Dubrovnik Bus Station
Bus Station in Dubrovnik

Buses from Dubrovnik to Kotor in Montenegro are a great way to get from one famous walled city to another when you are visiting Europe.

There are regular buses between the two cities, and they operate daily throughout the year. In the summer there are around three departures a day from the bus station in Dubrovnik. One leaves in the morning around 10:00 and two depart in the evening.

In the winter there are around two or three per day with an extra service in the evening on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Schedules change often, so make sure to have your hotel or hostel call the bus station in advance to confirm departure times.

Buses from Dubrovnik to Kotor take approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes to reach their final destination, which is the bus station in Kotor. The ultimate travel time depends on whether the bus departs on time from Dubrvonik, whether there is traffic en route, and how long it takes to cross the border between Croatia and Montenegro (don’t forget your passport!).

Buses are good quality coaches with luggage holds underneath. Air conditioning is standard, which is nice if you are traveling in the Balkans during the hot summer months.

The fare for a single ticket on a bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor is around 120 kuna. If you are traveling during the summer season, it is a good idea to buy a ticket a day in advance. Outside of the peak season you can purchase your ticket at the booth on the outside wall of the bus station a few minutes before you board the bus.