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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Budva by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Tivat  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Tivat (TIV) OTP - TIV

$153 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus Royal Travel Cetinje  •  25 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Budva

$49 - $74

4 alternative options

Fly to Podgorica  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Podgorica (TGD) OTP - TGD

$135 - $283

Bus  •  21 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Budva

$57 - $87

Train, bus  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Budva

$50 - $70

Drive  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Budva 591.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Budva is to train and bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 24 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Budva is to fly which costs $150 - $350 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Budva. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Budva via Sofia and Kumanovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 37 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Budva is 634 km. The road distance is 946.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 37 min and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Bucharest to Budva, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Budva bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Bucharest station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Budva is to fly which takes 6 h 53 min and costs $150 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $90 and takes 21 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Tivat Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Budva bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Budva station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Budva.
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  • Distance: 396.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Budva, Montenegro?

Tarom, Air Serbia and three other airlines fly from Bucharest to Budva twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Budva via Sofia and Kumanovo in around 21 h 37 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Istanbul Ataturk, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Vienna, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $3,500
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Budva
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Niš to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
MM Transport Nis
Website
mmtransportnis.com
Bus from Niš to Budva
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
mmtransportnis.com

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Budva is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 2:45 PM in Bucharest and 1:45 PM in Budva.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Budva is 946 km. It takes approximately 13 h 20 min to drive from Bucharest to Budva.

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Tarom, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Tivat Airport.

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There are 4124+ hotels available in Budva. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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