In the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA), the prices of the fares of the transportation public 40% in the month of January 2023. This variation was communicated by the Ministry of Transport of the Nation, chaired by Diego Giuliano.
The measure, which was made official through resolution 952/2022, also states the following increases that the aforementioned tariffs will receive: transportation of AMBA in the months after February. A) Yes, from the month of March, the values of the tickets They will be updated every month according to the General Consumer Price Index (CPI) of the Greater Buenos Aires Region.
This value will oscillate according to the general inflation index published monthly by the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC), so with this tool is that the monthly rate increases of transportation. In the case of minimum ticket By bus in the AMBA, it will cost $35 and, for its part, the train will cost between $17 and $22, depending on the line to be used.
The prices of long-distance train tickets, crucial for moving to tourist locations on summer vacations, are as follows: Constitución Square to Mar del Plata: $1,197, Constitución Square to Pinamar: $1,038, Constitución Square to Bahía Blanca: $2,049, Withdrawal to Rosario Norte: $948. Eleven to Pehuajó: $1086, Withdrawal to Justo Daract (San Luis): $1962. Withdrawal to the City of Córdoba: $2,106 and Withdrawal to San Miguel de Tucumán: $3,447.
Reasons for the increase
Since December 22, the Ministry of Transportation explained that “the new tariff charts will be submitted to an instance of citizen participation, where opinions and proposals can be expressed.” Last August, transport had already increased by 40%.
Further, they said about the increase, which was taken into account “increases in the prices of inputs and services, including diesel, insurance, price of rolling stock and spare parts, which have not been recognized in the rates, so the increases are necessary to maintain the economic-financial equation that allows their sustainability”.