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

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Bus Samoborček  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Budva

$35 - $71

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Bus Promet Makarska  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Makarska
  2. Take the bus from Makarska to Budva

$45 - $66

Bus Bocac Tours  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Prijedor
  2. Take the bus from Prijedor to Budva

$45 - $75

Train, bus  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Slavonski Brod D
  2. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod Bahnhof to Budva Zob

$59 - $89

Drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Budva 442.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  6 h 46 min

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

$78 - $315

Fly to Tivat  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Tivat (TIV) ZAG - TIV

$126 - $369

Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  9 h 33 min

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

$113 - $326

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Budva is to bus which costs 220 kn - 460 kn and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Budva is to fly and bus which costs 500 kn - 2.100 kn and takes 6 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Budva. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Budva via Dubrovnik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between Zagreb and Budva is 454 km. The road distance is 708.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Budva without a car is to bus which takes 12 h and costs 220 kn - 460 kn.

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It takes approximately 12 h to get from Zagreb to Budva, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Budva is to bus which takes 12 h and costs 220 kn - 460 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 800 kn - 2.400 kn and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Budva.
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  • Distance: 283.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 h

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

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Budva via Dubrovnik in around 12 h. Alternatively, Air Serbia and Montenegro Airlines fly from Zagreb to Budva 4 times a week.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Podgorica via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Train operators
Bus operators
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
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Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Makarska to Budva
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Budva
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bozur.net
Bus from Sutomore to Budva
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bozur.net
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 Slavonski Brod Bahnhof to Budva Zob
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
globtour.com
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Makarska to Budva
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Prijedor
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Prijedor
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Bocac Tours
Phone
051/215-725
Email
bocact@teol.net
Website
bocactours.com
Bus from Prijedor to Budva
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
bocactours.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Budva is 708 km. It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to drive from Zagreb to Budva.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 4070+ hotels available in Budva. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 27 min and costs 90 kn - 700 kn.

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