How to get from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

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How to get from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

Colonia del Sacramento is a charming historic city in Uruguay commonly combined in a travel itinerary with Buenos Aires.

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How to get from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?

How to get from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento?Photo Credit: Leandro Riviello

The most common and fastest way to travel from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento is on a boat/ferry across the Rio de La Plata with the Buquebus and Colonia Express companies.

The travel time from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento is approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.

About the Boat/Ferry Companies

  • Buquebus – Uruguayan company founded in 1982. It offers a ferry service from Buenos Aires to several destinations in Uruguay. The ticket can be purchased online at the company’s website or in one of its stores. Website: www.buquebus.com.
  • Colonia Express – a river transport company founded in 2007 that connects Buenos Aires and Colonia del Sacramento. The ticket can be purchased online or at one of their stores. Website: www.coloniaexpress.com.

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

The cost of the trip from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento will depend on several factors such as the day of the week, time of day, etc.

Just for reference, one way costs 13,803 Argentine pesos ($35,38) in tourist class and 15,250 Argentine pesos ($39,09) in business class.

Note: If you book the ferry ticket in advance you can save money. The Buquebus company offers a flexible fare option (visit their official website for details).

Tour from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento

Tour from Buenos Aires to Colonia del SacramentoHow to get from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento – Photo Credit: Sonia Nadales

Some companies offer a tour service from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento with an English-speaking guide and hotel pick-up.

The price of the tour starts at $82. The duration of the tour is approximately 10 hours.

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What to Visit in Colonia del Sacramento:

  • Calle de los Suspiros70000 Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department, Uruguay.
  • Faro de Colonia del SacramentoG4GX+V4J De San Francisco, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay.
  • Rambla Costanera del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay.
  • Bastión de San PedroG4GW+QFP, Paseo Gabriel y De San, De San Pedro, Col. del Sacramento, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay.
  • Bastión de San MiguelG4GX+JMP, De San Pedro, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Colonia Department, Uruguay.
  • Puerto de YatesItuzaingó 86, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay.
  • Espacio PortuguésEnriquez de la Peña 180, between Calle De Solís (in front of Plaza Mayor, 25 de mayo), Calle de los Suspiros, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Uruguay.
  • Espacio EspañolG4JX+29P De San Jose, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay.
  • Plaza de toros Real de San CarlosPlaza de toros Real de San Carlos, Av. Mihanovich 3, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay.

Shopping in Colonia del Sacramento:

  • Mi Tía Artesanías Flores 285, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay.
  • Almacen La CarlotaReal 150, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay.
  • Colonia ShoppingAvenida Franklin D. Roosevelt 458, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay.

Where to Eat in Colonia del Sacramento:

  • La Bodeguita70000 Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department, Uruguay. Price: $$.
  • Charco bistroG4GX+P5H, Misiones de los Tapes, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Colonia Department, Uruguay. Price: $$.
  • DOS 22 RestaurantItuzaingó 222, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Price: $$.
  • Colonia Sandwich Coffee Shop Flores 272, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Price: $$.
  • Queriendote – P.º de San Gabriel, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Price: $.
  • Bohemia BistroDe San Pedro 142, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Price: $$
  • Buenos AmigosDel Comercio 101, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Price: $$.
  • Picnic!G4GX+X8H, De Solís, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Price $$.
  • La Beduina Deli & Café – de las Amèricas 916, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Price: $$.
  • Deli De Las Rosas de las Amèricas 916, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Price: $$.

Is it Worth Staying in Colonia del Sacramento?

Is it Worth Staying in Colonia del Sacramento?Charming Little Street in Colonia del Sacramento – Photo Credit: Hector Ramon Perez

Colonia del Sacramento offers excellent hotel options with swimming pools, great infrastructure, and value for money. If you want to enjoy and explore every corner of the city with tranquility, it is worth it to stay for 1 night.

Best Hotels in Colonia del Sacramento:

  • Radisson Colonia Del Sacramento HotelWashington Barbot 283, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Book here.
  • Dazzler by Wyndham Colonia Rambla de las Américas 1530 Colonia Del Sacramento, 70000, Uruguay. Book here.
  • Real Colonia Hotel & Suites Gonzalez Moreno 001, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Book here.
  • Costa Colonia Boutique HotelJoaquín Torres García 1102, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Book here.
  • Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa ResortContinuacióN De La, Rbla. de las Amèricas S/N, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Department of Colonia, Uruguay. Book here.
  • Posada Plaza MayorComercio 111, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay. Book here.
  • Charco HotelDe San Pedro 116, 70000 Col. del Sacramento, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay Book here.

Map of Colonia del Sacramento

Featured Photo by Amy Rollo

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