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

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Train to Zurich, fly to Podgorica  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Podgorica (TGD) ZRH - TGD

$144 - $430

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Bus, train  •  23h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Prijepolje
  2. Take the train from Prijepolje to Podgorica 431 / ...

$73 - $127

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Fly Basel to Podgorica  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Podgorica (TGD) BSL - TGD

$89 - $416

Train to Zurich, fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZRH - DBV
  3. Take the bus from Igalo to Podgorica

$174 - $444

Train, bus  •  24h 41m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf Ire / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ulm to Podgorica

$134 - $205

Bus  •  30h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Basel Station Sbb to Podgorica Zob

$120 - $190

Train  •  33h 35m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Beograd D
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 431 / ...

$247 - $438

Drive  •  16h 39m

  1. Drive from Basel to Podgorica 967.4 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Podgorica is to bus and train which costs SFr 70 - SFr 130 and takes 23h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Podgorica is to train and fly which costs SFr 140 - SFr 430 and takes 6h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel Station Sbb station and arriving at Podgorica Zob. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 30h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Podgorica. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Podgorica via Zürich HB, Wien Hbf and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 35m.

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The distance between Basel and Podgorica is 1079 km. The road distance is 1547.9 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Podgorica without a car is to bus and train which takes 23h 56m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Basel to Podgorica, including transfers.

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Basel to Podgorica bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Basel Station Sbb.

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Basel to Podgorica train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Podgorica is to fly which takes 7h 5m and costs SFr 85 - SFr 420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 190 and takes 30h 15m, you could also train, which costs SFr 240 - SFr 440 and takes 33h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Podgorica.
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  • Distance: 674.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Podgorica, Montenegro?

Air France, Montenegro Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Basel to Podgorica every 4 hours. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Basel to Podgorica 4 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 30h 15m.

Airlines
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Basel to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Basel to Podgorica via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Basel to Podgorica via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Basel to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Podgorica via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Podgorica via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Podgorica via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Basel to Podgorica via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Podgorica via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Prijepolje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Prijepolje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$7 - $12
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Gardasevic
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Igalo to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
gardasevic.org
Zlatan Prevoz D.O.O.
Phone
00 381 31 510 060
Email
zlatanprevoz@gmail.com
Website
zlatanprevoz.com
Bus from Basel to Prijepolje
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
zlatanreisen.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Podgorica Zob
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
globtour.com

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Podgorica Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Basel to Podgorica bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Podgorica Zob station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Podgorica is 1548 km. It takes approximately 16h 39m to drive from Basel to Podgorica.

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Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia, Adria Airways and Montenegro Airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Podgorica Airport.

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Book your Basel to Podgorica bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 302+ hotels available in Podgorica. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8m and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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