There are 4 ways to get from Cape Town to Montevideo by plane, bus or car 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 to Montevideo  •  24 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Montevideo (MVD) CPT - MVD

$557 - $1,419

3 alternative options

Fly to Punta Del Este, bus  •  28 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Punta Del Este (PDP) CPT - PDP
  2. Take the bus from Maldonado to Montevideo

$1,425 - $2,032

Fly to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, car ferry  •  24 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg (AEP) CPT - AEP
  2. Take the car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo

$631 - $1,361

Fly to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, car ferry  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (EZE) CPT - EZE
  2. Take the car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo

$585 - $1,165

What companies run services between Cape Town, South Africa and Montevideo, Uruguay?

South African Airways, Gol Transportes Aéreos and seven other airlines fly from Cape Town to Montevideo hourly.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Luanda, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Capetown to Punta Del Este via Luanda, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Capetown to Punta Del Este via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo, Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
22 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Luanda, Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Luanda, Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo, Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
22 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
24 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Luanda, Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $950
LATAM Brasil
Website
latam.com
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
29 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Capetown to Punta Del Este via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
26 h 49 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Capetown to Punta Del Este via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
38 h 9 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
33 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Capetown to Punta Del Este via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
26 h 49 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Bus operators
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
$130 - $150
Schedules at
buquebus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cape Town to Montevideo?

The distance between Cape Town and Montevideo is 6672 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Montevideo?

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Montevideo is to fly and car ferry which costs R 7 000 - R 14 000 and takes 24 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cape Town to Montevideo?

The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Montevideo is to fly and car ferry which takes 24 h 6 min and costs R 7 000 - R 14 000.

How long does it take to get from Cape Town to Montevideo?

It takes approximately 24 h 14 min to get from Cape Town to Montevideo, including transfers.