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There are 10 ways to get from Istanbul to Budva by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Podgorica, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Podgorica (TGD) IST - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Sutomore to Budva

$110 - $312

Cheapest option

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  28 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Podgorica
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Budva

$54 - $91

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dubrovnik, bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dubrovnik (DBV) IST - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$155 - $401

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Tirana, bus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Tirana (TIA) IST - TIA
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva

$109 - $329

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Sarajevo, bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sarajevo (SJJ) IST - SJJ
  2. Take the bus from East Sarajevo to Trebinje
  3. Take the bus from Trebinje to Budva

$108 - $281

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Tirana, bus  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Tirana (TIA) SAW - TIA
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva

$86 - $545

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Pristina, train, bus  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Pristina (PRN) IST - PRN
  2. Take the train from Bardh i Vogël to Peje
  3. Take the bus from Peć to Podgorica
  4. Take the bus from Podgorica to Budva

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Skopje, bus  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Skopje (SKP) IST - SKP
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Budva

$93 - $211

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  27 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tetovo
  2. Take the bus from Tetovo to Budva

$63 - $101

Drive  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Budva 735.3 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Budva is to bus which costs 300 ₺ - 550 ₺ and takes 28 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Budva is to fly and bus which costs 600 ₺ - 1.800 ₺ and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Budva is 851 km. The road distance is 1176.4 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 3 min and costs 350 ₺ - 600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Istanbul to Budva, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Podgorica Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Budva is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 9:20 AM in Istanbul and 7:20 AM in Budva.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Budva is 1176 km. It takes approximately 13 h 35 min to drive from Istanbul to Budva.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Podgorica Airport.

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There are 4124+ hotels available in Budva. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Budva.
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  • Distance: 532.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Budva, Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Budva via Otogar, Istanbul, and Tetovo in around 27 h 3 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Bardh i Vogël to Peje
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Sutomore to Budva
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Skopje to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
bozur.net
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
globtour.com
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Budva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Centrotrans Eurolines
Vector
Website
vectortours.de
Bus from Peć to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
vectortours.de
Barileva Turist
Website
barilevaturist.com
Bus from Peja to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
barilevaturist.com
Gardasevic
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gardasevic.org
Blueline MNE
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
blueline-mne.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Tetovo to Budva
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$36
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Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
24 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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