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Montevideo Carrasco Airport

General information

Since commissioning of the new terminal at the end of 2009, the airport in Uruguay is known as one of the most convenient airports in South America (“always clean and empty”). The only direct flights between Europe and Montevideo are operated by Iberia and Air Europa from Madrid Barajas Airport.


Where is Montevideo Carrasco Airport situated?

Montevideo Carrasco Airport is located on the outskirts of the city, east of the city centre and close to the chic residential area Carrasco. The beach and Hotel Carrasco (Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco & Spa) are located south of the airport.

How many terminals does Montevideo Carrasco Airport have?

The airport features a modern and spacious terminal that was opened in 2009. The terminal consists of three levels, Arrivals (right side) and Domestic Departures (left side) can be found on the ground floor. The check-in desks 1 to 44 and the boarding gates 1 to 8 (after security) are located on the first floor. On the second floor, you can find the public panorama terrace, the outdoor area is opened daily from 10:00 hours to 18:00 hours.

Airport Map



The distance from Montevideo Carrasco Airport to the centre of Montevideo is 22 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Montevideo.

From MVD Airport to Montevideo City centre by Car
22 km
40 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Montevideo Carrasco Airport by public transport. Visit the Montevideo Carrasco Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Montevideo Carrasco Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Montevideo is about UYU 1800.-. Book your taxi at Montevideo Carrasco Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MVD Airport to Montevideo City centre by Taxi
22 km
40 min
UYU 1800.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Montevideo Carrasco Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Montevideo Carrasco Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Montevideo Carrasco Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Montevideo Carrasco Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Montevideo Carrasco Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Montevideo Carrasco Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Montevideo Carrasco Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Amaszonas
  • LATAM Airlines
  • Azul Airlines
  • GOL Airlines
  • Air Europa


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Montevideo Carrasco Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hampton By Hilton Montevideo Carrasco, Montevideo

Situated in Montevideo, 16 km from Cagancha Square, Hampton By Hilton Montevideo Carrasco features a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel has an outdoor pool and fitness centre. Free private parking is available on site.


Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco & Spa, Montevideo

Boasting spa and gym facilities, and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Sofitel Montevideo has chic rooms with free Wi-Fi only a 5-minute drive from Montevideo Airport, in the Carrasco neighbourhood. Breakfast is free for children under 12.


Bungalow in Our Garden, Montevideo

Featuring garden views, Bungalow in Our Garden offers accommodation with a patio and a kettle, around 14 km from Cagancha Square. Located 1.5 km from Carrasco Beach, the property provides a garden and free private parking.

Hotels in Montevideo

Looking for the best hotels in Montevideo? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


BIT Design Hotel, Montevideo

Featuring panoramic city views, BIT Design Hotel offers chic and elegant rooms in the Punta Carretas district of Montevideo. The property has free WiFi access.


Smart Hotel Montevideo by Tay Hotels, Montevideo

Located in downtown Montevideo, Smart Hotel Montevideo by Tay Hotels offers sophisticated rooms with a chic décor. The property features an on site restaurant and free WiFi access.


Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza, Montevideo

Located on the heart of the city, facing Independencia Square, Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza offers stunning views of Harbor Bay. The hotel offers a gym, a covered swimming pool, spa facilities and a massage treatment salon.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Montevideo Carrasco Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Montevideo: Traditional Carnival Experience

Feel the excitement and joy of the Uruguayan Carnival like a local and enjoy skip-the-line access and preferential seating.


Montevideo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with Live Commentary

Tour Montevideo with ease, catching all the main sights on one bus line. Learn about the city's history and culture, with the freedom to get on and off at your leisure.

Tour & transport

Montevideo Beer Tour

Join Uruguay's very first beer tour in Montevideo, and taste delicious craft beers one sip at a time!


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