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There are 4 ways to get from Split to Bar by bus or car

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Bus, drive  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Vitaljina 27
  3. Drive from Vitaljina to Bar

26€ - 50€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Split to Bar

16€ - 19€

2 alternative options

Bus via Mostar  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Split to Mostar Bus Station West
  2. Take the bus from Mostar to Bar

29€ - 53€

Drive  •  5h 25m

  1. Drive from Split to Bar 377.7 km

35€ - 55€

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International entry into Montenegro from Croatia

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Montenegro, as well as residents from EU countries, Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Brunei, Fiji, Philippines, Georgia, Indonesia, Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Canada, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Morocco, Mauritius, Mongolia, Monaco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Russia, Senegal, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uruguay, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Israel, Singapore, Serbia, United States, North Macedonia, Seychelles, Lebanon, Australia, Angola, Egypt and Nepal

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Montenegro from Croatia

  • There are no current restrictions
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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 Bar is 1616.

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

The social distance requirement in Bar 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
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.

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The cheapest way to get from Split to Bar is to bus which costs 120 kn - 140 kn and takes 8h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Split to Bar is to drive. Taking this option will cost 280 kn - 420 kn and takes 5h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Split and arriving at Bar. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Split and Bar is 268 km. The road distance is 377.7 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Bar without a car is to bus which takes 8h 15m and costs 120 kn - 140 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Split to Bar, including transfers.

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Split to Bar bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, depart from Split station.

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Split to Bar bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, arrive at Bar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Bar is 378 km. It takes approximately 5h 25m to drive from Split to Bar.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Bar. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Split to Bar.
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  • Distance: 268 km
  • Duration: 7h 47m

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Bar, Montenegro?

Royal Travel Cetinje operates a bus from Split to Bar once daily. Tickets cost 16€ - 19€ and the journey takes 8h 15m.

Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Mostar Bus Station West
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Bar
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 19€
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Mostar to Bar
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Schedules at
centrotrans.com

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