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Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Podgorica Central Bus Station Subotica - Herceg Novi / ...

€22

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Train via Železnička Stanica Rakovica  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the train from Rakovica to Podgorica 431 / ...

€11 - €19

4 alternative options

Train  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 433

€18 - €35

Drive  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Belgrade to Podgorica 421.3 km

€40 - €65

Fly to Podgorica  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Podgorica (TGD) BEG - TGD

€54 - €185

Fly to Tivat, bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Tivat (TIV) BEG - TIV
  2. Take the bus from Cetinje to Podgorica

€81 - €183

Belgrade to Podgorica by bus

The bus journey time between Belgrade and Podgorica is around 9h 8m and covers a distance of around 423 km. The fastest bus normally takes 8h 50m. Operated by Blue Line, Bozur, Lasta and others, the Belgrade to Podgorica bus service departs from Belgrad Central Bus Station and arrives in Podgorica Central Bus Station. Typically 24 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
9h 8m
Fastest bus time:
8h 50m
Bus distance:
423 km
Buses per week:
24
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
52 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:30
Last bus departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Belgrade to Podgorica bus schedules

Serbia → Montenegro
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International entry into Montenegro from Serbia

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Serbia
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Conditions of entry into Montenegro from Serbia

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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Rules to follow in Montenegro

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Montenegro is currently allowed from Serbia.

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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 Podgorica is 1616.

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

The social distance requirement in Podgorica 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 Serbia from Montenegro is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belgrade to Podgorica is to train via Železnička Stanica Rakovica which costs RSD 1200 - RSD 2300 and takes 11h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Belgrade to Podgorica is to fly which costs RSD 6000 - RSD 22000 and takes 3h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belgrad Central Bus Station station and arriving at Podgorica Central Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Beograd and arriving at Podgorica. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 57m.

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The distance between Belgrade and Podgorica is 280 km. The road distance is 421.3 km.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Podgorica without a car is to bus which takes 9h and costs RSD 2531.

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The bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Podgorica Central Bus Station takes 9h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Belgrade to Podgorica bus services, operated by Blue Line, depart from Belgrad Central Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Podgorica is to bus which takes 9h and costs RSD 2531. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RSD 2100 - RSD 3800 and takes 9h 57m, you could also fly, which costs RSD 6000 - RSD 22000 and takes 3h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Belgrade to Podgorica.
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  • Distance: 280 km
  • Duration: 9h

What companies run services between Belgrade, Serbia and Podgorica, Montenegro?

Blue Line operates a bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Podgorica Central Bus Station twice daily. Tickets cost €24 - €27 and the journey takes 9h. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG) operates a train from Beograd to Podgorica once daily. Tickets cost €18 - €35 and the journey takes 9h 57m.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €180
Flights from Belgrade to Tivat
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €180
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Belgrade to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €150
Flights from Belgrade to Tivat
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €230
Train operators
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
Bus operators
Blue Line
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Podgorica Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €27
Website
Blue Line
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Belgrade to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €30
Schedules at
bozur.net
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Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Belgrade to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Book at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
12h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Gardasevic
Phone
040 214 382
Email
gardasevic@t-com.me
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Cetinje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Schedules at
gardasevic.org

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Podgorica Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Belgrade to Podgorica bus services, operated by Blue Line, arrive at Podgorica Central Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Podgorica is 421 km. It takes approximately 6h 37m to drive from Belgrade to Podgorica.

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FlexFlight ApS and Air Serbia offer flights from Belgrade Airport to Podgorica Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Podgorica. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 30 min and costs RSD 300.

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