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There are 9 ways to get from Zagreb to Podgorica by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik N973
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

$47 - $84

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Train  •  17h 4m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 431 / ...

$40 - $77

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Night bus, bus  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Zagreb Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

$63 - $89

Drive  •  8h 11m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Podgorica 449.5 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Zagreb to Dubrovnik, bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAG - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Igalo to Podgorica

$61 - $189

Fly Zagreb to Podgorica  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Podgorica (TGD) ZAG - TGD

$88 - $199

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Podgorica  •  6h 39m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Podgorica (TGD) LJU - TGD

$99 - $548

Fly Zagreb to Sarajevo, bus  •  9h 17m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Sarajevo (SJJ) ZAG - SJJ
  2. Take the bus from East Sarajevo to Podgorica

$89 - $300

Fly Zagreb to Tivat  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Tivat (TIV) ZAG - TIV

$123 - $281

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Podgorica is to train which costs 250 kn - 500 kn and takes 17h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Podgorica is to fly and bus which costs 390 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Podgorica. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Podgorica via Dubrovnik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Podgorica. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Podgorica via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 4m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Podgorica is 458 km. The road distance is 719.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Podgorica without a car is to bus which takes 14h 20m and costs 300 kn - 550 kn.

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It takes approximately 14h 20m to get from Zagreb to Podgorica, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Podgorica bus services, operated by Samoborček, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Podgorica train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Podgorica is to bus which takes 14h 20m and costs 300 kn - 550 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250 kn - 500 kn and takes 17h 4m, you could also fly, which costs 550 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 7h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Podgorica.
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  • Distance: 286 miles
  • Duration: 14h 20m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Podgorica, Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Podgorica via Dubrovnik in around 14h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Podgorica via Belgrade and Beograd in around 17h 4m.

Airlines
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Ljubljana to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Zagreb to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Tivat via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Tivat via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Tivat via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Tivat via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from East Sarajevo to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
bozur.net
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Night bus from Zagreb Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
globtour.com
Gardasevic
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Igalo to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
gardasevic.org

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Zagreb to Podgorica bus services, operated by Bozur, arrive at Podgorica station.

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Zagreb to Podgorica train services, operated by Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG), arrive at Podgorica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Podgorica is 719 km. It takes approximately 8h 11m to drive from Zagreb to Podgorica.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 307+ hotels available in Podgorica. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31m and costs .

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