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

$50 - $120

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Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces Buenos Aires-Punta del Este / ...

$2 - $35

1 alternative option

Fly  •  2 h 43 min

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

$105 - $415

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

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The quickest way to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo is to car ferry which costs $2100 - $4500 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buenos Aires and arriving at Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 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 $2100 - $4500.

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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 Pullman General Belgrano, depart from Buenos Aires station.

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The best way to get from Buenos Aires to Montevideo is to bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs $90 - $1200. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $4100 - $17000 and takes 2 h 43 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?

Pullman General Belgrano operates a bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 10 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
Bus operators
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
$3 - $35
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 - Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
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
$50 - $120
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Tourist
$70 - $95
Bussines
$95 - $110
First
$100 - $120

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Buenos Aires to Montevideo bus services, operated by Pullman General Belgrano, arrive at Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces station.

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

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There are 399+ hotels available in Montevideo. Prices start at $28 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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