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General Information

The Port of Colonia is located 177 km from Montevideo, by the Río de la Plata river, in the department with the same name. It is the main port of the country in terms of passenger and vehicle movement.

It connects the cities of Colonia and Buenos Aires on a daily basis. Colonia, with the free trade zone “Zona Franca de Colonia” and a population of over 115,000, is a tourist destination and a point of entry and exit of tourism to and from Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Punta del Este.

Colonia is a city of historical importance. One of its main landmarks is the historic quarter of Colonia del Sacramento, an old Lusitanian bastion of the eighteenth century, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


Port of Colonia

Address: Terminal Puerto Colonia-Avda. Roosevelt y Rivera-Colonia

Telephone: (+598) 4522 2140
Last updated: 05/10/2024