There are 8 ways to get from Zadar to Budva by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Benkovac to Metković 920
  2. Take the bus from Metkovic to Dubrovnik
  3. Drive from Dubrovnik to Budva

$41 - $65

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Bus Royal Travel Cetinje  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Budva

$32 - $40

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Bus Samoborček  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Benkovac to Dubrovnik 920
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$33 - $65

Bus via Split  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split 941 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Split to Budva

$33 - $49

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Budva 284 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Zadar to Dubrovnik, bus  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAD - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$93 - $234

Bus to Split, fly to Tivat  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Trogir
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Tivat (TIV) SPU - TIV

$185 - $622

Bus to Zagreb, fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Zagreb
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAG - DBV
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$95 - $365

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Budva. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Budva via Benkovac and Dubrovnik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 7 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Budva is 356 km. The road distance is 454.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to get from Zadar to Budva, including transfers.

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Zadar to Budva bus services, operated by Samoborček, depart from Benkovac station.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Zadar to Budva bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Budva station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Budva is 454 km. It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to drive from Zadar to Budva.

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Austrian Airlines, Condor Flugdienst, Germania Flug AG and three other airlines offer flights from Zadar Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 4361+ hotels available in Budva. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Budva.
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  • Distance: 222.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 37 min

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Budva, Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Zadar to Budva via Benkovac and Dubrovnik in around 10 h 7 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Pula
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Split to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Bus operators
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Benkovac to Metković
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Benkovac to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Benkovac to Metković
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Benkovac to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Metkovic to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bozur
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
Bus from Zadar Zob to Split Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr

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The best way to get from Zadar to Zadar Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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