How To Take The Ferry From Buenos Aires To Uruguay.

If you are traveling between Buenos Aires and Uruguay, even for a day trip, chances are that you will at least look at taking the ferry across the Rรญo de la Plata. Dan & I have done it a few times, and its much easier than one would think. Its also much quicker than flying between countries considering the time getting to the airport, security, etc. ย 

THE BASICS

Buenos Aires (BA), Argentina is quite close to Uruguay, only separated by the Rรญo de la Plata. As such, a common and convenient way to get between BA and Uruguay is to take the ferry, generally referred to as the “BuqueBus,” between the two countries.

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Busy BA…

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To sleepy Western Uruguay…

In fact, ferries depart several times a day between BA and Colonia, Uruguay and BA and Montevideo, Uruguay and back. The journey to Colonia takes a little over an hour, while the journey to Montevideo takes around 3 hours.

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