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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Montenegro by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly Florence to Dubrovnik

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Dubrovnik (DBV)

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Train to Bologna, fly to Podgorica

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Podgorica (TGD)

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Fly Florence to Podgorica

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Podgorica (TGD)

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Bari Centrale
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Bar
  3. Take the train from Bar to Podgorica

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Podgorica

Bus via Zadar

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Zadar bus station
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

Train, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station
  4. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

Drive

  1. Drive from Florence to Podgorica

Florence to Montenegro by train, bus, car ferry and walk

The journey time between Florence and Montenegro is around 24h 10m and covers a distance of around 1002 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, FlixBus, Marino Autolinee and others, the Florence to Montenegro service departs from Firenze Campo Marte and arrives in Podgorica. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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24h 10m Average Duration
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Italy → Montenegro
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International entry into Montenegro from Italy

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Montenegro from Italy

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

Rules to follow in Montenegro

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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 Italy.

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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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Montenegro is 1 metre.

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

No, returning to Italy from Montenegro is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 27 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.

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The cost-effective way to get from Florence to Montenegro is to bus via Zadar, which costs €60 - €90 and takes 27h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Montenegro is to train and fly which costs €35 - €230 and takes 5h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Montenegro. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Podgorica via Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 5m.

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The distance between Florence and Montenegro is 674 km. The road distance is 1182.8 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Montenegro without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 24h 10m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Florence to Montenegro, including transfers.

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Florence to Montenegro bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Florence station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Montenegro is to fly which takes 6h 4m and costs €95 - €290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €85 - €130 and takes 26h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Montenegro bus services, operated by Lasta, arrive at Podgorica station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Montenegro.
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  • Distance: 674 km
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Montenegro?

Austrian Airlines, Air France and 11 other airlines fly from Florence to Herceg Novi every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Podgorica via Beograd in around 26h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Florence to Podgorica via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Florence to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Flights from Bologna to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Florence to Podgorica via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Florence to Podgorica via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Florence to Podgorica via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Air Montenegro
Website
airmontenegro.com
Flights from Florence to Podgorica via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Florence to Podgorica via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Florence to Podgorica via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Bologna to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Florence to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Florence to Podgorica via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€36 - €40
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Bar to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Second Class
€2 - €3
First Class
€3 - €4
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Belgrade to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Book at
royaltravelcetinje.me
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Croatia Bus
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bozur
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Book at
samoborcek.hr
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Montenegro is 1183 km. It takes approximately 13h 3m to drive from Florence to Montenegro.

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Swiss, Iberia, Wizz Air and eight other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Montenegro. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 19 min and costs €2.

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