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Fly to Tivat  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Tivat (TIV) AMS - TIV

€95 - €279

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Fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dubrovnik (DBV) AMS - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor

€68 - €277

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Fly to Podgorica  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Podgorica (TGD) AMS - TGD

€126 - €443

Train, bus  •  28h 40m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus from Mannheim Hbf to Zvornik
  4. Take the bus from Zvornik to Herceg Novi

€134 - €223

Bus  •  29h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Herceg Novi

€82 - €144

Train, bus, taxi  •  36h 53m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Timisoara Nord Ir
  4. Take the bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  5. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 433
  6. Take a taxi from Podgorica to Kotor

€266 - €544

Bus via Novi Pazar  •  44h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Novi Pazar
  2. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Kotor

Night train, bus  •  37h 58m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Meidling Nj
  2. Take the night train from Wien Meidling to Split En
  3. Take the bus from Split to Kotor

€181 - €242

Drive  •  19h 21m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Kotor 1999.3 km

€250 - €370

Amsterdam to Kotor by night train and bus

The journey time between Amsterdam and Kotor is around 2 days 3h and covers a distance of around 2384 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 3h. Operated by Nightjet, EuroNight and Royal Travel Cetinje, the Amsterdam to Kotor service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Kotor. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 3h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 3h
Journey distance:
2384 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€181
Carbon emissions:
148 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
19:30
Last service departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Kotor night train and bus schedules

Netherlands → Montenegro
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International entry into Montenegro from Netherlands

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Montenegro, as well as residents from EU countries, Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Brunei, Fiji, Philippines, Georgia, Indonesia, Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Canada, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Morocco, Mauritius, Mongolia, Monaco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Russia, Senegal, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uruguay, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Israel, Singapore, Serbia, United States, North Macedonia, Seychelles, Lebanon, Australia, Angola, Egypt and Nepal

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Conditions of entry into Montenegro from Netherlands

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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Yes, entry into Montenegro is currently allowed from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kotor is 1616.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kotor is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kotor is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1616.

No, returning to Netherlands from Montenegro is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Kotor is to fly and bus which costs €65 - €280 and takes 8h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Kotor is to fly which costs €95 - €280 and takes 6h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Kotor. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Kotor via Sarajevo and Herceg Novi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 59m.

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It is 1517 km from Amsterdam to Kotor. It is approximately 1999.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kotor without a car is to train and bus which takes 28h 40m and costs €130 - €230.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Amsterdam to Kotor, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Kotor bus services, operated by Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic, depart from Amsterdam station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kotor is to fly which takes 6h 56m and costs €95 - €280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €80 - €150 and takes 29h 59m.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Tivat Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam to Kotor bus services, operated by Centrotrans Eurolines, arrive at Herceg Novi station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Kotor.
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  • Distance: 1516.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 56m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Kotor, Montenegro?

Air Serbia, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Kotor 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Kotor via Sarajevo and Herceg Novi in around 29h 59m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tivat via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tivat via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tivat via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €340
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tivat via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €1300
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tivat via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Podgorica via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€350 - €2000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Podgorica via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €460
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Podgorica via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Tivat via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€260 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €950
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€140 - €340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €85
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€35 - €50
1st Class
€60 - €85
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€130 - €200
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €35
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Second Class
€19 - €22
First Class
€29 - €33
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
13h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Kotor
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Blue Line
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Kotor Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Blue Line
Bozur
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Mannheim Hbf to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
15h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
20h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €30
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Christian Transfers
Phone
+44 7440 708355
Website
christiantransfers.eu
Bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
€30 - €45
Private Shuttle
€85 - €130
Garo Reisen
Phone
+381 20 333 733
Email
garoreisen@gmail.com
Website
garo-reisen.rs
Bus from Amsterdam to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
35h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
garo-reisen.rs
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Kotor
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Other operators
Taxi from Podgorica to Kotor
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Red Taxi
Phone
+382 67 319 714
Website
taxibudva.com
City Taxi
Phone
+382 20 282 300
Website
citytaxi.com
Alo Taxi
Phone
+382 69 019 700

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Kotor is 1999 km. It takes approximately 19h 21m to drive from Amsterdam to Kotor.

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Swiss, Edelweiss Air, FlexFlight ApS and five other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Tivat Airport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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