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

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Bus Samoborček  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik 920
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

$47 - $87

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Train  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Stara Pazova En
  2. Take the train from Stara Pazova to Podgorica 1137

$37 - $70

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Bus Promet Makarska  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Makarska
  2. Take the bus from Makarska to Tivat
  3. Take the bus from Tivat to Podgorica

$52 - $67

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Podgorica 449.5 miles

$85 - $130

Fly, bus  •  5 h 43 min

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

$62 - $187

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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Montenegro is to train which costs 230 kn - 450 kn and takes 18 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Montenegro is to fly and bus which costs 390 kn - 1.200 kn and takes 5 h 43 min.

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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 14 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Montenegro. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Podgorica via Stara Pazova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 19 min.

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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 14 h 20 min and costs 290 kn - 550 kn.

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It takes approximately 14 h 20 min 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 Glavni Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Montenegro is to bus which takes 14 h 20 min and costs 290 kn - 550 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230 kn - 450 kn and takes 18 h 19 min.

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

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

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

What companies run services between Croatia and Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Podgorica via Dubrovnik in around 14 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Podgorica via Stara Pazova in around 18 h 19 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik via Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Train operators
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Stara Pazova to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
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
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
bozur.net
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Makarska to Tivat
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Blue Line
Website
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Bus from Tivat to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Gardasevic
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Tivat to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gardasevic.org
Blueline MNE
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Tivat to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
blueline-mne.com

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