How to get from Dubrovnik to Kotor

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from Dubrovnik to Kotor

You can get from Dubrovnik to Kotor by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dubrovnik to Kotor on 14 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:30Dubrovnik, Obala Ivana Pavla II2h30 18:00Kotor, Autobuska Stanica
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£181One-way
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15:30Dubrovnik, Obala Ivana Pavla II2h30 18:00Kotor, Autobuska Stanica
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£181One-way
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17:30Dubrovnik2h20 19:50Kotor
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£231One-way
15:30Dubrovnik2h30 18:00Kotor
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£201One-way

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Travel Information from Dubrovnik to Kotor

distanceDistance37 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeCoach • £17 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCroatia Bus d. O. O.

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 37 miles from Dubrovnik to Kotor. Croatia Bus d. O. O. Is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Dubrovnik to Kotor.

How to Travel From Dubrovnik to Kotor in Montenegro

Regular daily bus services from Dubrovnik to Kotor in Montenegro make this an easy journey by public transport. It's around 57 miles to Kotor from Dubrovnik, however, passengers should be aware that passports or valid photo ID cards are required as journeys will cross the Croatian border. Around four buses go to Kotor every day of the week, and the quickest journey takes two hours. It's a good idea to book tickets well in advance during the busy summer months!

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Dubrovnik, Croatia to Kotor?

The cheapest way to travel from Dubrovnik to Kotor by bus is to book tickets in advance using the Omio app or website. All buses cost about the same, so taking advantage of early booking is the best way to benefit from affordable travel tickets. This is particularly advisable during the peak holiday season as Kotor is a major tourist attraction.

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Dubrovnik to Kotor?

The quickest bus trips to Kotor take two hours, while the longest journey time is two and a half hours. As there isn't a great deal of difference in journey times, picking the bus ticket with the most convenient departure for you should be easy. Of course, bus trip duration is traffic dependent, so the quickest trips will be outside of rush hour.

Find and Book the Best Tickets from Dubrovnik to Kotor with Omio

The best deals on bus tickets from Dubrovnik to Kotor are always available online at Omio, particularly when bookings are made in advance! Simply compare all available bus times and prices, and make travel selections accordingly.

Travel from Dubrovnik to Kotor By Bus

Four daily bus services are available between Dubrovnik and Kotor on every day of the week, and all buses are direct. The Croatia Bus Co. operates all coaches, and departures are scheduled from early in the morning until late afternoon. The quickest journey takes two hours, and all coaches depart from the main Dubrovnik bus station. Buses arrive at the Skaljari bus station in Kotor. The Dubrovnik bus station is located in Gruz, about one mile from the Old Town and close to the port. City buses operate between the city centre and the bus station and nationally to all Croatian destinations. Skaljari is the main bus terminal in Kotor and is about a ten-minute walk from the town centre. Local buses and taxis operate from the Skaljari bus terminal, and Tivat Airport is less than four miles from town. Kotor is a popular tourist destination and offers a variety of links to all other busy Montenegro destinations. Croatia Bus Co. operates a variety of services throughout Croatia and across borders. Travellers can carry up to two pieces of luggage on any trips, but size restrictions are in place. Hand luggage is transported for free, but passengers do need to pay a fee in cash for any other luggage. This fee is paid to the driver prior to boarding the bus. Pets can travel with passengers on these buses, and bikes can also be transported by prior arrangement. 

Travel Tips: Travel from Dubrovnik to Kotor

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FAQs

Travel between Dubrovnik, Croatia and Kotor, Montenegro is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Croatia enter Montenegro?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Kotor from Dubrovnik?

Conditions of entry into Montenegro:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Kotor, Montenegro?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Montenegro has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 28/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Kotor from Dubrovnik.

The current restriction level for returning to Dubrovnik, Croatia from Montenegro is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Dubrovnik, Croatia from Kotor, Montenegro?

Reentering Croatia is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Montenegro

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Dubrovnik from Kotor?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Dubrovnik, Croatia regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Croatia must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Dubrovnik from Kotor here.

Your travel option from Dubrovnik to Kotor includes taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The fastest way to travel from Dubrovnik to Kotor is by coach with an average journey time of 2 h 10 min.

You should expect to travel around 37 miles from Dubrovnik to Kotor.

The average frequency per day from Dubrovnik to Kotor is:

  • 3 coaches per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Dubrovnik to Kotor as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Dubrovnik to Kotor:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Dubrovnik, Autobusni kolodvor and arrive in Kotor, Autobuska Stanica.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dubrovnik to Kotor, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Croatia Bus d. O. O. Can get you to Kotor by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Croatia Bus d. O. O. From Dubrovnik to Kotor for £17 on Omio.

Yes, there is a direct route available between Dubrovnik and Kotor:

  • You can take a direct coach with Croatia Bus d. O. O. Or Blue Line.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Kotor as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Dubrovnik and Kotor.

Your journey from Dubrovnik to Kotor doesn't have to end in Kotor. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Mostar, Sarajevo or Podgorica. If you’d like to add Mostar, Sarajevo or Podgorica to your Dubrovnik to Kotor trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Kotor today!

When planning your trip from Dubrovnik to Kotor, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £17 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Dubrovnik and Kotor online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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