There are 8 ways to get from Podgorica to Zagreb by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Samoborček  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb 920

$60 - $87

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Train  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Podgorica to Stara Pazova 1136
  2. Take the train from Stara Pazova to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$37 - $66

6 alternative options

Bus Bocac Tours  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tivat Zob
  2. Take the bus from Tivat to Prijedor
  3. Take the bus from Prijedor to Zagreb

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Podgorica to Zagreb 450 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Podgorica to Zagreb  •  5 h 59 min

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

$100 - $311

Bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Zagreb  •  8 h 15 min

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

$91 - $324

Bus to Sarajevo, fly to Zagreb  •  8 h 57 min

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

$101 - $411

Fly Podgorica to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  6 h 9 min

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

$96 - $551

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No, there is no direct bus from Podgorica to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Podgorica and arriving at Zagreb via Dubrovnik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Podgorica to Zagreb. However, there are services departing from Podgorica and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Stara Pazova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 47 min.

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The distance between Podgorica and Zagreb is 458 km. The road distance is 720.1 km.

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The best way to get from Podgorica to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 15 min to get from Podgorica to Zagreb, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Podgorica to Zagreb is to bus which takes 14 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 19 h 47 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Podgorica Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Podgorica to Zagreb.
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  • Distance: 286 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Podgorica to Zagreb via Dubrovnik in around 14 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Podgorica to Zagreb via Stara Pazova in around 19 h 47 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Podgorica to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Sarajevo to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Podgorica to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Podgorica to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Podgorica to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Podgorica to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Podgorica to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Train operators
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Podgorica to Stara Pazova
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to East Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
bozur.net
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
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 Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Podgorica to Tivat Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bocac Tours
Phone
051/215-725
Email
bocact@teol.net
Website
bocactours.com
Bus from Tivat to Prijedor
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
bocactours.com
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Prijedor to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Prijedor to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
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Podgorica to Zagreb train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Podgorica to Zagreb is 720 km. It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to drive from Podgorica to Zagreb.

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Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines and Montenegro Airlines offer flights from Podgorica Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 2080+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Podgorica to Podgorica Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs .

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