Budva travel guide

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You're Going to Love Budva

With a population of 18,000, Budva is the largest city in Budva, Montenegro by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Budva

If you’re looking for affordable options, Escape Beach & Restaurant By Nikki Beach (7 Jadranski put) and Dukley Seafront (31 Jadranski put) are great picks.

When to visit Budva

Budva in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Budva in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Budva


When flying to Budva, you’ll arrive at Tivat (TIV), which is located 16 km from the city centre.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Budva, including Bus, FlixBus and Globtour. From Dubrovnik, the bus ride to Budva takes 201 km and will cost you around $56. From Tirana, the ticket costs about $36 for a journey of 491 km. The most popular bus station is Budva Zavala, located 1.6 km from the city centre of Budva. Budva Central Bus Station is also a commonly used station, and is 0.4 km from the city centre.

Airports near Budva

Airlines serving Budva

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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,720 reviews)
Air France
Good (624 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,686 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (318 reviews)
Excellent (1,449 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (595 reviews)
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ITA Airways
Good (301 reviews)
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Air Serbia
Good (64 reviews)
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Aegean Airlines
Excellent (260 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (141 reviews)
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Where to stay in Budva

Average rates range from around $81 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $331 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Budva

Most booked hotels in Budva

Hotel Splendid Conference and Spa Resort
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Monte Cristo
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
Boutique Hotel Astoria
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Montenegro Beach Resort
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Avala Resort & Villas
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Iberostar Bellevue
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Budva

Expect to pay $2.65 per litre in Budva (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $31.76 and $42.34. Compact (Class Compact Car or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Budva, while also 87% cheaper than other types, on average.