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There are 6 ways to get from Pula to Montenegro by bus, night bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  20h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Pula Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station Pula Central Bus Station - Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

48€ - 67€

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Bus, night bus  •  20h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Zadar 941
  2. Take the night bus from Zadar bus station to Dubrovnik bus station
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

52€ - 66€

Bus, train  •  20h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Belgrade Pula - Belgrade
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 433

69€ - 108€

Train  •  28h 22m

  1. Take the train from Pula to Divaca
  2. Take the train from Divaca to Ljubljana Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Beograd Centar 413
  5. Take the train from Rakovica to Podgorica 431

52€ - 91€

Drive  •  9h 26m

  1. Drive from Pula to Podgorica 821.4 km

80€ - 120€

Fly, bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Dubrovnik (DBV) PUY - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi

71€ - 174€

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International entry into Montenegro from Croatia

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Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Montenegro from Croatia

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from Croatia
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Serbia, Kosovo, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania

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Yes, entry into Montenegro is currently allowed from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montenegro is 1616.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montenegro is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Montenegro is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1616.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Montenegro.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Pula to Montenegro is to bus which costs 360 kn - 550 kn and takes 20h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Pula to Montenegro is to drive which costs 600 kn - 950 kn and takes 9h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pula station to Montenegro. However, there are services departing from Pula Central Bus Station and arriving at Podgorica via Dubrovnik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pula to Montenegro. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Podgorica via Divaca, Ljubljana, Zagreb Glavni Kol., Beograd centar and Rakovica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 22m.

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The distance between Pula and Montenegro is 500 km. The road distance is 821.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pula to Montenegro without a car is to bus which takes 20h 38m and costs 360 kn - 550 kn.

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It takes approximately 20h 38m to get from Pula to Montenegro, including transfers.

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Pula to Montenegro bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., depart from Pula Central Bus Station.

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Pula to Montenegro train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Pula station.

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The best way to get from Pula to Montenegro is to bus which takes 20h 38m and costs 360 kn - 550 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 390 kn - 700 kn and takes 28h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Pula to Montenegro.
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  • Distance: 499.8 km
  • Duration: 20h 38m

What companies run services between Pula, Croatia and Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Pula to Podgorica via Dubrovnik in around 20h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pula to Podgorica via Divaca, Ljubljana, Zagreb Glavni Kol., Beograd centar, and Rakovica in around 28h 22m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Pula to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 150€
Flights from Pula to Dubrovnik via Split, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pula to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pula to Dubrovnik via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Pula to Dubrovnik via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 230€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pula to Dubrovnik via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Dubrovnik via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Train operators
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Second Class
19€ - 22€
First Class
29€ - 33€
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Phone
+385 1 3782 583
Email
informacije@hzpp.hr
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Pula to Divaca
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Beograd Centar
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Divaca to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
8€ - 10€
Regional Train Ticket
6€ - 8€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
11€ - 14€
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
6€ - 9€
Regional Train Ticket
7€ - 10€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
9€ - 12€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Divaca to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
13€ - 15€
Bus operators
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Pula Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 48m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Schedules at
bozur.net
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Zadar
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Schedules at
brioni.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pula bus station to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zadar bus station to Dubrovnik bus station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Pula to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 5€
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Blue Line
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Herceg Novi Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Blue Line

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There is no direct flight from Pula Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 10m and has one stopover.

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Pula to Montenegro bus services, operated by Bozur, arrive at Podgorica station.

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Pula to Montenegro train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Podgorica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pula to Montenegro is 821 km. It takes approximately 9h 26m to drive from Pula to Montenegro.

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TUI fly Belgium, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Pula Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Montenegro. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Pula to Pula Airport is to shuttle which takes 10 min and costs 6 kn - 10 kn.

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