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There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Podgorica 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 via Rožaje  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Beloljin
  3. Take the bus from Beloljin to Rozaje
  4. Take the bus from Rožaje to Podgorica

$39 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus Nis Ekspres  •  13 h 32 min

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

$30 - $41

4 alternative options

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Podgorica

$34 - $68

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD #2  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Podgorica

$34 - $68

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Podgorica 374.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Podgorica (TGD) SOF - TGD

$112 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Podgorica is to bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 13 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Podgorica is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Podgorica. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Podgorica via Niš, Beloljin and Rožaje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 36 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Podgorica is 334 km. The road distance is 599.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Podgorica without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 36 min and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 12 h 36 min to get from Sofia to Podgorica, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sofia to Podgorica is to bus which takes 12 h 36 min and costs $35 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $110 - $270 and takes 8 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Podgorica Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Podgorica bus services, operated by Vector, arrive at Podgorica station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Podgorica.
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  • Distance: 208.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Sofia to Podgorica via Niš, Beloljin, and Rožaje in around 12 h 36 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines fly from Sofia to Podgorica 4 times a day.

Airlines
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
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Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.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
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Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
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Phone
+381 37 421 555
Email
adjugoprevozks@gmail.com
Website
jugoprevozks.rs
Bus from Niš to Beloljin
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jugoprevozks.rs
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Beloljin to Rozaje
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Niš to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Vector
Website
vectortours.de
Bus from Rožaje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
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Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$36
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Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
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Podgorica is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 5:53 AM in Sofia and 4:53 AM in Podgorica.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Podgorica is 599 km. It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to drive from Sofia to Podgorica.

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Alitalia, Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Podgorica Airport.

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There are 301+ hotels available in Podgorica. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $1.

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