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There are 5 ways to get from Croatia to Montenegro by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik N973
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

$47 - $84

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Train  •  17h 4m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 431 / ...

$40 - $77

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  17h 3m

  1. Take the night bus from Zagreb Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

$63 - $89

Drive  •  8h 11m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Podgorica 449.5 miles

$85 - $130

Fly, bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAG - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi

$62 - $186

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Montenegro is to train which costs 250 kn - 500 kn and takes 17h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Montenegro is to fly and bus which costs 400 kn - 1.200 kn and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Montenegro. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Podgorica via Dubrovnik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Montenegro. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Podgorica via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 4m.

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The distance between Croatia and Montenegro is 358 km. The road distance is 719.3 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Montenegro without a car is to bus which takes 14h 20m and costs 300 kn - 550 kn.

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It takes approximately 14h 20m to get from Croatia to Montenegro, including transfers.

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Croatia to Montenegro bus services, operated by Samoborček, depart from Zagreb station.

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Croatia to Montenegro train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Montenegro is to bus which takes 14h 20m and costs 300 kn - 550 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250 kn - 500 kn and takes 17h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Montenegro.
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  • Distance: 223.5 miles
  • Duration: 14h 20m

What companies run services between Croatia and Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Podgorica via Dubrovnik in around 14h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Podgorica via Belgrade and Beograd in around 17h 4m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Train operators
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.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 Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
bozur.net
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Night bus from Zagreb Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
globtour.com
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Book at
busticket4.me

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Croatia to Montenegro bus services, operated by Bozur, arrive at Podgorica station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Montenegro is 719 km. It takes approximately 8h 11m to drive from Croatia to Montenegro.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Montenegro. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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