There are 6 ways to get from Montevideo to La Plata by car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car, plane or shuttle

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

Car ferry, bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
  2. Take the bus from Lavalle to Terminal de Omnibus de La Plata 195H / ...

$101 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Montevideo to Puerto Madero Via Buenos Aires
  2. Take the bus from Lavalle to Terminal de Omnibus de La Plata 195H / ...

$39 - $174

4 alternative options

Car ferry, bus via Brasil y Azopardo  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero
  2. Take the bus from Brasil y Azopardo to Plaza Paso 195F

$100 - $110

Busferry, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the busferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires
  2. Take the bus from Brasil y Azopardo to Plaza Paso 195F

$47 - $64

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Puerto Montevideo to Puerto Madero Via Buenos Aires
  2. Drive from Puerto Madero to La Plata

$41 - $120

Fly, shuttle  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Montevideo (MVD) to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg (AEP) MVD - AEP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buenos Aires - 9 de Julio to La Plata - Plaza Rocha

$108 - $419

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montevideo to La Plata is to busferry and bus which costs $45 - $65 and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montevideo to La Plata is to car ferry and drive which costs $40 - $120 and takes 3 h.

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The distance between Montevideo and La Plata is 161 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Montevideo to La Plata, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montevideo to La Plata. However, there are services departing from Montevideo and arriving at Terminal de Omnibus de La Plata via Av. Eduardo Madero 716 and Lavalle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Montevideo, Uruguay and La Plata, Argentina?

There is no direct connection from Montevideo to La Plata. However, you can take the car ferry to Puerto Madero, take the walk to Av. Eduardo Madero 716, take the bus to Av. Eduardo Madero 430, take the walk to Lavalle, then take the bus to Terminal de Omnibus de La Plata. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Montevideo to La Plata via Puerto Madero, Av. Eduardo Madero 716, Av. Ingeniero Huergo 1347, and Brasil y Azopardo in around 4 h 6 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Montevideo to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Montevideo to Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Bus operators
Metropol
Phone
0800-222-6798 | 0800-222-6565
Email
info@metropol.com.ar
Website
metropol.com.ar
Bus from Lavalle to Terminal de Omnibus de La Plata
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metropol.com.ar
Bus from Brasil y Azopardo to Plaza Paso
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metropol.com.ar
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
$37
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
$110 - $180
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Colonia Express
Website
coloniaexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
argentina.coloniaexpress.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$47
Express
$49
Classic
$63
La Plata VIP
Phone
+54 11 1533493214 / 1553043695 /
Email
contacto@laplatavip.com
Website
laplatavip.com
Shuttle from Buenos Aires - 9 de Julio to La Plata - Plaza Rocha
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
laplatavip.com
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
Book at
directferries.com
Seacat Colonia
Phone
(05411) 4314-5100
Website
seacatcolonia.com
Car 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
$37
Flexible
$45
Full
$54
Plus
$59

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