Taxis are the easiest way to get around the city. For rides within Buenos Aires, we recommend you download the Cabify app. To request a taxi by phone, call Taxi Premium (+54 1 4374 6666 or +54 11 5238 0000), a service used by many top hotels. Uber is also available.
The Buenos Aires metro, called the Subte, is the fastest, cheapest way to get around. Pick up maps of the metro and bus lines from tourist offices and most hotels. Six lines connect commercial, tourist, and residential areas of the city.
Buenos Aires has about 140 bus lines that run 24 hours a day; the fare is between 6-8 pesos, depending on the distance traveled; however, you will need to use a preloaded fare card to board.
With an extensive network of bicycle lanes that connect many neighborhoods, the city is easily traversable by bike. The city provides free, yellow Ecobicis, and several private companies rent them. Look for the Red de Ciclovías Protegidas map at tourism kiosks.
Within the city, the Mitre line is the safest and most reliable. Lines to avoid are Roca and San Martin.
Cómo Llego is the official municipal app to help you get around the city, offering step-by-step instructions, including estimated times, fares, distances, and interactive maps for taxis, buses, bikes, and more.
Moovit is an app that can be used to plan your journey and get detailed directions from your current address, a popular location, or any major public transport station. You can view detailed routes on a map and see bus and train timetables, arrival times, and service alerts.