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There are 5 ways to get from Novalja to Budva by bus, ferry, car or plane

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Bus Croatia Bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Budva

$35 - $47

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Bus Royal Travel Cetinje  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Budva

$32 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Split
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$51 - $85

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Novalja to Budva 320.3 miles

$60 - $95

Bus, fly  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Zadar
  2. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAD - DBV
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$100 - $246

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The cheapest way to get from Novalja to Budva is to bus which costs 200 kn - 250 kn and takes 12 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Novalja to Budva is to drive which costs 400 kn - 600 kn and takes 6 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Novalja to Budva. However, there are services departing from Novalja and arriving at Budva via Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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The distance between Novalja and Budva is 407 km. The road distance is 512.5 km.

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The best way to get from Novalja to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 35 min and costs 220 kn - 310 kn.

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It takes approximately 12 h 35 min to get from Novalja to Budva, including transfers.

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Novalja to Budva bus services, operated by Antonio Tours, depart from Novalja station.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Novalja to Budva bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Budva station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Novalja to Budva is 512 km. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from Novalja to Budva.

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  • Distance: 254.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 35 min

What companies run services between Novalja, Croatia and Budva, Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Novalja to Budva via Split in around 12 h 35 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bozur
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
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Eurowings, Lufthansa, Condor Flugdienst and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Zadar Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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