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There are 7 ways to get from Zadar to Montenegro by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Croatia Bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

$42 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus Royal Travel Cetinje  •  14h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Omiš
  2. Take the bus from Omiš to Tivat
  3. Take the bus from Tivat to Podgorica

$36 - $46

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Bus Samoborček  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Benkovac to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica

Train  •  26h 3m

  1. Take the train from Zadar to Knin
  2. Take the train from Knin to Zagreb
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Podgorica 431 / ...

$63 - $112

Drive  •  5h 51m

  1. Drive from Zadar to Podgorica 290.7 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Split, fly, bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Trogir
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Dubrovnik (DBV) SPU - DBV
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi

$75 - $211

Bus to Zagreb, fly, bus  •  9h 38m

  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 Herceg Novi

$79 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Montenegro is to bus which costs 230 kn - 300 kn and takes 14h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Montenegro is to drive which costs 360 kn - 550 kn and takes 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Montenegro. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Podgorica via Dubrovnik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zadar to Montenegro. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Podgorica via Knin, Zagreb and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 3m.

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The distance between Zadar and Montenegro is 356 km. The road distance is 465.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Montenegro without a car is to bus which takes 12h 10m and costs 270 kn - 390 kn.

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It takes approximately 12h 10m to get from Zadar to Montenegro, including transfers.

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Zadar to Montenegro bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, depart from Zadar station.

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Zadar to Montenegro train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zadar station.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Montenegro is to bus which takes 12h 10m and costs 270 kn - 390 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 400 kn - 750 kn and takes 26h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Montenegro.
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  • Distance: 222.4 miles
  • Duration: 12h 10m

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Montenegro?

You can take a bus from Zadar to Podgorica via Dubrovnik in around 12h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zadar to Podgorica via Knin, Zagreb, Belgrade, and Beograd in around 26h 3m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Trade Air
Website
trade-air.com
Flights from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zadar to Knin
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $17
Train from Knin to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$28 - $40
Train from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Beograd to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Omiš
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
bozur.net
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Benkovac to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Omiš to Tivat
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Book at
busticket4.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Book at
busticket4.me
Gardasevic
Website
gardasevic.org
Bus from Tivat to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gardasevic.org
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.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 Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zadar, aut.kolodvor to Trogir, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Crnja Tours
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zadar Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
globtour.com
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 35m.

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Zadar to Montenegro bus services, operated by Bozur, arrive at Podgorica station.

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Zadar to Montenegro train services, operated by Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG), arrive at Podgorica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Montenegro is 465 km. It takes approximately 5h 51m to drive from Zadar to Montenegro.

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