Uruguay by train

Trains - Tickets - Routes

A Travel Guide For Train Travel In Uruguay.

Here you will find information for Uruguay about trains, routes, tours, connections, where to buy train tickets, and more.

Useful Information

Population: 3.49 million

Currency: Urugayan Peso

Language: Spanish

Capital: Montevideo

Country Code: +598

Time Zone: Uruguay Time (UYT)

Train Companies

There is only one train line in Uruguay between Tacuarembó and Riviera. It is about 110 km long and operated by AFE.

Train Tickets

Check times and fares online on www.afe.com.uy.

Rail Passes

There are no rail passes available for Uruguay.

TrAIN tYPES

The single railway in the country runs between Tacuarembo and Rivera, a Uruguayan border town across from Brazil. This route is serviced five times a week.

Routes

Frequently Travelled Routes In Uruguay

National

From > To
Duration (h)
ChangesTransport
Tacuarembó to Rivera2:10DirectTrain
Montevideo to Tacuarembó5:00DirectBus
Montevideo to Santa Lucia1:25DirectBus

 

International

From > To
Duration (h)
ChangesTransport
Montevideo to Buenos Aires, Argentina2:15DirectFerry
Montevideo to Porto Alegre, Brazil12:20DirectBus

 

 

Uruguay travel routes

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Main Train Stations

  • Montevideo (currently out of service) – seek out a bus to Tacuarembó
  • Tacuarembó
  • Rivera

Good to know

Best Time To Travel To Uruguay

We recommend traveling to Uruguay anytime due to the comfortable year-round temperatures. People often flock to Uruguay for the great strips of sandy beaches and the perfect beach weather from October through March; however, the rest of the year offers great deals on accommodation, wonderful cultural sites to visit, vineyard tours, water sports, horseback riding, as well as opportunities to spot dolphins, whales, and sea lions! There’s quite a lot you can do throughout the year here and you won’t want to leave without attending a festival such as Carnival (the longest standing Carnival in South America), Fiesta de la Patria Gaucha, or one of the several wine festivals.

 

  •  Busy Season: December to February

Accommodation In Uruguay

Booking

The best place to find cheap hotels for is to book by www.booking.com. There you will find a large selection of cheap hotels, hostels, and apartments. > BOOK HERE

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Hostelworld

If you are looking for a low budget accommodation, then go on www.hostelworld.com. They have the best choice of cheap hostels for backpackers and low budget travelers. > BOOK HERE

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Guidebooks For Uruguay

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Travel Insurance

We highly recommend not to travel without insurance. Don’t fret! World Nomads offers many different travel insurance coverage plans to suit your trip best. > BUY HERE

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