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View of the city centre from the rambla. Courtesy: Cassio Luiselli

How to get to Montevideo from the airport

Montevideo’s Carrasco International Airport is 15 miles (apx 25 km) from the centre of Montevideo, a 30-40 minute cab ride into town, …

Uruguay roadtrip by Ibere Romani

Great little car rental company in Uruguay

Get 10% OFF of your car rental with offer code “Guru’guay” I get asked all the time about reliable car hire in …

Montevideo street with buses and old truck

Getting around Montevideo like a local

… and not like a tourist. This interactive map loads really fast. Use it to travel by bus or on foot and …

Taxi

Getting around: buses, taxis and walking

Everyone uses buses in Uruguay. A ticket costs just under a dollar and services are frequent. Taxis are also reasonably priced and …

You can tell a taxi is free because it has a small red light in the front window.

Help! I don’t speak Spanish and I need to call a cab!

No problema, señor. Radiotaxi has an automated service which will get a taxi to you in just THREE minutes and you don’t even …

Bridge between Punta del Este and La Barra

Travelling around Uruguay by bus: What you need to know

Uruguay has comfortable, frequent, reasonably-priced long-distance bus services and a centralised website collecting all the buses in and out of Montevideo makes it …

Even the buses have free wifi!

One of the great things about travelling in Uruguay is that free wifi is available everywhere. Hotels provide it for free. Restaurants …