There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Budva by plane, bus, train, night 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  •  6 h 28 min

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

$153 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 12 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

4 alternative options

Bus via Ruse  •  21 h 49 min

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

$50 - $74

Bus, train  •  23 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven 980
  2. Take the train from Pleven to Sofia 461
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  4. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Budva

$54 - $83

Night train, bus  •  29 h 10 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Svishtov
  3. Take the bus from Svishtov to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  5. Take the bus from Niš to Budva

$54 - $70

Drive  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Budva 591.5 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Budva is to night train and bus which costs $50 - $70 and takes 29 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Budva is to fly which costs $150 - $350 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Bucharest to Budva, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Budva. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Budva via Ruse, Sofia and Kumanovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 49 min.

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

Air Serbia, Tarom and two other airlines fly from Bucharest to Budva 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Budva via Ruse, Sofia - Central Bus Station, Sofia, and Kumanovo in around 21 h 49 min.

Airlines
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
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
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Svishtov to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Svishtov to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
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
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Budva
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
VisitSvishtov
Phone
(+359 631) 60 371
Email
info@visitsvishtov.com
Website
visitsvishtov.com
Bus from Ruse to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
visitsvishtov.com
Bus from Svishtov to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
visitsvishtov.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.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 - $13
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 - $29
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

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