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There are 7 ways to get from Stari Grad to Kotor by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly to Tivat  •  2h 30m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Tivat (TIV) BEG - TIV

€62 - €149

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Bus  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Kotor Central Bus Station Subotica - Herceg Novi / ...

€22 - €35

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Fly to Podgorica  •  3h 37m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Podgorica (TGD) BEG - TGD

€103 - €253

Bus via Zvornik  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  2. Take the bus from Zvornik to Herceg Novi

€30 - €41

Train, taxi  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 433
  2. Take a taxi from Podgorica to Kotor

€64 - €87

Bus #2  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Obrenovac to Kotor

€26

Drive  •  7h 30m

  1. Drive from Stari Grad to Kotor 492 km

€45 - €75

Stari Grad to Kotor by bus

The bus journey time between Stari Grad and Kotor is around 11h 35m and covers a distance of around 504 km. The fastest bus normally takes 10h 15m. Operated by Blue Line, Lasta, Royal Travel Cetinje and others, the Stari Grad to Kotor bus service departs from Belgrad Central Bus Station and arrives in Kotor Central Bus Station. Typically 18 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
11h 35m
Fastest bus time:
10h 15m
Buses per week:
18
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
19:45
Last bus departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stari Grad to Kotor bus schedules

Serbia → Montenegro
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Yes, entry into Montenegro is currently allowed from Serbia.

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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 Kotor is 1616.

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

The social distance requirement in Kotor is 1 metre.

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

No, returning to Serbia from Montenegro is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stari Grad to Kotor is to bus which costs RSD 2954 and takes 15h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Stari Grad to Kotor is to fly which costs RSD 7000 - RSD 18000 and takes 2h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belgrad Central Bus Station station and arriving at Kotor Central Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h.

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The distance between Stari Grad and Kotor is 299 km. The road distance is 492 km.

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The best way to get from Stari Grad to Kotor without a car is to bus via Zvornik which takes 9h 43m and costs RSD 3500 - RSD 4900.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Stari Grad to Kotor, including transfers.

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Stari Grad to Kotor bus services, operated by Blue Line, depart from Belgrad Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Stari Grad to Kotor is to fly which takes 2h 30m and costs RSD 7000 - RSD 18000. Alternatively, you can bus via Zvornik, which costs RSD 3500 - RSD 4900 and takes 9h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Tivat Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Stari Grad to Kotor bus services, operated by Blue Line, arrive at Kotor Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Stari Grad to Kotor.
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  • Distance: 298.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Stari Grad, RS-00, Serbia and Kotor, Montenegro?

Air Serbia flies from Stari Grad to Kotor 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stari Grad to Kotor via Zvornik and Herceg Novi in around 9h 43m.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Tivat
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Flights from Belgrade to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €180
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
Bus operators
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Beograd to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Blue Line
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Kotor Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €32
Website
Blue Line
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Belgrade to Kotor
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €26
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
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Bozur
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Beograd to Kotor
Ave. Duration
14h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Other operators
Taxi from Podgorica to Kotor
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Red Taxi
Phone
+382 67 319 714
Website
taxibudva.com
City Taxi
Phone
+382 20 282 300
Website
citytaxi.com
Alo Taxi
Phone
+382 69 019 700

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Yes, the driving distance between Stari Grad to Kotor is 492 km. It takes approximately 7h 30m to drive from Stari Grad to Kotor.

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Air Serbia offers flights from Belgrade Airport to Tivat Airport.

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There are 318+ hotels available in Kotor. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Stari Grad to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 27 min and costs RSD 300.

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