Buenos Aires
Colonia del Sacramento
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Ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento

Depending on the season their are usually 7 daily and 49 weekly sailings between Buenos Aires and Colonia del Sacramento. 2 ferry operators sail between Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento, these include Buquebus & Colonia Express. Buenos Aires Colonia del Sacramento Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento typically departs Buenos Aires at about 06:45. The average sailing time of a Buenos Aires Colonia del Sacramento ferry is approximately 1h 14m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 14m.

Buenos Aires Colonia del Sacramento Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Buenos Aires Colonia del Sacramento ferries typically range between €69* and €259*. The average price is around €149*. The cheapest ferry prices from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento start from €35*. The average price for a foot passenger is €149*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Buenos Aires and Colonia del Sacramento?

The distance between Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento is approximately 36.3 miles (58.4km), or 31.5 nautical miles.

Is there a Buenos Aires Colonia del Sacramento car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Buenos Aires and Colonia del Sacramento

Are foot passengers allowed on the Buenos Aires Colonia del Sacramento ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento with Buquebus, Colonia Express.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Argentina to Uruguay page.
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Buenos Aires - Colonia del Sacramento Route summary
Departure Country Argentina
Destination Country Uruguay
No. of Operators 2
Operators Buquebus & Colonia Express
Average Price 189 €*
Average Daily Sailings 7
Average Weekly Sailings 49
Average Sailing Duration 1h 14m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 21:15
Distance 31 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

The approximate duration for ferries from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento is 1h 15m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento is approximately 166 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento. These ferry companies are
  • Buquebus
  • Colonia Express

How can I book ferry tickets from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

Book Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento with
  • Buquebus
  • Colonia Express

Can you take your car on the ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento with the following operators
  • Colonia Express

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Buquebus
  • Colonia Express

How far is Colonia del Sacramento from Buenos Aires?

Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento is approximately 31 nautical miles distance apart.

Buenos Aires Guide

Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires is located on the western shores of the mammoth River Plate estuary. There are daily sailings from the country’s largest city to the Uruguayan cities of Montevideo and Colonia del Sacramento. Both Buquebus and Colonia Express operate on these routes.

Things to do in Buenos Aires?
It’s a multicultural metropolis that has retained much of its historical European identity, evident in the downtown clash of architecture that ranges from the soaring towers of the central business district to the pink walls of the Italianate-style Casa Rosada presidential palace. Whether you want to try your hand at tango dancing, want to sample the delicious local cuisine, want to go market hopping or fancy a stroll through the spectacular Cementerio de la Recoleta, the city is bursting with culture, tradition and there really is something for everyone to enjoy.

What transport is on offer?
Just a few minutes’ walk from outside the port entrance is the Marina Nueva train station that offers routes deeper into the suburbs of Buenos Aires, including a stop by the city’s international airport on the coast. The extensive National Route 9 highway, just a few minutes’ drive from the port, cuts north and connects motorists to other major Argentinian cities including Rosario and Cordoba.

What about the ferry services?
Passenger routes run from the port multiple times throughout the week, serviced by Buquebus and Colonia Express ferries. Both these lines offer daily routes to the nearby capital of Montevideo in Uruguay, a short distant across the River Plate, and the smaller Uruguayan city of Colonia Del Sacramento. The sailing time to Colonia del Sacramento is one hour and fifteen minutes, while the Montevideo route varies from between two hours fifteen to four hours fifty.


Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/07/2024 and 21/07/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Buquebus 06:45 08:00 1 hour 15 minutes Fri
Buquebus 08:30 09:45 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Colonia Express 08:30 09:45 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Colonia Express 10:30 11:45 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Buquebus 10:45 12:00 1 hour 15 minutes Fri
Buquebus 12:15 13:30 1 hour 15 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Buquebus 12:30 13:45 1 hour 15 minutes Mon
Colonia Express 12:50 14:05 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Buquebus 17:10 18:25 1 hour 15 minutes Mon
Colonia Express 18:30 19:45 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Buquebus 18:45 20:00 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Colonia Express 20:00 21:15 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Buquebus 20:45 22:00 1 hour 15 minutes Mon
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