There are 5 ways to get from Rio Grande to Montevideo by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Punta del Este  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Pelotas to Punta del Este Sao Paulo
  2. Take the bus from Punta del Este to Montevideo Punta del Este

$42 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus via Chuí  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio Grande to Chuí
  2. Take the bus from Chuy to Rocha
  3. Take the bus from Rocha to Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces

$27 - $50

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pelotas to Montevideo Curitiba / ...

$41 - $44

Drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Rio Grande to Montevideo 354.3 miles

$80 - $120

Bus, fly  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Pelotas to Porto Alegre
  2. Fly from Porto Alegre (POA) to Montevideo (MVD) POA - MVD

$150 - $630

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The cheapest way to get from Rio Grande to Montevideo is to bus which costs R$ 110 - R$ 210 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rio Grande to Montevideo is to drive which costs R$ 330 - R$ 490 and takes 7 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rio Grande to Montevideo. However, there are services departing from Rio Grande and arriving at Montevideo via Pelotas and Punta del Este. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

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The distance between Rio Grande and Montevideo is 496 km. The road distance is 566.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rio Grande to Montevideo without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 52 min and costs R$ 170 - R$ 200.

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It takes approximately 10 h 52 min to get from Rio Grande to Montevideo, including transfers.

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Rio Grande to Montevideo bus services, operated by Ttl, depart from Pelotas station.

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The quickest flight from Porto Alegre Airport to Montevideo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Rio Grande to Montevideo bus services, operated by Copsa, arrive at Montevideo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rio Grande to Montevideo is 567 km. It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to drive from Rio Grande to Montevideo.

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  • Distance: 309.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 52 min

What companies run services between Rio Grande, Brazil and Montevideo, Uruguay?

You can take a bus from Rio Grande to Montevideo via Pelotas and Punta del Este in around 10 h 52 min.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Porto Alegre to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Porto Alegre to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Bus operators
Ttl
Phone
0800 645 9007
Email
fretamento@unesul.com.br
Website
ttl.com.br
Bus from Pelotas to Punta del Este
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$33 - $36
Schedules at
ttl.com.br
Book at
webrodoviaria.com.br
Bus from Pelotas to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$38 - $41
Schedules at
ttl.com.br
Book at
webrodoviaria.com.br
Expresso Embaixador
Phone
+55 53 3278 7000
Email
sac@expressoembaixador.com.br
Website
expressoembaixador.com.br
Bus from Rio Grande to Chuí
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
expressoembaixador.com.br
Book at
expressoembaixador.com.br
Bus from Pelotas to Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
expressoembaixador.com.br
Rutas Del Sol
Phone
+598 2506 6060
Website
urubus.com.uy
Bus from Chuy to Rocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
turismorocha.gub.uy
Bus from Rocha to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
turismorocha.gub.uy
COT
Phone
(+598) 2409 4949
Email
reservas@cot.com.uy
Website
cot.com.uy
Bus from Chuy to Rocha
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Book at
cot.com.uy
Bus from Rocha to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Book at
cot.com.uy
Nunez
Phone
(+598) 2402 5363
Website
nunez.com.uy
Bus from Chuy to Rocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
nunez.com.uy
Bus from Rocha to Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
nunez.com.uy

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Gol Transportes Aéreos and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras offer flights from Porto Alegre Airport to Montevideo Airport.

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