Panoramic view of Plaza Independencia (Independence Square) in Montevideo downtown, Uruguay

Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Montevideo (MVD)

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Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, or PayID. A fee applies for other payments. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Fares displayed are the lowest available and may not apply on direct flights. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines.

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Visiting from Sydney to Montevideo

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When to visit

The best time to visit Montevideo is from October to March. During this time, the city experiences the warmest weather of the year and carnival celebrations fill the streets with music, singing and dancing beginning in January. Temperatures in summer (November to February) average around 26°C. Spring (April to May) is also another popular time to visit to go snorkelling and visit the beaches, temperatures range around 20°C. 

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport (MVD). It is the main international airport of Uruguay. The airport is located about 20 km from of Montevideo city centre.  

Arriving in Montevideo

The staff at Montevideo Airport will greet you when you land and assist with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.         

Getting into Montevideo from Montevideo Airport

Getting into Montevideo from the airport is easy with various transport options to suit your travel needs. Taxis are available outside the arrivals hall and are a comfortable way to travel. The travel time to Montevideo city centre is around 25 minutes and taxis are metered. Uber operates from the airport and is a handy way to travel to your destination, just book your ride through the app. It's also possible to share a ride with Uber to reduce the cost of your trip through the Uber app. Multiple buses serve the airport and connect to Montevideo city and other major cities in Uruguay, or you can book a private minibus if you're travelling in a group. It’s a good idea to rent a car with multiple car hire providers available at the airport to explore the city at your leisure. 

Getting around Montevideo

The most popular way to get around Montevideo is by bus, as this is the only form of public transport. However, within the city, like the narrow alleyways of Cuidad Vieja and the wide curving Rambla, are best seen by walking or hiring a bike. Taxis are plentiful, clean and easy to catch from either the street or booking through the Cabify app. Uber is a handy way to travel to take you to where you want to go, just install the app. The flat roads and extensive bike lanes make Montevideo an ideal city for cycling. Many hotels have their own bike rental programs, otherwise Orange Bike is a popular bike rental option. The hop on- hop off bus is a popular way to see the sights and shopping areas. 

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Departure information

Fly from Sydney

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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