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There are 7 ways to get from Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande by bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Colonia to Montevideo
  2. Take the bus from Montevideo to Pelotas

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Bus via Chui

  1. Take the Bus from Colonia to Montevideo
  2. Take the bus from Montevideo to Minas
  3. Take the bus from Minas to Chuy
  4. Take the bus from Chuí to Pelotas

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Drive

  1. Drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande

Bus to Montevideo, fly to Pelotas

  1. Take the bus from Colonia to Montevideo
  2. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Pelotas (PET)

Car ferry to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, fly to Pelotas

  1. Take the car ferry from Colonia to Buenos Aires
  2. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Pelotas (PET)

Bus to Montevideo, fly to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Take the bus from Colonia to Montevideo
  2. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

Car ferry to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, fly to Porto Alegre, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Colonia to Buenos Aires
  2. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Porto Alegre (POA)
  3. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande

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The cheapest way to get from Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande is to Bus via Chui which costs $29 - $65 and takes 21h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 9h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande. However, there are services departing from Colonia and arriving at Rio Grande via Montevideo and Pelotas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 27m.

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The distance between Colonia del Sacramento and Rio Grande is 598 km. The road distance is 744.9 km.

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The best way to get from Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande without a car is to bus which takes 14h 27m and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 14h 27m to get from Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande bus services, operated by COT, depart from Colonia station.

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There is no direct flight from Montevideo Airport to Pelotas Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 45m and has one stopover.

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Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande bus services, operated by EGA, arrive at Pelotas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande is 745 km. It takes approximately 9h 42m to drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande.

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  • Distance: 598.1 km
  • Duration: 14h 27m

What companies run services between Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay and Rio Grande, Brazil?

You can take a bus from Colonia del Sacramento to Rio Grande via Montevideo and Pelotas in around 14h 27m.

Airlines
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Montevideo to Pelotas via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2400
Flights from Montevideo to Pelotas via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4500
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Pelotas via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 800 - R$ 2700
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Pelotas via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 3800
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Pelotas via Curitiba, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 3500
Flights from Montevideo to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 400 - R$ 2100
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 10000
Bus operators
COT
Phone
(+598) 2409 4949
Email
reservas@cot.com.uy
Website
cot.com.uy
Bus from Colonia to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 50 - R$ 70
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Turil
Phone
+598 4622 4888
Website
turil.com.uy
Bus from Colonia to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 50 - R$ 65
Schedules at
turil.com.uy
Book at
turil.com.uy
EGA
Phone
+(598) 2-4025164
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from Montevideo to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 250 - R$ 320
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
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Bed
R$ 340 - R$ 470
Regular
R$ 250 - R$ 320
Bus from Montevideo to Minas
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 120 - R$ 160
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 210 - R$ 300
Regular
R$ 120 - R$ 160
TTL - Transporte Turismo
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Bus from Colonia to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 1
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Tourist
R$ 1
Business
R$ 1
Seacat Colonia
Phone
(05411) 4314-5100
Website
seacatcolonia.com
Bus from Colonia to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
www.seacatcolonia.com
Cut Corporacion
Phone
+598 2402 19 20
Website
cutcorporacion.com.uy
Bus from Montevideo to Minas
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 50
Schedules at
cutcorporacion.com.uy
Book at
cutcorporacion.com.uy
Grupo Cotar
Phone
(+598)4345 4000, Montevideo: (+598)24022768, (+598)24025075
Website
grupocotar.com.uy
Bus from Montevideo to Minas
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 29 - R$ 40
Schedules at
urubus.com.uy
Book at
grupocotar.com.uy
Bus from Minas to Chuy
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 85
Schedules at
grupocotar.com.uy
Book at
grupocotar.com.uy
Nunez
Phone
(+598) 2402 5363
Website
nunez.com.uy
Bus from Montevideo to Minas
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 50 - R$ 65
Schedules at
nunez.com.uy
Expresso Embaixador
Planalto
Phone
+55 55 3220-7470
Email
contato@planalto.com.br
Website
planalto.com.br
Bus from Porto Alegre to Rio Grande
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 92
Schedules at
planalto.com.br
Book at
planalto.com.br
Ferry operators
Colonia Express
Phone
+54 11 4317 4100
Website
coloniaexpress.com
Car ferry from Colonia to Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 381
Schedules at
argentina.coloniaexpress.com
Book at
directferries.com

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Azul and LATAM Chile offer flights from Montevideo Airport to Pelotas Airport.

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