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There are 3 ways to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo by car ferry, bus or plane

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Car ferry  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo Buenos Aires-Montevideo

$85 - $160

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Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Retiro to Montevideo - Tres Cruces Buenos Aires-Montevideo / ...

$16 - $45

1 alternative option

Fly  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Montevideo (MVD) AEP - MVD

$105 - $416

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The cheapest way to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo is to bus which costs $600 - $1500 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo is to car ferry which costs $3200 - $6000 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Retiro and arriving at Montevideo - Tres Cruces. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Puerto Madero and arriving at Puerto Montevideo. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Buenos Aires and Montevideo is 203 km.

The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo without a car is to car ferry which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $3200 - $6000.

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The car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Buenos Aires to Montevideo bus services, operated by Cauvi, depart from Retiro station.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo is to bus which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $600 - $1500. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $3800 - $16000 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport to Montevideo Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo.
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  • Distance: 126.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay?

Cauvi operates a bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo once daily. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 7 h 49 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Aerolíneas Argentinas and Amaszonas fly from Buenos Aires to Montevideo every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Montevideo via Punta Del Este
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Bus operators
Cauvi
Phone
+54 11 4314-4930 / 4314-6999 / 4301-3663
Email
cauvibue@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Retiro to Montevideo - Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Condor Estrella
Website
condorestrella.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires - Terminal Retiro to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
condorestrella.com.ar
Book at
condorestrella.com.ar
Semi Cama
$32 - $38
Cama Ejecutivo
$37 - $42
Pullman General Belgrano
Email
pgb@gralbelgrano.com.ar
Website
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semicama
$16 - $23
Cama
$35 - $41
Ferry operators
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$85 - $110
Tourist
$110 - $130
Bussines
$144
First
$153

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Buenos Aires to Montevideo bus services, operated by Cauvi, arrive at Montevideo - Tres Cruces station.

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Aerolíneas Argentinas and Amaszonas offer flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport to Montevideo Airport.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Montevideo. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $150.

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