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Dubrovnik to Podgorica Bus

The bus journey from Dubrovnik to Podgorica, Montenegro, is about 160 km, translating to a scheduled travel duration of a minimum of 5 hours. However, it's important to note that this route includes a border checkpoint, which can increase the duration of the trip.

Price and ticket Dubrovnik to Podgorica Bus

Ticket prices fluctuate depending on bus occupation, but expect to pay around 30 Euros for a one-way adult ticket. Round-trip tickets with the same company are available for around 50 Euros. Most companies offer a discount on tickets for children under the age of 12 years. Tickets can be bought online here or at the Dubrovnik bus station.

Frequency and Schedule Dubrovnik to Podgorica Bus

During the summer season, there are around 1-2 daily departures, and in the winter time 1 departure. Below, you can see some of the most popular departure times. Please use the search form above for a full schedule on any date.


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Dubrovnik (HR)
2h 23min
Podgorica (ME)
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  • door to door service
  • no charge for flight delay
  • no luggage hassle
  • name sign
17 July | 07:15 Dubrovnik (HR) , Bus terminal
05h 00m Direct
12:15 Podgorica (ME) , Bus terminal
36 EUR
07:15 Dubrovnik (HR) , Bus terminal
12:15 Podgorica (ME) , Bus terminal
36 EUR
05h 00m Direct

Croatia bus-Globtour-Jadran ekspres (CRB)
15733 reviews
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17 July | 19:00 Dubrovnik (HR) , Bus terminal
05h 00m Direct
00:00 Podgorica (ME) , Bus terminal
30 EUR
19:00 Dubrovnik (HR) , Bus terminal
00:00 Podgorica (ME) , Bus terminal
30 EUR
05h 00m Direct

Božur Podgorica (BZP)
375 reviews
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Map travel route Dubrovnik (HR) to Podgorica (ME)

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Bus station Dubrovnik - Departure Station

The departure bus station in Dubrovnik is located at the address Obala pape Ivana Pavla II 44 A, 20000 Dubrovnik, the location is in the city part Gruz which is about 3 km from the center, you can see more about Dubrovnik bus station here.

Bus station Podgorica - Arrival Stations

All intercity buses arrive at the main bus station in Podgorica, which is located at the address 1 Trg Golootočkih Žrtava, next to the main train station.

FAQ - Dubrovnik to Podgorica Bus

How long is the bus ride from Dubrovnik to Podgorica?

Bus from Dubrovnik to Podgorica has a scheduled driving time of 5 hours, but delays may occur due to the border crossing, on some days, the crossing is fast on other days, it can take 1 hour or more to cross the border to Montenegro.

How often does the bus run between Dubrovnik and Podgorica?

In the summer season, there are up to 2 daily departures, In the winter season, there is one daily departure. 

How much is a bus ticket from Dubrovnik to Podgorica?

A one-way adult ticket is around 30 Euros, if you plan to return to Dubrovnik, you should consider buying a round-trip ticket from 50 Euros. Tickets for children under 12 years of age come with a discount.

Is it necessary to print the ticket?

No, you do not need to print the ticket when you travel in this direction, all bus companies accept electronic tickets.

Are there scenic views on the trip to Podgorica?

Yes, the trip is quite beautiful, if possible, try to grab a seat on the right side of the bus.

Luggage Policy Dubrovnik to Podgorica?

The Luggage policy varies from company to company, the general rule is that passengers can bring a smaller cabin back or backpack as well as a regular-sized suitcase for the hold. Note the suitcase for the hold might be subject to charge, which has to be paid in cash, so bring a few Euro coins.

Is there a bus from Dubrovnik airport to Podgorica?

No, there are no direct buses from Dubrovnik Airport to Podgorica. You either need to travel to Dubrovnik and then catch a bus to Podgorica from there or, if you wish to travel hassle-free, you can book a transfer directly from Dubrovnik Airport to Podgorica.

Do I need to bring documents to cross the border to Montenegro?

Depending on where you are from, you might need a visa or other papers to enter Montenegro, Make sure you check with the embassy before you travel. The bus company cannot wait for you at the border!

Summary trip from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi

Travel distance fastest route160 km / 100 Miles
Average bus ticket price€30 / $33 / £26
Scenic views Yes
Daily bus departures summer1 or 2
Daily bus departures summer1
Bus companies on this routeCroatia Bus, Buzur Podgorica
Buses stop at Dubrovnik AirportNo

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