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There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Kotor by plane, bus, train, car, ferry or car ferry

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Fly to Podgorica  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Podgorica (TGD) VCE - TGD

89€ - 251€

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Bus  •  25h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Nova Varoš
  2. Take the bus from Nova Varoš AS to Kotor

49€ - 80€

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Fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Dubrovnik (DBV) VCE - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor

80€ - 425€

Fly to Tirana, bus  •  11h 43m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Tirana (TIA) VCE - TIA
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Kotor

80€ - 374€

Bus via Zagreb  •  18h

  1. Take the bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik bus station
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor

58€ - 108€

Train, bus, drive  •  19h 17m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr Re
  2. Take the train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Pivka Re
  3. Take the train from Pivka to Rijeka 483
  4. Take the bus from Rijeka bus station to Zadar bus station 941 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Cibaca Dubac
  6. Drive from Cibaca Dubac to Kotor

62€ - 103€

Ferry, bus  •  21h 21m

  1. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula
  2. Take the bus from Pula Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor

92€ - 133€

Train, car ferry, bus  •  23h 38m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Ancona Fb
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Take the bus from Split to Kotor

77€ - 160€

Drive  •  10h 33m

  1. Drive from Venice to Kotor 919.9 km

110€ - 170€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kotor is 1616.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Kotor is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 25h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Kotor is to fly which costs 85€ - 260€ and takes 7h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Kotor. However, there are services departing from Venezia - Tronchetto and arriving at Kotor via Zagreb and Dubrovnik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h.

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The distance between Venice and Kotor is 615 km. The road distance is 919.9 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Kotor without a car is to bus via Zagreb which takes 18h and costs 55€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Venice to Kotor, including transfers.

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Venice to Kotor bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., depart from Venezia - Tronchetto station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Kotor is to fly which takes 7h 11m and costs 85€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus via Zagreb, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 18h.

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

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Venice to Kotor bus services, operated by Bozur, arrive at Kotor station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Kotor.
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  • Distance: 614.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 11m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Kotor, Montenegro?

Austrian Airlines, Alitalia and five other airlines fly from Venice to Kotor 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Kotor via Zagreb and Dubrovnik in around 18h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Venice to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Venice to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Podgorica via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from Venice to Podgorica via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Venice to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Podgorica via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Venice to Podgorica via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
26€ - 170€
Flights from Venice to Podgorica via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
23€ - 180€
Flights from Venice to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
15€ - 150€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Venice to Podgorica via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Venice to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Podgorica via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
26€ - 120€
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Venice to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Train from Cervignano-Aquil.-Gr to Pivka
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Pivka to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
6€ - 8€
Regional Train Ticket
4€ - 5€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
8€ - 10€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
28€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
Bus operators
Bozur
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Kotor
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Blue Line
Phone
+382 31 33 51 00
Website
blueline-mne.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Kotor Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 5€
Website
Blue Line
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Kotor
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
33€ - 38€
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka bus station to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Cibaca Dubac
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Pula Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 48m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Zlatan Prevoz D.O.O.
Phone
00 381 31 510 060
Email
zlatanprevoz@gmail.com
Website
zlatanreisen.com
Bus from Venezia to Nova Varoš
Ave. Duration
17h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Kotor is 920 km. It takes approximately 10h 33m to drive from Venice to Kotor.

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Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Podgorica Airport.

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There are 406+ hotels available in Kotor. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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