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There are 6 ways to get from Salta to Montevideo by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly to Montevideo  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Montevideo (MVD) SLA - MVD

$75 - $397

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Bus  •  32 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from General Güemes to Buenos Aires, Retiro Via Buenos Aires
  2. Take the bus from Retiro to Montevideo - Tres Cruces Buenos Aires-Montevideo / ...

$70 - $143

4 alternative options

Fly to Punta Del Este, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Punta Del Este (PDP) SLA - PDP
  2. Take the bus from Maldonado to Montevideo

$450 - $1,228

Bus, car ferry  •  25 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to El Talar
  2. Take the car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo Buenos Aires-Montevideo

$121 - $229

Bus, train, car ferry  •  39 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to Tucumán
  2. Take the train from San Miguel de Tucumán to Retiro
  3. Take the car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo

$110 - $273

Drive  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Salta to Montevideo 1213.9 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Salta to Montevideo is to bus which costs $2500 - $5500 and takes 32 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salta to Montevideo is to fly which costs $2700 - $15000 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salta to Montevideo. However, there are services departing from Salta and arriving at Montevideo - Tres Cruces via General Güemes and Retiro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 19 min.

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The distance between Salta and Montevideo is 1433 km. The road distance is 1942.3 km.

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The best way to get from Salta to Montevideo without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 25 h 17 min and costs $4400 - $8500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Salta to Montevideo, including transfers.

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Salta to Montevideo bus services, operated by Balut, depart from General Güemes station.

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The best way to get from Salta to Montevideo is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $2700 - $15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2500 - $5500 and takes 32 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salta Airport to Montevideo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Salta to Montevideo bus services, operated by Cauvi, arrive at Montevideo - Tres Cruces station.

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Map of how to get from Salta to Montevideo.
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  • Distance: 895.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Salta, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay?

Aerolíneas Argentinas, LATAM Chile and three other airlines fly from Salta to Montevideo every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salta to Montevideo via General Güemes, General Güemes, Buenos Aires, Retiro, and Retiro in around 32 h 19 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Salta to Montevideo via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Salta to Montevideo via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Salta to Punta Del Este via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Salta to Punta Del Este via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Salta to Punta Del Este via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Salta to Punta Del Este via Mendoza, Rosario
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Salta to Montevideo via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Salta to Punta Del Este via Asuncion
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Train operators
Sofse
Phone
(54-11) 3220-6300
Train from San Miguel de Tucumán to Retiro
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
argentina.gob.ar
Economy
$13 - $20
Regular
$16 - $23
Suite
$50 - $75
Bus operators
COT
Phone
(+598) 2409 4949
Email
reservas@cot.com.uy
Website
cot.com.uy
Bus from Maldonado to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
cot.com.uy
Book at
cot.com.uy
La Veloz Del Norte
Phone
+54 9 (387) 4002200
Website
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Salta to El Talar
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$11 - $16
Cauvi
Phone
+54 11 4314-4930 / 4314-6999 / 4301-3663
Email
cauvibue@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Retiro to Montevideo - Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Condor Estrella
Website
condorestrella.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires - Terminal Retiro to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
condorestrella.com.ar
Book at
condorestrella.com.ar
Semi Cama
$32 - $38
Cama Ejecutivo
$37 - $42
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
$16 - $40
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semicama
$16 - $23
Cama
$35 - $41
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Salta to Tucumán
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$16 - $23
Suite
$29 - $35
Bed
$17 - $24
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Executive
$11 - $16
Suite
$17 - $20
Fono Bus
Chevallier
Phone
+54 0810-222-5216
Email
atencionalcliente@nuevachevallier.com
Website
nuevachevallier.com
Bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucumán
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
nuevachevallier.com
Book at
nuevachevallier.com
Semi Bed
$12 - $18
Bed
$15 - $22
Ferry operators
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Tourist
$100 - $140
Bussines
$144
First
$153

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Yes, the driving distance between Salta to Montevideo is 1942 km. It takes approximately 22 h 16 min to drive from Salta to Montevideo.

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Norwegian Air Argentina, LATAM Chile, Amaszonas and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from Salta Airport to Montevideo Airport.

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There are 403+ hotels available in Montevideo. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salta to Salta Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $150 - $190.

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