Montevideo
Buenos Aires
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Montevideo Buenos Aires Ferry

There are usually 5 daily sailings and up to 41 weekly between Montevideo and Buenos Aires. 2 operators sail this route Buquebus & Colonia Express. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Montevideo Buenos Aires ferries.

Montevideo Buenos Aires Ferry Times

The earliest Montevideo Buenos Aires ferry sailings typically depart Montevideo at around 05:00. The average sailing time is approximately 4h 15m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 2h 45m.

Montevideo Buenos Aires Ferry Prices

Montevideo Buenos Aires ferry prices typically range between £138* and £580*. The average price is typically £312*. The cheapest Montevideo Buenos Aires ferry prices start from £44*. The average price for a foot passenger is £312*. The average price for a car is £503*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers vehicle type route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is it from Montevideo to Buenos Aires?

The distance between Montevideo to Buenos Aires is approximately 148.8 miles (239.5km) or 129.3 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Montevideo Buenos Aires ferry?

No, ferry operators currently allow cars to travel onboard between Montevideo and Buenos Aires

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Montevideo to Buenos Aires?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Buquebus, Colonia Express between Montevideo and Buenos Aires.

Montevideo Buenos Aires Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Colonia Express - 24 weekly sailings, 3 daily sailings
  • Buquebus - 10 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Uruguay to Argentina page.
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Montevideo - Buenos Aires Route summary
Departure Country Uruguay
Destination Country Argentina
No. of Operators 2
Operators Buquebus & Colonia Express
Average Price £263*
Average Daily Sailings 4
Average Weekly Sailings 33
Average Sailing Duration 3h 51m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 45m
First Ferry 05:00
Last Ferry 19:30
Distance 129 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires?

    The ferry crossing time from Montevideo to Buenos Aires is approximately 3h 45m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • How much is the ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires?

    Montevideo to Buenos Aires ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires is £274. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Montevideo to Buenos Aires?

    There are 2 popular ferry operators for Montevideo to Buenos Aires. These are
    • Buquebus
    • Colonia Express
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Montevideo to Buenos Aires?

    Book ferries from Montevideo to Buenos Aires through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires?

    Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Montevideo to Buenos Aires with
    • Buquebus
    • Colonia Express
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Montevideo to Buenos Aires with
    • Buquebus
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires?

    Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
    • Buquebus
    • Colonia Express
  • How far is Buenos Aires from Montevideo?

    The distance between Montevideo to Buenos Aires is approximately 129 nautical Miles.

Montevideo to Buenos Aires Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 19/02/2024 and 25/02/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Colonia Express 05:00 09:45 4 hours 45 minutes Everyday
Colonia Express 07:00 11:45 4 hours 45 minutes Everyday
Buquebus 11:00 13:45 2 hours 45 minutes Everyday
Colonia Express 13:00 17:45 4 hours 45 minutes Everyday
Colonia Express 14:30 19:15 4 hours 45 minutes Everyday
Colonia Express 17:00 21:45 4 hours 45 minutes Everyday
Buquebus 19:30 22:15 2 hours 45 minutes Everyday
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