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There are 6 ways to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Bocac Tours  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sutomore to Banja Luka

$58 - $88

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Bus via Pale  •  14 h 55 min

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

$26 - $60

4 alternative options

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 / ...

$42 - $45

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Podgorica to Banja Luka 283.8 miles

$55 - $80

Bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  11 h 56 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

$90 - $235

Fly Podgorica to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Ljubljana (LJU) TGD - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$106 - $566

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The cheapest way to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka is to train and bus which costs 36€ - 39€ and takes 13 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 6 h 53 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 Sutomore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 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 20 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 20 min to get from Podgorica to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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Podgorica to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Bocac Tours, depart from Sutomore station.

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The quickest flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Podgorica to Banja Luka is 454 km. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from Podgorica to Banja Luka.

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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 20 min

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

Bocac Tours operates a bus from Podgorica to Banja Luka once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Podgorica to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Podgorica to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
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
$6 - $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
$28
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Bocac Tours
Phone
051/215-725
Email
bocact@teol.net
Website
bocactours.com
Bus from Sutomore to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
bocactours.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
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
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 - $27
Schedules at
bozur.net
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $25
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
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
5 times a day
Schedules at
pepeks.hr

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 299+ hotels available in Banja Luka. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Podgorica to Podgorica Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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