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

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 Montevideo to Iguazu  •  6 h 12 min

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

$214 - $877

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  22 h 58 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

$78 - $172

6 alternative options

Car ferry to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, fly to Iguazu  •  5 h 51 min

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

$266 - $529

Fly Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu  •  8 h 17 min

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

$344 - $1,016

Car ferry to Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, fly to Iguazu  •  6 h 28 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

$283 - $626

Car ferry, bus  •  20 h 58 min

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

$140 - $187

Bus  •  27 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Montevideo to Retiro
  2. Take the bus from Retiro to Puerto Iguazú Via Puerto Iguazu

$86 - $118

Drive  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls 850.1 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is to bus which costs $85 - $120 and takes 27 h 49 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls is to car ferry and fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $260 - $550.

More details

The distance between Montevideo and Iguazu Falls is 1040 km. The road distance is 1360 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Montevideo to Iguazu Falls, including transfers.

More details

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 22 h 58 min.

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

Aerolíneas Argentinas, Amaszonas Uraguay 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 49 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Montevideo to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 36 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Montevideo to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg 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
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Andes Líneas Aéreas
Website
andesonline.com
Flights from Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg to Iguazu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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
$40 - $75
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$40 - $60
Suite
$60 - $75
Cama
$50 - $70
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
$35 - $60
Schedules at
seacatcolonia.com
Economy
$38
Flexible
$45
Full
$54
Plus
$59
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
$55 - $95
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Cauvi
Phone
+54 11 4314-4930 / 4314-6999 / 4301-3663
Email
cauvibue@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Montevideo to Retiro
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
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
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tigreiguazu.com.ar
Book at
checkout.busplus.com.ar
Semi Bed
$50 - $75
Bed
$60 - $80
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
$95 - $110
Schedules at
buquebus.com

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