There are 6 ways to get from Podgorica to Bucharest by plane, bus, train, night bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) TGD - OTP

$122 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus, train, night train  •  24 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  4. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord

$44 - $59

4 alternative options

Bus  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret

$48 - $101

Bus, train, night bus  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Pleven 462
  4. Take the night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari

$54 - $96

Train  •  39 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Podgorica to Subotica
  2. Take the train from Subotica to Budapest-Keleti D
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$116 - $192

Drive  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Podgorica to Bucharest 530.5 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Podgorica to Bucharest is to bus and train and night train which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 24 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Podgorica to Bucharest is to fly which costs 100€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Podgorica to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Podgorica and arriving at Bucharest - Gară Filaret via Skopje and Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Podgorica to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Podgorica and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Subotica and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 20 min.

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The distance between Podgorica and Bucharest is 595 km. The road distance is 848.7 km.

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The best way to get from Podgorica to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 36 min and costs 40€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Podgorica to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Podgorica to Bucharest bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Podgorica station.

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Map of how to get from Podgorica to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 371.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

What companies run services between Podgorica, Montenegro and Bucharest, Romania?

Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Podgorica to Bucharest every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Podgorica to Bucharest via Skopje, Sofia, and Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 21 h 36 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Podgorica to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Podgorica to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Podgorica to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Podgorica to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Podgorica to Subotica
Ave. Duration
17 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Podgorica to Skopje
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Podgorica to Niš
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Podgorica to Niš
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me

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