How to get from Dubrovnik to Montenegro?

How to get from Dubrovnik to Montenegro?

How to get from Dubrovnik to Montenegro?

Looking for information — how to get from Dubrovnik to Montenegro? You're on the right track. In this article we will tell you what transport and what route you can get to the country of the black mountains and what else you need to know the tourist.


To Montenegro by car 

Between Croatia and Montenegro is about 4500 kilometers. At the border with Slovenia, which is in Schengen, you will be detained for no more than 15 minutes. Ask where you are going, you just need to name the city to which you are going. For citizens of Russia, Croatia and Montenegro visa-free. To cross the border of Croatia on a rented car you need a valid right and a green card. When renting a car you need to say that you are going abroad, and you will issue such a paper. It's usually free. 

If you take the car, just tell them you're crossing the border, and they'll write you a green card. Travel in the Balkans is best by car. But if you are going on vacation in Montenegro and do not plan to move around the country, then take the car does not make sense, you can take a taxi or negotiate with the owners of the place in which you are going to be met, it is very common in the country of the black mountains.

Car trip to DubrovnikIf you go from Dubrovnik to Budva, it is better to cut through the ferry to Herceg Novi, which costs 4.5 euros. Walks regularly and quickly.

Montenegro is a very small but rich in natural beauty country. If you are limited in time, but have a driver's license, it makes sense to rent a car and go to Montenegro on it. So you can one day visit Tivat, Kotor, Budva, go to St. Stephen…

You can choose and arrange a car rental in one of the local rental offices, or book a car in advance via the Internet. Day rental will cost about 13-15 euros, but this is provided that you rent a car and you will be in Dubrovnik. However, check whether it will be possible to travel outside the country by rental car, as not all agencies allow it.

There are no toll roads on the route. As for the cost of fuel, its price is an average of 1.30 euros per liter.


Bus service

From the main bus station in Dubrovnik there are buses to Montenegro, to the cities of Budva, Podgorica and Ulcinj, with stops in Herceg Novi and Kotor. There is a direct bus to Herceg Novi. Transport can go in two ways: fast or long. The difference in the time spent on the road — one hour. A fast bus will take you to the bus station in Herceg Novi in 2.5 hours, and a long-in 3.5–4 hours.

On arrival in Montenegro, tourists need to register at the place of stay and get a “white card”.


Bus schedule

The schedule of buses to DubrovnikTo leave Dubrovnik, for example, in Tivat, you can take the bus from Dubrovnik to 10:00, 15:30, 19:00 and at 20: 30 PM. The road will take two hours, which will fly unnoticed-it is very beautiful scenery on the way.

The route schedule changes periodically, but there are many sites on the Internet where you can see the schedule. In Dubrovnik bus station is located near the historic center of the city. While waiting for your transport, you can take a walk to local attractions.

In Tivat, the bus station is very small and is located almost on the outskirts of the city, on the Adriatic highway.


How much is the fare

A ticket from Dubrovnik to Tivat will cost you 115-120 HRK (about 15 euros).


Where to buy a ticket

To buy a ticket, especially in the summer, when Croatia and Montenegro have a large influx of tourists and vacationers, you need to advance. We advise you not to be lazy and visit the ticket office at the bus station on the eve of the trip. Since the bus station of Dubrovnik is not far from the center, the walk will not be tiring.

Important! To get by train or train to the city of Tivat will not work, due to the lack of a railway station in the city.