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

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

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Bus  •  21 h 32 min

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

$52 - $76

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Train, bus via Belgrade  •  24 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Drobeta Turnu Severin Ir
  2. Take the bus from Kladovo to Belgrade
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 433 / ...

$38 - $74

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Podgorica

$48 - $86

Bus via Skopje  •  25 h 26 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 Skopje to Prizren
  5. Take the bus from Prizren to Podgorica

$69 - $86

Train  •  38 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Subotica D
  4. Take the train from Subotica to Podgorica

$88 - $149

Drive  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Podgorica 530.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Podgorica  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Podgorica (TGD) OTP - TGD

$122 - $264

Fly to Tivat  •  9 h 25 min

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

$158 - $369

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Podgorica is to train and bus which costs $35 - $75 and takes 24 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Podgorica is to fly which costs $120 - $270 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Podgorica. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Podgorica via Sofia and Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Podgorica. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Podgorica via Brasov, Budapest-Keleti and Subotica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 55 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Podgorica is 595 km. The road distance is 848.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Podgorica without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 32 min and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 21 h 32 min to get from Bucharest to Podgorica, including transfers.

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

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Bucharest to Podgorica train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Podgorica is to bus which takes 21 h 32 min and costs $50 - $80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $150 and takes 38 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs $120 - $270 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Podgorica.
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  • Distance: 371.9 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Podgorica via Sofia and Niš in around 21 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Podgorica via Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, and Subotica in around 38 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Vienna, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Istanbul Ataturk, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $3,500
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Drobeta Turnu Severin
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Subotica to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
16 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Subotica
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
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
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
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
$12 - $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 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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Bus from Niš to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
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 Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Arriva Srbija
Phone
012 538400
Email
predstavnistvo.bas@arriva.rs
Website
arriva.rs
Bus from Kladovo to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.rs
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$36
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Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
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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
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Website
mktransport.mk
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Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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Website
vectortours.de
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Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
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vectortours.de
Bus from Prizren to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Podgorica Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Podgorica bus services, operated by Nis Ekspres, arrive at Podgorica station.

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Podgorica is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 11:24 PM in Bucharest and 10:24 PM in Podgorica.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Podgorica is 848 km. It takes approximately 12 h 50 min to drive from Bucharest to Podgorica.

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Blue Air, Alitalia, Montenegro Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Podgorica Airport.

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There are 301+ hotels available in Podgorica. Prices start at $27 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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