Travel to Montevideo
By plane: Montevideo’s new Carrasco International Airport (MVD) receives direct flights from many countries including Argentina (Buenos Aires, both Ezeiza and Aeroparque airports), Brazil (Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro), Chile (Santiago), Panama (Panama City), Spain (Madrid), US (Miami), etc. Most non direct flights to Montevideo will typically connect in Buenos Aires, Santiago (Chile), Panama City, or Sao Paulo.
By Ferry from Buenos Aires: Direct (3hs) or Ferry (1hr) + bus (2.5hr). See http://www.buquebus.com/cache/HomeARG.html
Travel to Buenos Aires
By plane: Most international flights arrive at the Ezeiza International Airport (EZE), while domestic flights arrive at Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP). Aeroparque is very close to the school site. Currency can be exchanged in the airport at Banco Nacion. Teller machines are available and work with most major credit cards. Public phones are either coin or card-operated. Cards are available at the airport. You can also dial #19 to make a collect call.
By bus: The main bus terminal of Buenos Aires is the Terminal de Omnibus de Retiro. From there, many local buses serve downtown Buenos Aires. To get to the school site, bus number 33 or 45 should be taken.
Transportation from Airport: A bus company (Manuel Tienda Leon) offers transportation to downtown Buenos Aires and the ride takes about 40 minutes. The ticket stand of the Manuel Tienda Leon company is the first stand after you exit customs. The ticket price is 50 arg. pesos, and it arrives at Terminal Madero in downtown (Av. Madero and San Martín). This company also provides private cabs to downtown, and the price is 194 arg. pesos to any address within the city center. There are also public transportation buses that serve downtown Buenos Aires at a cheaper rate, but we do not recommend it if you carry a significant amount of luggage. To get to the school site from Ezeiza Airport, take the Manuel Tienda León Bus to Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport, which is very close to the University Campus. The ticket price is 55 arg. pesos. From Aeroparque Airport, a short taxi ride (3 minutes) takes you to the Campus.
Travel to Corrientes
By plane: The closest airport to the school site is International Airport Doctor Fernando Piragine Niveyro (CNQ), Corrientes. It is located 2,5km (3 minutes) from the University Campus. An alternative airport is the Resistencia International Airport (RES) in Chaco province, which is located 36km (40 minutes) from the University Campus.
From International Airport Doctor Fernando Piragine Niveyro (Corrientes) to the University Campus, take bus number 11 to SW, it is a 5 minutes ride, or ask for a *remise* (cab) to campus UNNE, which costs about 10 or 15 arg. pesos.
There is no direct bus trip from International Airport Doctor Fernando Piragine Niveyro (Corrientes) to Corrientes downtown. The most convenient way to get there is by taking a remise (cab), which costs about 50 arg. pesos.
By bus: Buses arrive to Terminal de Omnibus Corrientes.
From Terminal de Omnibus Corrientes to Corrientes downtown, take bus number 103 to NW, it is 30 minutes ride aprox. In remise (cab) the trip costs about 35 arg. pesos.
From Terminal de Omnibus Corrientes to the University Campus, take bus number 11 in the direction to the Airport, or take first bus 103 to Corrientes downtown and then take bus number 105 to the Campus.
Travel from Buenos Aires to Corrientes
By bus: Buses from Buenos Aires depart from Terminal de Omnibus de Retiro and arrive to Terminal Corrientes. There are many services per day, and the ticket price (one way) is about 265 arg. pesos. Tickets can be purchased via the webpage
By plane: All domestic flights depart from Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport. Tickets can be purchased via the webpage
Travel to Argentina
ARGENTINA ENTRY FEE ANNOUNCEMENT:
Effective December 2009, an entry fee to enter Argentina for reasons of tourism or business was implemented by the Argentine Government to citizens of AUSTRALIA, CANADA and the UNITED STATES. The payment of this “reciprocity fee” is not a Visa since Argentina does not require visa to nationals of the mentioned countries when traveling for tourism or business purposes. The Argentine Government set this entry fee on equal amounts to those Argentine citizens must pay when requesting a visa to travel to those countries. Nationals of Australia, Canada and the United States must pay the Entry Fee in the following amounts:
- Australians: US$ 100 (one hundred US dollars)
- Canadians: US$ 70 (seventy US dollars)
- US Citizens: US$ 140 (one hundred forty US dollars)
For Australians or Canadians: the payment of the Entry Fee is valid for one single entry.
For US citizens the payment of the Entry Fee is valid for multiple entries during a period of ten (10) years from the date of first entry. This entry fee will be collected only at Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport (EZE).
Forms of Payment: Cash (Argentine Pesos or United States Dollars only), Credit/Debit cards or Traveler´s Checks.
Before traveling to Argentina, citizens of the following countries must obtain -at the nearest Argentine consulate- a visa to entry into the Argentine Republic: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, East Timor, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Ruanda, Russia, Saharawi, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
To locate the nearest Argentine consulate, please visit the website of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs at http://www.mrecic.gov.ar/portal/repre_argentinas/repre_argentinas.html and click over the flag of your country.
IMPORTANT: If your country is NOT listed above, then you do NOT need a visa to visit Argentina.
Travel to Uruguay
Holders of passports from many countries can enter Uruguay without a visa. To find out if you need a visa to enter Uruguay and locate the nearest Uruguay consulate, please visit the website of the Uruguay Ministry of Foreign Affairs at http://www.mrree.gub.uy/.