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There are 4 ways to get from Budva to Makarska by bus or car

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Bus via Herceg Novi

  1. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Makarska

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Budva to Makarska

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Bus via Dubrovnik

  1. Take the bus from Budva Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Makarska

Drive

  1. Drive from Budva to Makarska

Budva to Makarska by bus

The bus journey time between Budva and Makarska is around 6h 15m and covers a distance of around 277 km. Services are operated by Royal Travel Cetinje. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
6h 15m Average Duration
90 kn Cheapest Price
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Montenegro → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Montenegro

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Montenegro
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Montenegro

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Croatia

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Montenegro

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Croatia is currently allowed from Montenegro.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Makarska is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Makarska is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Makarska is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, returning to Montenegro from Croatia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Budva to Makarska is to bus which costs €12 - €15 and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Budva to Makarska is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budva and arriving at Makarska. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Budva and Makarska is 186 km. The road distance is 275.8 km.

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The best way to get from Budva to Makarska without a car is to bus via Herceg Novi which takes 5h 38m and costs €70 - €90.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Budva to Makarska, including transfers.

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Budva to Makarska bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, depart from Budva station.

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Budva to Makarska bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, arrive at Makarska station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budva to Makarska is 276 km. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Budva to Makarska.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Makarska. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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  • Distance: 186.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Budva, Montenegro and Makarska, Croatia?

Royal Travel Cetinje operates a bus from Herceg Novi to Makarska once daily. Tickets cost 75 kn - 90 kn and the journey takes 4h 25m.

Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Herceg Novi to Makarska
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 90 kn
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Budva to Makarska
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Globtour
Phone
+387 36 651-393
Email
info@globtour.com
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Budva Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 80 kn
Website
Globtour
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Budva to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
bozur.net
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Promet Makarska
Croatia Bus
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Makarska
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr

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