There are 8 ways to get from Novalja to Budva by car ferry, car, train, bus, bus and ferry, ferry or plane

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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Car ferry, drive, train, bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna 335
  2. Drive from Prizna to Gospić
  3. Take the train from Gospić to Split
  4. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik
  5. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
  6. Take the bus and ferry from Herceg Novi to Budva

$41 - $81

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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

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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 - $52

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 to Zadar, fly, bus  •  12 h 24 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

Bus to Zagreb, fly, bus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Gospic to Zagreb
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAG - DBV
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$103 - $350

Bus, bus to Split, fly  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Novalja to Zadar
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Trogir
  3. Fly from Split (SPU) to Dubrovnik (DBV) SPU - DBV
  4. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$84 - $241

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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 390 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 - 340 kn.

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It takes approximately 13 h 31 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 4 h 40 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: 13 h 31 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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Munich, Split
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik via Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Trade Air
Website
trade-air.com
Flights from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Gospić to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $21
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
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Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bozur.net
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Herceg Novi Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
globtour.com
Blue Line
Website
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Herceg Novi Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Trans-Jug
Phone
+381 11 8728111
Email
office@trans-jug.com
Website
trans-jug.com
Bus and ferry from Herceg Novi to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trans-jug.com
Book at
trans-jug.com
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
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Gospic to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Gospić to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Zadar, aut.kolodvor to Trogir, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Car ferry from Zigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Žigljen to Prizna
Ave. Duration
45 days 12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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