Transportation - Subways, cabs and buses
subway lines crisscross
Buenos Aires. They run from Monday to Saturday from 5 am to 11.00 pm and
from 8 am to 10 pm on Sundays. The fare is fixed ($2,50) and must be
paid at the ticket-office on each station. Each pass is good for going
anywhere in the city and allows transfers.
Another way to move around Buenos Aires are taxis. For security reasons
it is advisable to always hire the service by phone (radio-taxis). Base
fare is $9.10 and it increases $0.91 cents every 200 meters. The
nocturne fare (from 10 pm to 6 am), the base will cost $11.10 and it
increases $1.10 cents. At the end of the trip you will have to pay what
the meter located to the right of the windshield indicates. Trips
outside the city of Buenos Aires, with no return in the same taxi, may
receive a fee.
Nevertheless, the main features of the city are its buses. Over 110 bus
lines permanently go all around the city. The fare within the city with
SUBE card is either $1.10 or $1.25 pesos depending on the distance of
your trip. For passengers using coins, the amount is $2.00 pesos.
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