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

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

Car ferry  •  2 h 15 min

$110 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Retiro/Montevideo / ...

$3 - $50

1 alternative option

Fly  •  2 h 43 min

  1. AEP - MVD

$105 - $416

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

Pullman General Belgrano operates a bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Aerolíneas Argentinas and Amaszonas Uraguay fly from Buenos Aires to Montevideo every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Amaszonas Uraguay
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Bus operators
Pullman General Belgrano
Email
pgb@gralbelgrano.com.ar
Website
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $45
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Cauvi
Phone
+54 11 4314-4930 / 4314-6999 / 4301-3663
Email
cauvibue@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Retiro to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
busbud.com
Ferry operators
Buquebus
Website
buquebus.com
Car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
buquebus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Buenos Aires and Montevideo is 203 km.

The cheapest way to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo is to bus which costs $90 - $1200 and takes 8 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo is to car ferry which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $2700 - $3100.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buenos Aires and arriving at Montevideo. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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.

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