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

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

Recommended option

Fly to Tivat  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Tivat (TIV) OTP - TIV

$153 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from București to Ruse
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  4. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Budva

$46 - $64

5 alternative options

Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Podgorica (TGD) OTP - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Budva

$125 - $284

Bus  •  21 h 37 min

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

$57 - $87

Bus via Bucharest - Gară Filaret  •  24 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Budva

$49 - $84

Bus via Niš  •  24 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Sofia 980
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Budva

$57 - $83

Drive  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Budva 591.5 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Budva. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Budva via Sofia and Kumanovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 37 min.

More details

The distance between Bucharest and Budva is 634 km. The road distance is 946.4 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Bucharest to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 37 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Bucharest to Budva, including transfers.

More details

Bucharest to Budva bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Bucharest station.

More details

The best way to get from Bucharest to Budva is to fly which takes 6 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 37 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Tivat Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

Budva is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 5:13 PM in Bucharest and 4:13 PM in Budva.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Budva is 946 km. It takes approximately 13 h 20 min to drive from Bucharest to Budva.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Bucharest to Budva.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 396.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Budva, Montenegro?

Tarom, Montenegro Airlines and Air Serbia fly from Bucharest to Budva 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Budva via Sofia and Kumanovo in around 21 h 37 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $3,500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
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
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
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
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
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
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
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
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from București to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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

Want to know more about travelling around Montenegro

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Tarom, Air Serbia and Montenegro Airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Tivat Airport.

Search flights

There are 4361+ hotels available in Budva. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs .

More details