There are 7 ways to get from Salta to Montevideo by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly to Montevideo  •  4 h 30 min

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

$295 - $817

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Bus  •  32 h 40 min

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

$38 - $112

5 alternative options

Fly to Punta Del Este, bus  •  6 h 52 min

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

$280 - $527

Bus Brown SRL, car ferry  •  19 h 31 min

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

$109 - $190

Bus La Veloz Del Norte, car ferry  •  25 h 58 min

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

$89 - $191

Bus, train, car ferry  •  39 h 5 min

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

$78 - $208

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 $1400 - $4200 and takes 32 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salta to Montevideo is to fly which costs $11000 - $31000 and takes 4 h 30 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 - Terminal Tres Cruces via General Güemes and Buenos Aires. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 40 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 19 h 31 min and costs $4000 - $7500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 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 30 min and costs $11000 - $31000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1400 - $4200 and takes 32 h 40 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 Pullman General Belgrano, arrive at Montevideo - Terminal 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 30 min

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

Aerolíneas Argentinas, LATAM Chile and two other airlines fly from Salta to Montevideo every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salta to Montevideo via General Martín Miguel de Güemes, General Güemes, Buenos Aires, Retiro, and Buenos Aires in around 32 h 40 min.

Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Salta to Montevideo via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Salta to Montevideo via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Salta to Punta Del Este via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Salta to Punta Del Este via Rosario
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Salta to Punta Del Este via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Rosario
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Salta to Montevideo via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Sofse
Phone
(54-11) 3220-6300
Train from San Miguel de Tucumán to Retiro
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $70
Schedules at
argentina.gob.ar
Book at
ventas.sofse.gob.ar
Economy
$13 - $19
Regular
$16 - $23
Suite
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Fono Bus
La Veloz Del Norte
Website
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus from Salta to Buenos Aires Retiro
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$40 - $65
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$8 - $13
Executive
$11 - $13
Suite
$13 - $15
Brown SRL
Phone
+54 011 4018-0020
Email
atencionalcliente@brownsrl.com.ar
Website
brownsrl.com.ar
Bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to Retiro Buenos Aires
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
brownsrl.com.ar
Book at
brown.centraldepasajes.com.ar
Chevallier
Phone
(011) 4000-5255
Website
nuevachevallier.com
Bus from Salta to Retiro
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
nuevachevallier.com
Book at
nuevachevallier.com
SemiCama
$40 - $55
Cama
$40 - $60
Suite
$60 - $75
Balut
Phone
+54 0810-888-2258
Email
info@baluthermanos.com.ar
Website
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from General Güemes to Buenos Aires, Retiro
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Semi Cama
$35 - $60
Suite
$60 - $75
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
$4 - $35
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Ferry operators
Buquebus
Website
buquebus.com
Car ferry from Puerto Madero to Puerto Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Economy
$55 - $75
Tourist
$75 - $100
Bussines
$100 - $120
First
$100 - $120

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

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There are 399+ hotels available in Montevideo. Prices start at $28 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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