There are 7 ways to get from Budva to Istanbul by bus, plane, bus and ferry 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

Bus to Dubrovnik, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Istanbul (IST) DBV - IST

$155 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  21 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Istanbul

$52 - $90

5 alternative options

Bus and ferry to Podgorica, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Budva to Sutomore
  2. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Istanbul (IST) TGD - IST

$99 - $296

Bus to Tirana, fly  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Istanbul (IST) TIA - IST

$109 - $327

Bus to Skopje, fly  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Skopje
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Istanbul (IST) SKP - IST

$94 - $195

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  27 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Podgorica
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Istanbul

$55 - $90

Drive  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Budva to Istanbul 722.5 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budva to Istanbul is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 21 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budva to Istanbul is to bus and ferry and fly which costs 85€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Budva and Istanbul is 851 km. The road distance is 1156.1 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Budva to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Budva to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 532.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

What companies run services between Budva, Montenegro and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Budva to Istanbul via Skopje, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 21 h 59 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Podgorica to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Tirana to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Budva to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Budva to Skopje
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Budva to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
bozur.net
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Budva Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
globtour.com
Trans-Jug
Phone
+381 11 8728111
Email
office@trans-jug.com
Website
trans-jug.com
Bus and ferry from Budva to Sutomore
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
trans-jug.com
Book at
trans-jug.com
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Podgorica
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 Budva to Skopje
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
ms.mk
Blueline MNE
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Budva to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
blueline-mne.com
Gardasevic
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Budva to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gardasevic.org
Blue Line
Website
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Bus from Budva to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Podgorica to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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