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There are 9 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Budva by bus, night train, 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 Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Budva

$46 - $84

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Night train, bus  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje Hellas Express
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Budva

$29 - $69

7 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Tiranë
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva

$80 - $110

Night train, train  •  28 h 19 min

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Rakovica Hellas Express
  2. Take the train from Rakovica to Sutomore 431 / ...

$30 - $111

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Budva 376.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Podgorica (TGD) SKG - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Sutomore to Budva

$126 - $623

Fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) SKG - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$166 - $682

Fly to Tirana, bus  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Tirana (TIA) SKG - TIA
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva

$110 - $240

Fly to Tivat  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Tivat (TIV) SKG - TIV

$164 - $706

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Budva is to night train and bus which costs 25€ - 60€ and takes 16 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Budva is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 8 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Budva. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis and arriving at Budva via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 4 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Budva is 387 km. The road distance is 602.3 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 4 min and costs 35€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 16 h 4 min to get from Thessaloniki to Budva, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Budva bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Budva is to bus which takes 16 h 4 min and costs 35€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 140€ - 650€ and takes 9 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Podgorica Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Budva.
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  • Distance: 241.7 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 4 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Budva, Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Budva via Skopje Zob and Skopje in around 16 h 4 min. Alternatively, Aegean Airlines, Montenegro Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Budva once daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Podgorica via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Podgorica via Samos, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Chania, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dubrovnik via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Podgorica via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tivat via Athens, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tivat via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tivat via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dubrovnik via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dubrovnik via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tivat via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Tivat via Oslo
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Night train from Thessaloniki to Rakovica
Ave. Duration
14 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Rakovica to Sutomore
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Skopje to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Sutomore to Budva
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bozur.net
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$36
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Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
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
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

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Budva is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 12:54 AM in Thessaloniki and 11:54 PM in Budva.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Budva is 602 km. It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Budva.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and five other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Podgorica Airport.

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There are 4015+ hotels available in Budva. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs 2€.

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