The driving distance from Split to Kotor, following the fast route, has a length of 317 km and an estimated travel time of 4h – 30m, the route goes via highway from Split to the highway ending point near Ploce and from there on via the Coastal road to Kotor. On the map below you can see the fastest route as well as alternative driving routes.
Important: Regardless of the route chosen you will pass 3 border crossings, so remember to bring a valid passport.
Travelling with bus from Split to Kotor:
The buses from Split to Kotor in Montenegro are not frequent; actually there are only a few direct connections each week. You can see the current schedule below. Alternatively, it is possible to travel Split – Dubrovnik and then from Dubrovnik to Kotor where there are more departures to choose between.
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Map travel route Split (HR) to Kotor (ME)
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Day trips (from Split) to Kotor
If you prefer to have a guided visit to Kotor, the best option is to travel first to Dubrovnik and then join an excursion from there on. In Dubrovnik you will find several companies organizing trips to Kotor, often these tours also include a visit to Budva or other sights in Montenegro. You can find and book all day trips from DubrovnikhereVisiting Kotor with overnight stay:
If you plan to visit Kotor with an overnight stay, you can find a large selection of apartments, hotels and hostels here:
Other means of Transport:Car: as mentioned above, the travel time by car from Split to Kotor is about 4h – 30m, during summer months travel time could be longer due to traffic. If you don’t have your own car you can rent one in Splithere, normally the car rental companies allow you to drive to Montenegro but some charge extra for this so remember to ask.
By train: Not possible
By Plane: you could shorten the road travel time by taking a plane from Split to Dubrovnik and then continue the travel from there on.