There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Budva by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  13 h 42 min

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

$36 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus Royal Travel Cetinje  •  15 h 15 min

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

$35 - $43

3 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Budva 386.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Tivat  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Tivat (TIV) SOF - TIV

$163 - $365

Fly to Podgorica  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Podgorica (TGD) SOF - TGD

$125 - $282

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Budva is to bus which costs $35 - $45 and takes 15 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Budva is to fly which takes 5 h 58 min and costs $160 - $370.

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The distance between Sofia and Budva is 370 km. The road distance is 619 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 42 min to get from Sofia to Budva, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Budva. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Budva via Kumanovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 42 min.

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

You can take a bus from Sofia to Budva via Kumanovo in around 13 h 42 min. Alternatively, Air Serbia and Montenegro Airlines fly from Sofia to Budva twice daily.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Podgorica via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Bus operators
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 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
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 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
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 - $29
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

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