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Increase in buses and trains: how much do trips cost from today


The national government begins to apply monthly increases according to the INDEC CPI. The Buenos Aires rise will also have increases in sections.


6% increase in the cost of tickets for buses and metropolitan trains

will begin to be applied from this Wednesday in the City and Greater Buenos Aires.

It will be the

second increase of the year

, and the first time that the new calculation modality will be applied, based on the

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

for January, which was released by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec).

In this way, the bus ticket will have

an initial value of $37.10

for routes of up to 3 kilometers;

$41.34 for distances between 3 and 6 kilometers;

$44.52 for trips between 6 and 12;

$47.70 for transfers between 12 and 27;

and $50.88 when the journey exceeds 27 kilometers.

In the case of


the minimum ticket will be $18.02 for the

Roca, Belgrano Sur, Belgrano Norte and Urquiza

lines ;

and $23.32 for the

Sarmiento, Miter and San Martín lines.

"As of March 1,

the new tariff schedule

begins to apply, updated monthly according to the CPI index of the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC), and maintaining the social attributes and benefits of the Sube Network with significant discounts on the value of the ticket", confirmed the Ministry of Transportation in a statement released this afternoon about the changes in the ticket for buses and AMBA trains.

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The new train and bus fares

Rate chart as of March 1, 2023 in AMBA


Ministry of Transport of the Nation



It refers to the fact that the social rate is maintained

, which currently reaches 4.8 million people

, which includes a 55% discount on the ticket, and the


program , with 50% discounts on the second trip, and 75% in the third, as long as they are carried out within the range of two hours from the start of the first. 

The subway

The Buenos Aires government confirmed on Monday that the subway will have its first

increase on March 7.

 Each trip will go from $42 to $58, an increase of the order of 38%, in line with the 39% that the national government added to train and bus tickets in January.


there will be another 3 updates in May, June and September


It will go to $67, $74 and $80, almost double what it costs so far.

The City also puts as arguments the increases in operating costs, which according to the Buenos Aires Government grow at the rate of inflation that will border

100% per year.

The discounts


frequent travelers

will also be maintained from trip number 20. 


its part, the Premetro (simple rate) will rise to $20 in March, and by September it will reach $28.

VTV and Parking

The most important rise in Buenos Aires public services is that of the

Vehicle Technical Verification (VTV)

, which will reach

131% in two sections.

Since Tuesday the first increase was applied, which took it from $4,024 to $7,242.

And it will hit $9,296 in May.

Bikes, meanwhile, went from $1,513 to $2,723 as of Tuesday and will hit $3,495 in May.

Metered parking has also increased.

The value of the hour, which is now paid from an app for mobile phones, has already gone from $45 to $81, an increase of

80 percent.

In addition, it is expected that a new progressive system

will be implemented from mid-March

, where the rate will increase from the second hour, with the aim of giving it

greater rotation

and discouraging parking in downtown Buenos Aires.

30% will be added to the value per hour.

The first one will cost $81, but the second one already rises to $105.30, the third one to $136.90 and from the fourth hour onwards it will cost $178. That is,

leaving the car for four hours will cost $502, twenty.

The metered parking works from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. On Sundays and holidays it is not valid.

For resident neighbors, free

parking is maintained

within a radius of 300 meters from their home.

Related to parking, the cost

of hauling

will also go up .

It went from $6,525 to $9,462, up 45%.

The crane service is one of the most controversial services in the City.

Since last year, the City terminated the contract of the companies that operated with the expired concession since 2001, and

took over the service


The priority is to remove vehicles that obstruct ramps for the disabled, bus stops or loading and unloading spaces.

Meanwhile, the tender to which

five companies submitted is advancing.


the value of the Ecobici service passes increased by 40 percent.

It continues to be free for national residents who make 4 trips per day of up to 30 minutes, Monday through Friday.

But there is an "intensive" pass that cost $1,275 per month and allowed 6 trips per day of up to 60 minutes, every day.

Since Tuesday the 28th it costs $1,785.

For foreign tourists, the increase was similar.

The single trip of up to 30 minutes, every day, went from $500 to $700. The same increase as for the seven-day recreational pass: it used to cost $4,200 and from Tuesday the 28th it will cost $5,900.


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Source: clarin

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