There are 8 ways to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls by plane, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Montevideo to Iguazu  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Iguazu (IGR) MVD - IGR

$214 - $877

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  22 h 47 min

  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 / ...

$77 - $216

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

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

$221 - $533

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

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

$235 - $627

Fly Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu  •  8 h 12 min

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

$344 - $1,016

Car ferry, bus  •  20 h 47 min

  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 / ...

$105 - $196

Bus  •  27 h 41 min

  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

$89 - $114

Drive  •  18 h 36 min

  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 $85 - $120 and takes 27 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is to car ferry and fly which costs $230 - $650 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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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 20 h 47 min and costs $100 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs $210 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 27 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Montevideo Airport to Iguazu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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LATAM Chile, Amaszonas and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from Montevideo Airport to Iguazu Airport.

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There are 586+ hotels available in Iguazu Falls. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls.
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  • Distance: 650.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

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

Aerolíneas Argentinas, Amaszonas and LATAM Chile fly from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls via Retiro and Puerto Iguazú in around 27 h 41 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Montevideo to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Montevideo to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Salta
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Montevideo to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Lima
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Montevideo to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Andes Líneas Aéreas
Website
andesonline.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Bus operators
Crucero Del Norte
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$28 - $40
Suite
$40 - $50
Cama
$35 - $50
Rio Uruguay
Seacat Colonia
Phone
(05411) 4314-5100
Website
seacatcolonia.com
Bus and ferry from Montevideo to Puerto Madero
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
seacatcolonia.com
Economy
$26
Flexible
$32
Full
$38
Plus
$42
Buquebus
Website
buquebus.com
Bus and ferry from Puerto de Montevideo to Puerto Madero
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$70 - $85
Tourist
$85 - $110
Business
$100 - $130
First
$110 - $140
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
7 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
busbud.com
Tigre Iguazu
Phone
0810-333-7575
Website
tigreiguazu.com.ar
Bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tigreiguazu.com.ar
Book at
checkout.busplus.com.ar
Semi Bed
$35 - $55
Bed
$40 - $55
Ferry operators
Buquebus
Website
buquebus.com
Car ferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Tourist
$70 - $95
Bussines
$95 - $110
First
$100 - $120

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The best way to get from Montevideo to Montevideo Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $1 - $11.

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