El diablo tranquilo - Punta del Diablo, Rocha, Uruguay

How to get there

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By Car

From Montevideo:

Take Route Interbalnearia (Ruta IB) East until you see it fork with Route 9. Take Route 9 towards Chuy (Brasil) and drive for about 2 hours. You will see Punta del Diablo’s entrance at km 298. Turn right and drive for about 5 km until you reach the coast.

From Buenos Aires:

Take Route 9 to Rosario, then Route 14 to Gualeguaychú and cross the Puerto Unzué (Argentina) – Fray Bentos (Uruguay) border bridge. Take Route 2 towards Florencio Sánchez until it meets with Route 11. Take this route until you reach Route 9. Follow Route 9 into Punta del Diablo.

From Concordia, Argentina:

Cross the Concordia (Argentina) – Salto (Uruguay) border bridge. Then take Route 3 South and drive until you reach its crossing with Route 11. Follow this route east to Route 9 which takes you to Punta del Diablo.

From Brasil:

If you come to Uruguay from the East, the Brasil-Uruguay border town, Chuy, is just 42 km away from Punta del Diablo. Take Route 9 from Chuy to Punta del Diablo. Turn at the town entrance and drive about 5 km to the center of town.

By Bus

From Montevideo:

Consult the schedule for Tres Cruces Bus Terminal. Check the routes from Montevideo to Punta del Diablo. The ride usually lasts about 5 hours. Be sure to ask if the bus stops only at the entrance 5 km out or if it comes all the way in to town. Bus companies that stop in Punta del Diablo include Rutas del Sol, COT, and Cynsa.

From Punta del Este:

Bus company COT offers two daily direct connections departing at 11am and 5pm and respectively arriving at 2.05pm and 8.05pm.

From Argentina:

Consult the schedule for Tres Cruces Bus Terminal. Check the hours from Buenos Aires to Montevideo, then from Montevideo to Punta del Diablo. The bus ride from Montevideo to Punta del Diablo averages about 5 hours. Be sure to ask if the bus stops at the entrance 5 km out, or in the center of town.

From Brasil:

Consult the schedule for Tres Cruces Bus Terminal. Check the schedule for rides from Chuy to Montevideo. The bus stops in Punta del Diablo, and the ride lasts about 45 minutes. Be sure to ask if the bus stops at the entrance 5 km out, or in the center of town.

By Ferry

From Argentina:

Consult the schedule for Buquebus for trips to either Montevideo or Piriápolis. From there take a car or bus to Punta del Diablo.

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