Visit Buenos Aires, Argentina
Best Time To Visit
Buenos Aires radiates all year-long, but fall (from April to June) and spring (from September to December) are the best seasons to visit Buenos Aires, when temperatures are mild and hotels offer lower rates. During the summer months of January and February, expect outdoor concerts and markets, as well as humid heat and considerable crowds. Cultural happenings include the World Tango Festival in August and the Circus Festival in May.
Buenos Aires Transportation
Buenos Aires is a flat, walkable city. The Subte subway system costs $0.67 a ticket, while bus fares vary between $0.30-$0.35. A magnetic SUBE card costs $2.57 and can be used on all modes of public transit. You can also rent bikes for free (registration required) on the EcoBici scheme or flag down distinctive black and yellow taxis.
Buenos Aires Weather
January is the hottest month with an average temperature of 86°F (30°C). July is the coldest with an average temperature of 44°F (7°C).
Know Before Visiting
Many businesses close for all or part of January for summer vacation. Otherwise, restaurants are generally open from 12.30 p.m. until 3 p.m. for lunch, and 8 p.m. until 12 a.m. for dinner. Argentines observe 17 public holidays when banks close.
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