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There are 9 ways to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls by plane, car, car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly Montevideo to Ciudad del Este, drive  •  13h 59m

  1. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Ciudad del Este (AGT) MVD - AGT
  2. Drive from Ciudad del Este to Iguazu Falls

$268 - $1,013

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Bus  •  27h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Montevideo - Tres Cruces to Retiro Montevideo-Buenos Aires / ...
  2. Take the bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú Via Puerto Iguazu

$51 - $117

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Fly Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Foz do Iguacu (IGU) MVD - IGU

$304 - $957

Car ferry to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, fly to Iguazu  •  6h 21m

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

$268 - $665

Car ferry to El Palomar, fly to Iguazu  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
  2. Fly from El Palomar (EPA) to Iguazu (IGR) EPA - IGR

$160 - $524

Car ferry to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, fly to Iguazu  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
  2. Fly from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery (AEP) to Iguazu (IGR) AEP - IGR

$255 - $572

Car ferry, bus  •  22h 3m

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero Montevideo-Buenos Aires
  2. Take the bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú Via Puerto Iguazu / ...

$120 - $239

Bus and ferry, bus  •  24h 3m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Montevideo to Puerto Madero Via Buenos Aires / ...
  2. Take the bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú Via Puerto Iguazu / ...

$59 - $263

Drive  •  18h 36m

  1. Drive from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls 850.1 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is to bus which costs $50 - $120 and takes 27h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is to car ferry and fly which costs $260 - $700 and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls. However, there are services departing from Montevideo and arriving at Iguazu Falls via Av. Eduardo Madero 801-899, Retiro and Puerto Iguazú. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 3m.

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The distance between Montevideo and Iguazu Falls is 1040 km. The road distance is 1360.1 km.

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The best way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 22h 3m and costs $120 - $240.

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It takes approximately 13h 59m to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls, including transfers.

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Montevideo to Iguazu Falls bus services, operated by Seacat Colonia, depart from Montevideo station.

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The best way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is to fly which takes 8h 43m and costs $300 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 27h 19m.

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There is no direct flight from Montevideo Airport to Ciudad del Este Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 20m and has one stopover.

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Montevideo to Iguazu Falls bus services, operated by Crucero Del Norte, arrive at Puerto Iguazú station.

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Map of how to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls.
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  • Distance: 650.3 miles
  • Duration: 13h 59m

What companies run services between Montevideo, Uruguay and Iguazu Falls, Argentina?

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and Azul fly from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls via Retiro, Puerto Iguazú, and Puerto Iguazú in around 27h 19m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Airlines of Tasmania
Website
airtasmania.com.au
Flights from El Palomar to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Silk Way Airlines
Website
silkway-airlines.com
Flights from Montevideo to Ciudad del Este via Asuncion
Ave. Duration
11h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Porto Alegre, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Norwegian Air Argentina
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Andes Líneas Aéreas
Website
andesonline.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Bus operators
Crucero Del Norte
Phone
+54 810 777 2725
Email
info@crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$30 - $45
Suite
$45 - $55
Cama
$35 - $50
Rio Uruguay
Seacat Colonia
Phone
(05411) 4314-5100
Website
seacatcolonia.com
Bus and ferry from Montevideo to Puerto Madero
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
seacatcolonia.com
Economy
$28
Flexible
$34
Full
$41
Plus
$45
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Bus and ferry from Puerto de Montevideo to Puerto Madero
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Tourist
$120 - $160
Business
$150 - $170
First Class
$160 - $180
Cauvi
Phone
+54 11 4314-4930 / 4314-6999 / 4301-3663
Email
cauvibue@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Montevideo - Tres Cruces to Retiro
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Condor Estrella
Website
condorestrella.com.ar
Bus from Montevideo to Buenos Aires - Terminal Retiro
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
condorestrella.com.ar
Book at
condorestrella.com.ar
Semi Cama
$29 - $34
Cama Ejecutivo
$33 - $38
Pullman General Belgrano
Email
pgb@gralbelgrano.com.ar
Website
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Bus from Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces to Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semicama
$15 - $21
Cama
$32 - $37
Tigre Iguazu
Phone
0810-333-7575
Website
tigreiguazu.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú
Ave. Duration
18h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
tigreiguazu.com.ar
Book at
checkout.busplus.com.ar
Semi Bed
$35 - $55
Bed
$45 - $60
Ferry operators
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Car ferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Tourist
$100 - $140
Bussines
$144
First
$153

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Yes, the driving distance between Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is 1360 km. It takes approximately 18h 36m to drive from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls.

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Amaszonas and Silk Way Airlines offer flights from Montevideo Airport to Ciudad del Este Airport.

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There are 686+ hotels available in Iguazu Falls. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montevideo to Montevideo Airport is to bus which takes 30m and costs $1 - $2.

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