As one of the most common journies, ride to Budva Riviera makes almost a third of all transfers from the airport Podgorica. Therefore, it is understandable why a large number of tourists is interesting in a bus transportation from Podgorica airport to Budva, Becici, Rafailovici...
But unfortunately, they are disappointed when they find out that bus transport from airport Podgorica to Budva doesn't exist. But in this article we will try to explain why they should not be disappointed about that. Who needs harassment and ride by bus, when at almost the
same price (or even cheaper, depending on the number of persons in the group) can travel directly and comfortable by taxi from airport Podgorica to Budva. To the most travelers who are coming for the first time in Montenegro it looks a bit strange, but it is really so. If you compare our fixed price of 40 euros per transfer up to four travelers, with what awaits you if you still want to travel by bus from Podgorica Airport to Budva, you will see that it makes no sense.
How to travel by bus from airport Podgorica to Budva
Very difficult, but certainly not impossible. If you still think that you will save some money if you are traveling by Bus from Podgorica to Budva, you can expect the following; First of all, you need to organize your transfer from Podgorica airport to the central bus station in Podgorica. There is no shuttle bus or any public transport from Podgorica airport to Podgorica city. You must take a taxi. Several city companies tried to establish public shuttle transport from Podgorica airport to the city, but after a few months they gave up. Podgorica bus station is about 13 kilometers from the airport in direction of north, oposite direction looking to Budva. For this ride you will pay 10 euros. When you arrive to Podgorica bus station you have to catch a bus to Budva, but dont think that you can always enter in first bus and continue your journey.
Here you can check online departures from bus station Podgorica and to try to find a departure that suits you. Transportation from airport Podgorica to Budva by bus is not so easy, so please note the following:
Planes are not arriving always on time during the summer tourist season, so take some time more, calculating to catch a bus transfer from Podgorica to Budva.
Try to buy bus ticket online, in advance. On that way you will avoid to stay without a ticket for departure that suits you best.
Book in advance transportation from Podgorica airport to central bus station in Podgorica, do not waste your time looking for taxis and negotiating rates.
What awaits you upon arrival in Budva
When you finally arrive to Budva, bus will leave you to the main bus station. And where is your accommodation? Of course, you have to use taxi service again. This is something where you realy need to pay attention! Taxis in Budva and all other coastal towns are very expensive during the tourist season. Mostly, from the first of May all taxi companies doubled their prices. If you are accommodated in some of the famous hotels, then the issue will not be seeking accommodation. But if you will start looking private apartment which is not located on Google Maps and generally not reported and highlighted by some mark, you can be in big problem.
When you see how the meter is ticking, you will be sorry why you didn't take a taxi instead of bus from Podgorica airport to Budva. A trouble with the constant reloading of luggage is just an additional problem. And now let us try to explain a little closer what you get if you book a direct taxi transfer from the airport in Podgorica to Budva with us:
- Free of charge airport pick ups.
- No problems with seeking your chauffeur, driver is at your exit marked by agreed sign.
- Always fixed price, 40 euros per one vehicle in one direction. Number of passengers in regular cabs is up to four.
- Price includes all expenses, no any unpredictable situation which can change it, like plane delay or traffic jam.
- Drop off directly to your accommodation place in Budva
If you calculate travel expenses for three passengers going by bus from airport Podgorica to Budva not by taxi, at the end you will see that taxi is cheaper solution. Bus ticket cost about seven euros per person, plus luggage fee. Not only cheaper, it is much, much faster. When you meet our driver you will be in Budva approximately in one hour and ten minutes. Using two taxis and bus, you will need about three hours to reach Budva traveling from Podgorica airport.