There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Budva by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  13 h 37 min

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

$36 - $53

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Bus Royal Travel Cetinje  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Budva

$35 - $42

5 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Budva 386.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Sofia to Tivat  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Tivat (TIV) SOF - TIV

$163 - $365

Fly Sofia to Podgorica, bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Podgorica (TGD) SOF - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Budva

$115 - $283

Bus, bus to Belgrade, fly to Tivat  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Pirot
  2. Take the bus from Pirot to Belgrade
  3. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Tivat (TIV) BEG - TIV

Fly Sofia to Dubrovnik, bus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Dubrovnik (DBV) SOF - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$145 - $421

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Budva. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Budva via Kumanovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 37 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Budva is 370 km. The road distance is 619.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 37 min to get from Sofia to Budva, including transfers.

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Sofia to Budva bus services, operated by Matpu, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Budva is to bus which takes 13 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 8 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Tivat Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 5 min and has two stopovers.

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

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Budva is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 5:41 PM in Sofia and 4:41 PM in Budva.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Budva is 619 km. It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to drive from Sofia to Budva.

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  • Distance: 231.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 37 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Budva, Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Budva via Kumanovo in around 13 h 37 min. Alternatively, Bulgaria Air, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Sofia to Budva every 4 hours.

Airlines
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Vienna, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Belgrade to Tivat
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Milan Malpensa, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Belgrade to Tivat
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Milan Malpensa, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Belgrade to Tivat
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Dubrovnik via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Sofia to Dubrovnik via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Dubrovnik via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Bus operators
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
Bus from Sofia to Pirot
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
matpu.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
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
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ms.mk
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
Book at
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
Bus from Sofia to Pirot
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
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
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bozur.net
Blue Line
Website
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Blueline MNE
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
blueline-mne.com
Gardasevic
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gardasevic.org
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Pirot to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
pks.rs
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Ryanair, Wizz Air, Bulgaria Air and five other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Tivat Airport.

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