There are 7 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.

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

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Brasil and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras fly from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo via Portuguesa Tietê, Se, and São Paulo in around 35 h 39 min.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Porto Alegre
Avg. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Porto Alegre
Avg. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Avg. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Avg. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Porto Alegre
Avg. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
LATAM Brasil
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Avg. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Brasilia, Sao Paulo
Avg. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo Congonhas, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Avg. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo
Avg. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Sao Paulo
Avg. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Punta Del Este via Sao Paulo
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Punta Del Este via Curitiba, Sao Paulo
Avg. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Montevideo via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Avg. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Punta Del Este via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Avg. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Porto Alegre
Avg. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Montevideo via Sao Paulo Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Avg. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Bus operators
COT
Phone
(+598) 2409 4949
Email
reservas@cot.com.uy
Website
cot.com.uy
Bus from Maldonado to Montevideo
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Book at
cot.com.uy
Copsa
EGA
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from São Paulo to Montevideo
Avg. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
$190 - $270
Regular
$170 - $220
Ttl
Phone
0800 645 9007
Email
fretamento@unesul.com.br
Website
ttl.com.br
Bus from São Paulo - Tietê to Montevideo
Avg. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
ttl.com.br
Book at
webrodoviaria.com.br
Crucero Del Norte
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio to Buenos Aires
Avg. Duration
40 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Semi Cama
$110 - $160
Suite
$150 - $180
Cama
$140 - $190
Pullman General Belgrano
Email
pgb@gralbelgrano.com.ar
Website
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo
Avg. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $55
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo?

The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Montevideo is 1834 km. The road distance is 2364 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo?

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo is to bus which costs R$ 650 and takes 37 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo?

The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo is to fly which takes 6 h 37 min and costs R$ 950.

Is there a direct bus between Rio de Janeiro and Montevideo?

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 37 h.

How long does it take to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo?

It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo, including transfers.