Directions from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo

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 19 min

  1. SDU - MVD

$162 - $533

Cheapest option

Bus JBL Turismo  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Retiro/Montevideo / ...

$106 - $223

4 alternative options

Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  7 h 13 min

  1. GIG - MVD

$132 - $563

Bus EGA  •  36 h 46 min

$185 - $275

Bus Ttl  •  38 h

$153 - $203

Drive  •  29 h 48 min

  1. 1479.6 miles

$340 - $500

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras and two other airlines 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, Sé, Palmeiras - Barra Funda, and São Paulo in around 36 h 46 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
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Brasilia, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
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 17 min
When
Every day
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, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 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 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Bus operators
EGA
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from São Paulo to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
30 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
$100 - $170
Schedules at
jblturismo.com.br
Book at
jblturismo.com.br
CONVENCIONAL
$100 - $140
LEITO
$130 - $170
Pullman General Belgrano
Email
pgb@gralbelgrano.com.ar
Website
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $45
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Montevideo is 1836 km. The road distance is 2367 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo is to bus which costs R$ 550 - R$ 750 and takes 38 h.

The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs R$ 550 - R$ 2000.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo, including transfers.