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

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Fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  8 h 25 min

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

$155 - $386

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Bus  •  28 h 59 min

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

$51 - $92

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Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  8 h 41 min

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

$102 - $314

Fly to Tivat  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Tivat (TIV) IST - TIV

$112 - $603

Fly to Tirana, bus  •  12 h 48 min

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

$112 - $329

Fly to Sarajevo, bus  •  12 h 16 min

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

$107 - $284

Fly to Skopje, bus  •  14 h 44 min

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

$100 - $201

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Kotor

$64 - $77

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  27 h 34 min

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

$69 - $106

Drive  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kotor 748.6 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kotor is to bus which costs 400 ₺ - 490 ₺ and takes 21 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kotor is to fly which costs 700 ₺ - 3.800 ₺ and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kotor is 859 km. The road distance is 1197.8 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Kotor without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 52 min and costs 400 ₺ - 490 ₺.

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Istanbul to Kotor, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Kotor is to fly which takes 6 h 26 min and costs 700 ₺ - 3.800 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 400 ₺ - 490 ₺ and takes 21 h 52 min.

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

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Kotor is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 8:25 PM in Istanbul and 7:25 PM in Kotor.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Kotor is 1198 km. It takes approximately 13 h 55 min to drive from Istanbul to Kotor.

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Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Kotor.
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  • Distance: 536.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Istanbul to Kotor 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Kotor via Otogar, Istanbul, and Skopje in around 21 h 52 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Istanbul to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Istanbul to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Istanbul to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Istanbul to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Tivat via Sarajevo, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Tivat via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Tivat via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Istanbul to Tivat via Sarajevo, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Istanbul to Tivat via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Tivat via Sarajevo, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Dubrovnik via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Istanbul to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to Kotor
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
Blue Line
Website
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Bus from Podgorica to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Blueline MNE
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Podgorica to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
blueline-mne.com
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Kotor
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Podgorica to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Centrotrans Eurolines
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $36
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
24 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Tetovo to Kotor
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk

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