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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor Dubrovnik - Kotor

€5 - €18

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Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor 89.9 km

€9 - €14

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International entry into Montenegro from Croatia

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Montenegro, as well as residents from EU countries, Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Brunei, Fiji, Philippines, Georgia, Indonesia, Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Canada, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Morocco, Mauritius, Mongolia, Monaco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Russia, Senegal, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uruguay, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Israel, Singapore, Serbia, United States, North Macedonia, Seychelles, Lebanon, Australia, Angola, Egypt and Nepal

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Montenegro from Croatia

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Moldova, North Macedonia, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine and United States
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Rules to follow in Montenegro

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Considerations leaving from Croatia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Montenegro is currently allowed from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kotor is 1616.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kotor is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kotor is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1616.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Montenegro.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Kotor is to bus which costs 40 kn - 140 kn and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Kotor is to drive which costs 65 kn - 100 kn and takes 1h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik - Pile and arriving at Kotor via Dubrovnik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Kotor is 59 km. The road distance is 89.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Kotor without a car is to bus which takes 3h 10m and costs 40 kn - 140 kn.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Dubrovnik to Kotor, including transfers.

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Dubrovnik to Kotor bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, depart from Dubrovnik station.

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Dubrovnik to Kotor bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, arrive at Kotor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Kotor is 90 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor.

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There are 317+ hotels available in Kotor. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Kotor.
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  • Distance: 59.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between Dubrovnik, Croatia and Kotor, Montenegro?

Royal Travel Cetinje operates a bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor once daily. Tickets cost €5 - €7 and the journey takes 2h 5m. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Blue Line
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Kotor Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Blue Line
Bozur

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