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.

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Fly to Montevideo  •  23 h 33 min

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

$555 - $1,418

Cheapest option

Fly to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, carferry  •  23 h 51 min

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

$537 - $1,175

2 alternative options

Fly to Punta Del Este, bus  •  29 h 21 min

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

$1,420 - $2,032

Fly to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, carferry  •  25 h

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

$584 - $1,372

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cape Town and Montevideo is 6672 km.

It takes approximately 23 h 33 min to get from Cape Town to Montevideo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Capetown Airport to Montevideo Airport. The quickest flight takes 25 h 42 min and has two stopovers.

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Montevideo is 5 h behind Cape Town. It is currently 6:17 AM in Cape Town and 1:17 AM in Montevideo.

Mango, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras and four other airlines offer flights from Capetown Airport to Montevideo Airport.

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There are 390+ hotels available in Montevideo. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Montevideo.
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  • Distance: 4170.1 miles
  • Duration: 23 h 33 min

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

South African Airways, LATAM Chile and eight other airlines fly from Cape Town to Montevideo hourly.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
25 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
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
36 h 29 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Kimberley, Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
27 h 39 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Luanda, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Capetown to Punta Del Este via Luanda, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
24 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Capetown to Punta Del Este via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
34 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
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
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
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, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
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
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery via Luanda, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Capetown to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini via Kimberley, Johannesburg, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Capetown to Montevideo via Luanda, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
25 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Capetown to Punta Del Este via Luanda, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
25 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Bus operators
COT
Phone
(+598) 2409 4949
Email
reservas@cot.com.uy
Website
cot.com.uy
Bus from Maldonado to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Book at
cot.com.uy
Ferry operators
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$85 - $100
Tourist
$110 - $130
Bussines
$143
First
$153

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