There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Podgorica by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Podgorica  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Podgorica (TGD) IST - TGD

96€ - 296€

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Bus  •  20h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Podgorica

42€

3 alternative options

Fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  6h 56m

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

169€ - 433€

Bus via Skopje  •  24h 7m

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

43€ - 91€

Drive  •  13h 26m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Podgorica 1156.5 km

130€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Podgorica is to bus which costs 318 ₺ and takes 20h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Podgorica is to fly which costs 700 ₺ - 2.300 ₺ and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Podgorica is 819 km. The road distance is 1156.5 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Podgorica without a car is to bus which takes 20h 19m and costs 318 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Istanbul to Podgorica, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Podgorica is to fly which takes 3h 48m and costs 700 ₺ - 2.300 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 318 ₺ and takes 20h 19m.

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

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Podgorica is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 8:50 PM in Istanbul and 7:50 PM in Podgorica.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Podgorica is 1156 km. It takes approximately 13h 26m to drive from Istanbul to Podgorica.

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

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Podgorica.
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  • Distance: 818.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 48m

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Podgorica twice daily. Alternatively, Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Podgorica once a week. Tickets cost 41€ and the journey takes 19h 7m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Trebinje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bozur
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
31€
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There are 282+ hotels available in Podgorica. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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