 and 30 rides per month – 16.8 ARS. Between 31 and 40 rides per month – 14.7 ARS. More than 40 rides per month – 12.6 ARS.
Taxies in Buenos Aires are colored in black and yellow. This is definitely the quickest way to go around. The prices of taxies in Buenos Aires depend on the route, the length of the travel and the time of day when you decide to take a taxi. The basic price at the start of the ride is 59.5 ARS, and every next kilometer travelled costs an additional 29.75 ARS. The waiting fee is 357 ARS per hour. The aforementioned prices are valid during the day. Between 10pm and 6am, the starting price is 71.4 ARS, while every kilometer costs another 35.7 ARS. The waiting fee for each hour costs 428.4 ARS.
Trains – If you want to travel to the suburbs of Buenos Aires, one of the possible ways to do so is by train. Some stations can also be used to travel around the city itself. Several train lines are available, which will take you to places outside of town which visitors often find interesting. Train ticket prices for Mitre, Sarmiento and San Martin: Regular ticket price: Mitre 12.25 ARS, Sarmiento 15.5 ARS, San Martin 18.5 ARS.
Rent a Bike - Ecobici - Bicycles are a great way to go around Buenos Aires. Taking into account that the weather in the city is very pleasant throughout the year, the city is truly a great place to rent a bicycle to easily go around town and visit all of the tourist attractions quickly. Bicycle renting fees for private renters are usually around 2 dollars per hour, and 15 dollars per day. Bicycles can also be rented from the city itself, and these bicycles are called Ecobics. Renting places are available around town to ensure that you can easily and quickly rent a bicycle and travel in a healthy way no only for you, but for the entire planet as well.