There are 6 ways to get from Buenos Aires to Piriápolis by car ferry, car, bus and 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, drive  •  3 h 49 min

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

$86 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Puerto Madero to Piriápolis Buenos Aires-Montevideo-Punta del Este / ...

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Av.Córdoba, Buenos Aires to Montevideo Buenos Aires-Montevideo
  2. Take the bus from Montevideo to Piriápolis Montevideo

$37 - $45

Car ferry, drive via Buenos Aires  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo Buenos Aires-Montevideo-Punta del Este / ...
  2. Drive from Montevideo to Piriápolis

$49 - $172

Fly to Montevideo, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Montevideo (MVD) AEP - MVD
  2. Take the bus from Carrasco International Airport to Piriápolis

$107 - $416

Fly to Punta Del Este, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Punta Del Este (PDP) AEP - PDP
  2. Take the bus from Maldonado to Piriápolis

$156 - $629

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buenos Aires to Piriápolis is to bus and ferry which costs $70 - $110 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Buenos Aires to Piriápolis is to fly and bus which costs $3100 - $13000 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Buenos Aires and Piriápolis is 285 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Buenos Aires to Piriápolis, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puerto Madero and arriving at Piriápolis. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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Map of how to get from Buenos Aires to Piriápolis.
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  • Distance: 178.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

There is no direct connection from Buenos Aires to Piriápolis. However, you can take the car ferry to Puerto Montevideo then take the drive to Piriápolis. Alternatively, Buquebus operates a vehicle from Buenos Aires to Piriápolis twice daily. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 4 h. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Punta Del Este
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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
Buquebus
Website
buquebus.com
Bus and ferry from Puerto Madero to Piriápolis
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Tourist
$2 - $4
Business
$3 - $4
Colonia Express
Website
coloniaexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Buenos Aires to Piriápolis
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
coloniaexpress.com
Economy
$33
Web
$33
Express
$33
Classic
$38
Seacat Colonia
Phone
(05411) 4314-5100
Website
seacatcolonia.com
Bus and ferry from Puerto Madero to Piriápolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
seacatcolonia.com
Economy
$54
Flexible
$56
Full
$63
Plus
$65
Cacciola
Website
cacciolaviajes.com
Bus and ferry from Av.Córdoba, Buenos Aires to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
cacciolaviajes.com.ar
Book at
cacciolaviajes.com.ar
Copsa
Website
copsa.com.uy
Bus from Montevideo to Piriápolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
copsa.com.uy
Book at
urubus.com.uy
Bus from Carrasco International Airport to Piriápolis
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
copsa.com.uy
Book at
urubus.com.uy
Bus from Maldonado to Piriápolis
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
copsa.com.uy
Book at
urubus.com.uy
COT
Phone
(+598) 2409 4949
Email
reservas@cot.com.uy
Website
cot.com.uy
Bus from Montevideo to Piriápolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Book at
cot.com.uy
Bus from Aeropuerto to Piriápolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Book at
cot.com.uy
Bus from Maldonado to Piriápolis
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Book at
cot.com.uy
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
$70 - $150
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$70 - $95
Tourist
$95 - $130
Bussines
$120 - $150
First
$130 - $150
Seacat Colonia
Phone
(05411) 4314-5100
Website
seacatcolonia.com
Car ferry from Puerto Madero to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
seacatcolonia.com
Economy
$37
Flexible
$45
Full
$53
Plus
$58

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