There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Kotor by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 6 min

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

$152 - $344

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Night train, train, bus  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia 461
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Skopje to Kotor

$55 - $80

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Bus  •  21 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Kotor

$59 - $89

Bus, train  •  23 h 25 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 Niš
  4. Take the bus from Niš to Kotor

$56 - $85

Bus via Tetovo  •  30 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kriva Palanka
  3. Take the bus from Kriva Palanka to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Tetovo to Kotor

$62 - $109

Drive  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Kotor 604.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Kotor is to night train and train and bus which costs $55 - $80 and takes 25 h 30 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Kotor. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Kotor via Sofia and Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Kotor is 633 km. The road distance is 967.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Kotor without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 26 min and costs $55 - $90.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Kotor is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs $150 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $90 and takes 21 h 26 min.

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

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Bucharest to Kotor bus services, operated by MM Transport Nis, arrive at Kotor station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Kotor.
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  • Distance: 395.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

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

Air Serbia, Tarom and two other airlines fly from Bucharest to Kotor 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Kotor via Sofia and Niš in around 21 h 26 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
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
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 Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.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
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onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
MM Transport Nis
Website
mmtransportnis.com
Bus from Niš to Kotor
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
mmtransportnis.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.

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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
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
bozur.net
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
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kriva Palanka
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
ATP Proleter
Website
mktransport.mk
Bus from Kriva Palanka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mktransport.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Tetovo to Kotor
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk

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More Questions & Answers

Kotor is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 4:45 PM in Bucharest and 3:45 PM in Kotor.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Kotor is 968 km. It takes approximately 13 h 40 min to drive from Bucharest to Kotor.

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

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There are 5362+ hotels available in Kotor. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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