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There are 9 ways to get from Sliven to Budva 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  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Sliven to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Budva

$47 - $70

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Train, bus  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Sliven to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Budva

$43 - $62

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Bus Royal Travel Cetinje  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sliven to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Budva

$46 - $59

Drive  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sliven to Budva 585.1 miles

$110 - $170

Bus, train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Tivat  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
  2. Take the train from Titu to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  3. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Tivat (TIV) OTP - TIV

Train, bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Podgorica  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Sliven to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  3. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Podgorica (TGD) IST - TGD

$135 - $340

Train, bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Sliven to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  3. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dubrovnik (DBV) IST - DBV
  4. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$180 - $429

Train, bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Tirana, bus  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Sliven to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  3. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Tirana (TIA) IST - TIA
  4. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva

$134 - $357

Bus, train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Podgorica  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
  2. Take the train from Titu to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  3. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Podgorica (TGD) OTP - TGD

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The cheapest way to get from Sliven to Budva is to bus which costs $45 - $60 and takes 21 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sliven to Budva is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 11 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sliven to Budva. However, there are services departing from Sliven and arriving at Budva via Sofia and Kumanovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 56 min.

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The distance between Sliven and Budva is 616 km. The road distance is 936.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sliven to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 56 min and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 18 h 56 min to get from Sliven to Budva, including transfers.

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Sliven to Budva bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Sliven station.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Tivat Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Sliven to Budva bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Budva station.

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Budva is 1 h behind Sliven. It is currently 7:49 AM in Sliven and 6:49 AM in Budva.

Map of how to get from Sliven to Budva.
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  • Distance: 384.7 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 56 min

What companies run services between Sliven, Bulgaria and Budva, Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Sliven to Budva via Sofia and Kumanovo in around 18 h 56 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Istanbul Ataturk, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Vienna, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Podgorica via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $3,500
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sliven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sliven to Burgas
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sliven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Globus ES
Phone
044/62 48 83
Email
globuses@abv.bg
Website
globuses.com
Bus from Sliven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
globuses.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Budva
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Sliven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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Bus from Niš to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
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 Niš to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
MM Transport Nis
Website
mmtransportnis.com
Bus from Niš to Budva
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
mmtransportnis.com
Kotel Municipal Transport
Website
kotel.bg
Bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kotel.bg
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
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Budva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sliven to Budva is 936 km. It takes approximately 11 h 12 min to drive from Sliven to Budva.

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