There are 6 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo by plane, bus 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 from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Montevideo (MVD) SDU - MVD

$162 - $533

Cheapest option

Bus JBL Turismo  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires
  2. Take the bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces Buenos Aires-Punta del Este / ...

$100 - $208

4 alternative options

Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Montevideo (MVD) GIG - MVD

$132 - $563

Bus EGA  •  35 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo – Tietê
  2. Take the bus from São Paulo to Montevideo

$171 - $273

Bus Ttl  •  38 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to São Paulo – Tietê
  2. Take the bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Montevideo

$141 - $208

Drive  •  29 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo 1479.6 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo is to bus which costs R$ 390 - R$ 850 and takes 2 days 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo is to fly which costs R$ 600 - R$ 2200 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo. However, there are services departing from Brs 1,4 - Praça Tiradentes and arriving at Montevideo via Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio and São Paulo - Tietê. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 59 min.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Montevideo is 1836 km. The road distance is 2367.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo without a car is to bus which takes 35 h 37 min and costs R$ 650 - R$ 1100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo, including transfers.

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Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo bus services, operated by Brasileiro, depart from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio station.

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The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs R$ 600 - R$ 2200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 650 - R$ 1100 and takes 35 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Montevideo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo bus services, operated by Ttl, arrive at Montevideo station.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo.
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  • Distance: 1147.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras and LATAM Chile fly from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo via São Paulo – Tietê, Portuguesa Tietê, Luz, Palmeiras - Barra Funda, and São Paulo in around 35 h 37 min.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Brasilia, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Belo Horizonte Confins, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Bus operators
EGA
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from São Paulo to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
$170 - $240
Regular
$150 - $200
Ttl
Phone
0800 645 9007
Email
fretamento@unesul.com.br
Website
ttl.com.br
Bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
ttl.com.br
Book at
webrodoviaria.com.br
JBL Turismo
Phone
+55 51 3475.4440 / 0800 6484440
Email
contato@jblturismo.com.br
Website
jblturismo.com.br
Bus from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
jblturismo.com.br
Book at
jblturismo.com.br
CONVENCIONAL
$95 - $130
LEITO
$120 - $160
Pullman General Belgrano
Email
pgb@gralbelgrano.com.ar
Website
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $45
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar

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