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Dubrovnik - Kotor
Dubrovnik - Kotor connects more daily bus lines with an average price of 135 HRK or 18.3 EUR. No matter what day of the week is, you'll be able to choose between the morning and late afternoon bus line that linking Dubrovnik - Kotor.
An average journey from Dubrovnik to Kotor is about 2 hours for the distance of 92 km.
Buses on the line Dubrovnik - Kotor are equipped by European standards and that means that have AC, in most cases provide a service free Wi-Fi, and have a TV and a power outlet.
Dubrovnik Bus Station is located in port Gruz, and from the town center is away some 2 km or 15 minutes’ walk. Kotor Bus Station is located in the center of Kotor. You'll find everything you need such as air-conditioned waiting rooms, ATMs, toilets, kiosk with daily newspapers and drinks at this station.
List of carriers on the route Dubrovnik – Kotor
- Croatia Bus
Bus station Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik Bus Station has an Information Office for contact and etc., kiosk with daily newspapers, ATMs, as well as the taxi stand. The station is located near the port of Gruz and is about 2km away from the city center of Dubrovnik.
Here is the only wardrobe for storing your belongings and luggage in the whole town, so keep that in mind if you want to walk to the Old Town while waiting for the bus.
We recommend you to buy the ticket because of the large influx of foreign tourists in Dubrovnik, which is on a daily basis measured in the thousands, and there are rumors that the city of Dubrovnik will restrict the entry of tourists in the Old Town at 8,000 per day. Imagine then how many tourists a day passes through Dubrovnik?
The best and most reliable way for purchasing the ticket is through our Vollo applications.
However, Dubrovnik Bus Station is very well connected with other stations in Croatia, so is simply to reach even farthermost Croatian regions, or reach Split, Zadar, Rijeka, Pula, Zagreb, etc. Since Dubrovnik is situated in the extreme south of Croatia, you should not wonder either because of excellent bus connections with Montenegro and destinations such as Budva and Podgorica, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina and bus connections to cities such as Sarajevo and Mostar or some other European centers.
Journey Dubrovnik – Kotor
Since Dubrovnik and Kotor are cities on the Adriatic coast, and the distance between the two cities is only 93 kilometers, you'll enjoy the view through the window of your seat in the bus while you are driving through the picturesque places. Duration of travel between Dubrovnik and Kotor is from 2 hours to 2 and a half hours.
Bus station Kotor
Kotor Bus Station was built in 1981. This bus station provides transportation services within Montenegro as well as international routes. The station has 10 platforms, parking for buses, taxi vehicles and vehicles for the visitors of the station.
The bus station in Kotor has an air-conditioned waiting room, dressing room, ATM, coffee bar, kiosk with daily newspapers and other content, office for ticket sales and travel agency where you will find all information that you might be interested about Kotor.
Should not forget that the working hours is from 06:00 h to 22:00 h every day.
Dubrovnik - Kotor bus operators information
Buses on the route Dubrovnik - Kotor are equipped with the latest European standards and consequently in the buses are AC, TV, Wi-Fi and power outlets for cell phone, tablet or laptop.
Why you should travel from Dubrovnik to Kotor by bus
Dubrovnik and Kotor are two most visited cities in the Adriatic. Both of these two cities will surprise you with its magnificent beauty and rich historical core and that is the reason why those cities included on the UNESCO's list. Every passenger in Dubrovnik thinks about the way to get to Kotor. Methods are numerous, but one is the cheapest. So, if you rent a car in Dubrovnik, which will cost you 20 - 75 EUR for 1-2 days, depending on the size of the vehicle, you'll pay more than the price of a bus ticket. For such a small distance of only 93 kilometers isn't worth to go by plane, especially as the airport are not in the city center, so, except the expensive airline ticket, you'll pay for transportation to the airport or from the airport. As we have already mentioned the ticket price for Dubrovnik - Kotor in one-way is 135 HRK or 18.3 EUR, the journey does not last long, especially if you are traveling the main road along the coast where you can see and enjoy in breathtaking landscapes.
Bus stops at the Dubrovnik – Kotor journey
Between Dubrovnik and Kotor drives bus carrier Croatia Bus and Globtour. Stopping at other stations due to the entry of new passengers on the bus are up to four stops depending on the time of departure. So you can expect to stop in Debeli Brijeg, Igalo, Herceg Novi and Risan.
Igalo is a town in Montenegro in where is tourism and health spa the most popular business.
Igalo has over 200 sunny days a year, lush vegetation, mineral water, and medicinal or radioactive mud.
Already, traditional guests, each year, are from the Nordic countries. Igalo also offers to its numerous visitor beautiful beaches where is an average temperature of sea water one degree higher than the exterior. On these beaches are spreading shoal-like a lagoon and the beach because of the composition of sand have a kind of medicinal characteristic.
Herceg Novi is located between the mountain range of Orjen and the entrance to Boka Bay. The first thing you will notice in this town is a long promenade by the sea that connects Herceg Novi and Igalo.
Some plants on the promenade of Herceg Novi are so old and rare and isn't unusual to see biologists that watch the different types of palm trees, magnolia, eucalyptus, cactus and many others plants that you will find on this promenade.
The shipyard is in the center of the promenade, and above shipyard is a tower Forte Mare that was built by Bosnian King Tvrtko I in 1382. Another fort that stands out for its importance is certainly Kanli Tower or Bloody Tower when translated from the Turkish language. It stands at a height of 85 m above sea level and its size and height of dominates this area and therefore is the best place to photograph the panorama of Herceg Novi. Ivo Andric, famous Nobel Prize winner from the region was described this coastal city as a city of eternal green, sun, and stairs.
As "the pearl of the Adriatic" was described by George Bernard Shaw and it is hard to summarize in a few sentences all about Dubrovnik when you can write a book about Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik is not interesting only to ordinary people, it is interesting the film industry, historians, oenologists, gastronomy, cultural, historians etc. In short, everyone! Dubrovnik is one of the most visited cities at the Adriatic, but because of the age of the Old Town (first mentioned in 867 years), was listed among privileged into UNESCO's list of World Heritage since 1979. The city government of Dubrovnik considered the decision about the restriction of entry of visitors in the Old Town at 8,000 people in the same time. So, do not be surprised if you'll be waiting to enter into Old Town of Dubrovnik, this year.
Dubrovnik has always been photogenic, but the international fame gained through the world famous series that have filmed in Dubrovnik such as Game of Thrones and Star Trek, and these days, in Dubrovnik are captures movie, Robin Hood, with Oscar winner Jamie Fox in the lead role and Leonardo DiCaprio as a film producer.
You can't avoid the most famous sights in Dubrovnik if you entered the Old Town because everything is there. Most of your time you'll spend on round set fortress from the 15th century that is intersected by 300 meters long Stradun. From the main street, you'll probably go on a tour of the famous walls of Dubrovnik, on the way back you'll see a big clock tower from 1444, fountain, Rector's Palace, Church of St. Blaise, the old port, Fort of St. John and many other attractions of this city. And yes, a small note, be sure to wear something comfortable on your feet, because you'll walk and walk and walk, and climb up and get off over stone stairs, don't allow to be deprived of some of the sights because of uncomfortable footwear.
The city of Kotor and its Mediterranean ports are surrounded by impressive city walls and is very well preserved even today. Kotor is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage since 1979. Bay of Kotor is one of the deepest and longest bay on the Adriatic, however, you can often hear that Kotor called the southernmost fjord in Europe. The magnificence of Kotor certainly provides cliffs of Orjen and Lovcen, mountains which rising sharply over the Kotor.
Kotor had its fortifications even in 535, but one should not forget that at once belonged to Venice, so it is not unusual to see the outlines of Italian culture in Kotor.
Kotor has three gates and the main gate is the Sea Gate (Morska vrata), which dates from the 16th century.
One of the oldest landmarks near the walls is certainly Bishopric which is next to the Cathedral of St. Tryphon. Cathedral of St. Tryphon was built in 1166 and has a rich collection of paintings. While you walk by Kotor you'll see an iron fountain Karampana which dates from the Baroque period from the end of the 17th century and beginning of the 18th century. That fountain was the only source of drinking water in the 18th century. Be sure to see Church of St. Ozan from 1221, the Church of St. Luke from 1195, and the Church of St. Clare with a Franciscan monastery from the 18th century, who possess a valuable collection of old books printed between 1450 and 1500. The church of St. Mikhail was founded in the 14th or 15th century in the place where in the 10th century was the bigger church. Duke's palace was built in the 18th century and together with the Tower of Town's Guard makes almost the entire facade of the west side of the city. There are numerous attractions in Kotor that you can see and many secrets that you might discover.
And when you get tired of Orjen and Lovcen, the easiest way to back from Kotor to Dubrovnik is by bus with Vollo app.