There are 10 ways to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka by bus, train, car 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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Bus Bocac Tours  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva to Banja Luka

$44 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus Biss-Tours  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Pale
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka

$27 - $70

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Bus Royal Travel Cetinje  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Zvornik
  2. Take the bus from Zvornik to Banja Luka

$31 - $38

Train, bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Podgorica to Priboj 430 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Priboj to Sarajevo
  3. Take the train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka 712 / ...

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Podgorica to Banja Luka 283.8 miles

$55 - $80

Bus to Tivat, fly to Banja Luka  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tivat Zob
  2. Fly from Tivat (TIV) to Banja Luka (BNX) TIV - BNX

$140 - $446

Fly Podgorica to Banja Luka  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Banja Luka (BNX) TGD - BNX

$124 - $418

Fly Podgorica to Belgrade, bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Belgrade (BEG) TGD - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Banja Luka

$69 - $174

Bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zagreb (ZAG) DBV - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$101 - $339

Bus to Tivat, fly to Belgrade, bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tivat Zob
  2. Fly from Tivat (TIV) to Belgrade (BEG) TIV - BEG
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Banja Luka

$75 - $192

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The cheapest way to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka is to bus which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 12 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka is to fly which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Podgorica to Banja Luka. However, there are services departing from Podgorica and arriving at Banja Luka via Budva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 16 min.

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The distance between Podgorica and Banja Luka is 309 km. The road distance is 454.1 km.

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The best way to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 16 min and costs 35€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 16 min to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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Podgorica to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Bozur, depart from Podgorica station.

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The best way to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka is to bus which takes 12 h 16 min and costs 35€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 5 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tivat Airport to Banja Luka Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Podgorica to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Bocac Tours, arrive at Banja Luka station.

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Map of how to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka.
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  • Distance: 192.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 16 min

What companies run services between Podgorica, Montenegro and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Podgorica to Banja Luka via Budva in around 12 h 16 min. Alternatively, Air Serbia flies from Podgorica to Banja Luka twice a week.

Airlines
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Tivat to Banja Luka via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Podgorica to Banja Luka via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Podgorica to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Tivat to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Tivat to Banja Luka via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Podgorica to Banja Luka via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Podgorica to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Tivat to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Train operators
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Podgorica to Priboj
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to Pale
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
bozur.net
Blue Line
Website
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autobuskiprevoz-blueline.rs
Blueline MNE
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
blueline-mne.com
Gardasevic
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
gardasevic.org
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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 Budva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Podgorica to Tivat Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bocac Tours
Phone
051/215-725
Email
bocact@teol.net
Website
bocactours.com
Bus from Budva to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bocactours.com
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Podgorica to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Priboj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $35
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
pepeks.hr

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