Montevideo airport (MVD)

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Montevideo airport (MVD)

General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport, also known as Carrasco Airport and opened in 1948, is the main air terminal in Uruguay, concentrating most flights in the country. It was recently remodelled, and is now one of the most modern in America. It operates with the main destinations in Latin America, Miami and Madrid.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.1 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +598 2604 0329 / 9111 4061. Flight information: Tel +598 2604 0272. There is a general and tourist information desk in the Arrivals level, available around the clock.


The airport is located 18 km (11 miles) to the northeast of the city of Montevideo.

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Counters are situated in the Arrivals Hall.

Avis (Tel +598 2604 0334 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +598 2600 9986 - 24 hours a day)
Europcar (Tel +598 2604 0350 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, weekends from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +598 2604 0006 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Bus - COPSA (Tel 1975) operates several services from the airport: 703/704 - Paso Carrasco, Maldonado, 8 de Octubre; 724 - Nicolich, Pando, Zonamérica, Portones, Montevideo; 758 - Shopping Costa Urbana, Pinar; 710 - Parque del Plata, Atlántida Station.
COT (Tel +598 2409 4949) offers express services to the city centre, the beach area and other locations in Uruguay, such as Punta del Este, Pan de Azúcar, Santa Teresa, Barra de Valizas, Castillos, Colonia, La Paloma and Punta del Diablo.
On the other hand, lines C1 and DM1 from Cutcsa (Tel +598 2204 0000) connect the enclosure with downtown Montevideo, Salinas, Punta Carretas and Zonamérica with a frequency of 15 minutes. Travel time is about 45 min.
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Taxi - Official vehicles for up to 12 passengers from Taxi Aeropuerto de Carrasco (Tel +598 2604 0323) are available outside the terminal. In addition, there is a reservation counter in the Arrivals Hall, open around the clock. The trip to the city centre takes 30-40 minutes.


Three parking areas (Parking, Parking Proveedores and Parking Techado) situated opposite the terminal building. The first 10 minutes of stay are free of charge and the covered area provides valet parking services. Payment can be made at booths located on both sides of the entrance to the Arrivals Hall. Rates


There are ramps, escalators and adapted toilets. If you should require special assistance during your stay at the enclosure, contact your airline in advance.