There are 9 ways to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls by plane, car, car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Montevideo to Ciudad del Este, drive  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Ciudad del Este (AGT) MVD - AGT
  2. Drive from Ciudad del Este to Iguazu Falls

$268 - $1,022

Cheapest option

Busferry, bus  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the busferry from Montevideo to Puerto Madero Via Buenos Aires / ...
  2. Take the bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú Via Puerto Iguazu / ...

$59 - $211

7 alternative options

Carferry to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, fly to Iguazu  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the carferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
  2. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Iguazu (IGR) AEP - IGR

$256 - $573

Carferry to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, fly to Iguazu  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the carferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
  2. Fly from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (EZE) to Iguazu (IGR) EZE - IGR

$269 - $666

Fly Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Foz do Iguacu (IGU) MVD - IGU

$344 - $1,016

Carferry to El Palomar, fly to Iguazu  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the carferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
  2. Fly from El Palomar (EPA) to Iguazu (IGR) EPA - IGR

$157 - $519

Carferry, bus  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Take the carferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero Montevideo-Buenos Aires
  2. Take the bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú Via Puerto Iguazu / ...

$121 - $220

Bus  •  28 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Montevideo - Tres Cruces to Retiro Montevideo-Buenos Aires
  2. Take the bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú Via Puerto Iguazu

$78 - $103

Drive  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls 850.1 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls. However, there are services departing from Montevideo and arriving at Iguazu Falls via Av. Eduardo Madero 801-899, Retiro and Puerto Iguazú. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 3 min.

More details

The distance between Montevideo and Iguazu Falls is 1040 km. The road distance is 1360.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls without a car is to carferry and bus which takes 22 h 3 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 13 h 48 min to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls, including transfers.

More details

Montevideo to Iguazu Falls bus services, operated by Seacat Colonia, depart from Montevideo station.

More details

The best way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is to fly which takes 8 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 h 3 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Montevideo Airport to Ciudad del Este Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 20 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

Montevideo to Iguazu Falls bus services, operated by Crucero Del Norte, arrive at Puerto Iguazú station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is 1360 km. It takes approximately 18 h 36 min to drive from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls.

Get driving directions

LATAM Chile and Amaszonas offer flights from Montevideo Airport to Ciudad del Este Airport.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 650.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 48 min

What companies run services between Montevideo, Uruguay and Iguazu Falls, Argentina?

LATAM Chile and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls via Retiro and Puerto Iguazú in around 28 h 3 min.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Montevideo to Ciudad del Este via Asuncion
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montevideo to Ciudad del Este via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Asuncion
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montevideo to Ciudad del Este via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Asuncion
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Airlines of Tasmania
Website
airtasmania.com.au
Flights from El Palomar to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Andes Líneas Aéreas
Website
andesonline.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Bus operators
Crucero Del Norte
Phone
+54 810 777 2725
Email
info@crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$30 - $45
Suite
$45 - $55
Cama
$40 - $55
Rio Uruguay
Seacat Colonia
Phone
(05411) 4314-5100
Website
seacatcolonia.com
Bus and ferry from Montevideo to Puerto Madero
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
seacatcolonia.com
Economy
$29
Flexible
$35
Full
$41
Plus
$45
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Bus and ferry from Puerto de Montevideo to Puerto Madero
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$75 - $90
Tourist
$90 - $120
Business
$110 - $140
First
$120 - $150
Cauvi
Phone
+54 11 4314-4930 / 4314-6999 / 4301-3663
Email
cauvibue@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Montevideo - Tres Cruces to Retiro
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Tigre Iguazu
Phone
0810-333-7575
Website
tigreiguazu.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú
Ave. Duration
18 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tigreiguazu.com.ar
Book at
checkout.busplus.com.ar
Semi Bed
$40 - $55
Bed
$45 - $60
Ferry operators
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Car ferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$90 - $110
Tourist
$110 - $140
Bussines
$145
First
$155

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including 10 amazing places to get away from it all in Australia, 4 of the smartest ways to explore Australia and What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 574+ hotels available in Iguazu Falls. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Montevideo to Montevideo Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

More details