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

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Fly to Podgorica  •  5 h 51 min

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

$97 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  24 h 7 min

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

$51 - $106

3 alternative options

Fly to Tirana, bus  •  10 h 48 min

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

$102 - $329

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  26 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Podgorica

$51 - $71

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Podgorica 722.9 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Podgorica is to bus which costs 280 ₺ - 410 ₺ and takes 26 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Podgorica is to fly which costs 550 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Podgorica is 819 km. The road distance is 1156.6 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Podgorica without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 7 min and costs 280 ₺ - 600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min 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 5 h 51 min and costs 550 ₺ - 1.700 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 280 ₺ - 600 ₺ and takes 24 h 7 min.

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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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Podgorica is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 4:12 PM in Istanbul and 2:12 PM in Podgorica.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Podgorica is 1157 km. It takes approximately 13 h 12 min 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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  • Distance: 511.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Podgorica once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Podgorica via Otogar, Istanbul, and Skopje in around 24 h 7 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 Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
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Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
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Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
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Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$36
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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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There are 310+ hotels available in Podgorica. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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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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