There are 7 ways to get from Rijeka to Budva by bus, night bus, car, plane or train

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Recommended option

Bus Brioni Pula  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Budva

$53 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$7 - $23

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Bus Arriva d.o.o. #2  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Opuzen
  2. Take the bus from Opuzen Jadranska to Budva Zob

$13 - $20

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Gospić
  2. Take the night bus from Gospić to Dubrovnik
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$42 - $82

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Rijeka to Budva 411.5 miles

$80 - $120

Bus to Zagreb, fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka - Autobusni Kolodvor to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAG - DBV
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$88 - $244

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Podgorica  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Podgorica (TGD) LJU - TGD

$88 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijeka to Budva is to bus which costs 45 kn - 150 kn and takes 16 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rijeka to Budva is to drive which costs 500 kn - 750 kn and takes 8 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijeka to Budva. However, there are services departing from Rijeka and arriving at Budva via Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rijeka and Budva is 489 km. The road distance is 658.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rijeka to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 55 min and costs 330 kn - 480 kn.

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It takes approximately 15 h 55 min to get from Rijeka to Budva, including transfers.

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Rijeka to Budva bus services, operated by Brioni Pula, depart from Rijeka station.

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

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Rijeka to Budva bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, arrive at Budva station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijeka to Budva is 658 km. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to drive from Rijeka to Budva.

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  • Distance: 305.3 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 55 min

What companies run services between Rijeka, Croatia and Budva, Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Rijeka to Budva via Split in around 15 h 55 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
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
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Rijeka to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $22
Bus operators
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
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Opuzen
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bozur
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Opuzen Jadranska to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
globtour.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Gospić to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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