|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise|
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|Average price||$2,750||Average for return flights in December 2021|
The travel time that you will experience to Montevideo, Uruguay, from cities in New Zealand is going to vary a little bit depending on your departure point and the number of stops you need to make along your route. As an example of this, a trip from Auckland International (AKL) to Montevideo Carrasco (MVD), Montevideo, will take around 37h. If you want to depart from Christchurch (CHC) or Wellington (WLG), you will need to board a flight of about 1h to Auckland International first to begin your journey to Montevideo along this same route.
There are plenty of Montevideo flight deals that you can find from cities in New Zealand even though it is unfortunate that there are no direct flights from New Zealand to the city of Montevideo. From Auckland International, there is a two-stop flight with layovers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez (SCL). You can take this same route from either Wellington or Christchurch by first making a short flight from these cities to Auckland International.
Upon your arrival at the airport in Montevideo, you have a couple of options to make the rather short trip from the airport to the centre of town. One choice is to board a bus operated by Copsa that can make the trip to the town in about 30min for a price of around 42 UYU (1.40 NZD). If you prefer to travel by taxi, you can do so in around 22min for a cost of about 1,703 UYU (56 NZD).
One destination that is very popular with visitors to this area is the Plaza Independencia, which marks the cultural and artistic center of the city. The National Museum of Visual Arts is a museum that offers a number of pieces in very visual mediums, most of which are from local artists. The Solís Theatre is a magnificent piece of architecture built in 1856, and there are tours offered to give visitors more information and history about the theater. Bodega Bouza is a winery where you can go on tours, plus it has a museum with a number of antique cars. De los Pocitos Beach is a gorgeous beach that is right in the heart of the city and is a great place for swimming and sunbathing for an afternoon. The Torres Garcia's Museum is a unique museum that shows a number of paintings and photographs from several local and regional artists.
If you are planning on making the trip from New Zealand to Uruguay, you will need a valid passport and the passport needs to be valid for the entire length of your trip in Uruguay. If you are travelling to Uruguay as a tourist, you will not need a visa to enter the country.
For a flight to Montevideo, you will be flying into Carrasco. Montevideo Carrasco (MVD) is just 16.1 km from the centre of the city.