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

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Bus to Podgorica, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 4m

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

890 ₺ - 2.720 ₺

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Bus via Skopje  •  25h 19m

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

364 ₺ - 659 ₺

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Bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 11m

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

1.360 ₺ - 3.389 ₺

Bus to Sarajevo, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Budva to East Sarajevo
  2. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SJJ - IST

1.028 ₺ - 2.163 ₺

Bus to Tirana, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  12h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) TIA - SAW

496 ₺ - 1.351 ₺

Bus  •  20h 47m

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

411 ₺ - 450 ₺

Drive  •  13h 47m

  1. Drive from Budva to Istanbul 1156.2 km

1.000 ₺ - 1.500 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Budva to Istanbul is to bus which costs 50€ - 60€ and takes 20h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Budva to Istanbul is to bus and fly which costs 110€ - 360€ and takes 7h 4m.

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The distance between Budva and Istanbul is 851 km. The road distance is 1156.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budva to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 20h 47m and costs 50€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Budva to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Podgorica Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Budva. It is currently 5:30 AM in Budva and 6:30 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Budva to Istanbul is 1156 km. It takes approximately 13h 47m to drive from Budva to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Podgorica Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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Map of how to get from Budva to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 851.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Budva to Istanbul via Podgorica, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 20h 47m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Podgorica to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Sarajevo to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Tirana to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Budva to Sutomore
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
75 ₺ - 110 ₺
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Budva to East Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 180 ₺
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Budva to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
80 ₺ - 120 ₺
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Budva to Skopje
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 210 ₺
Schedules at
bozur.net
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Budva to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 160 ₺
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Budva to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 140 ₺
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 210 ₺
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Gardasevic
Phone
040 214 382
Email
gardasevic@t-com.me
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Budva to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26 ₺ - 31 ₺
Schedules at
gardasevic.org
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
11h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 310 ₺
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 350 ₺
Schedules at
ms.mk
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Budva to Skopje
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
235 ₺
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