By Bus

The Old Town of Kotor is a compact city which can be covered on foot, some buses travel to nearby towns frequently as well as to the interior of the country. The main bus station in town is located outside the Old Town walls. Buses are frequent and cheap, the journey from Kotor to Budva costs around 3 euros and is less than an hour away with multiple routes daily. Taxis are also available outside of the walls.

By Car

Renting a car is not necessarily if you are staying in Old Town Kotor, as the main streets are pedestrianized and the city is compact and walkable, no cars are allowed within the walls. There is not much need for a car unless you are staying in one of the towns located on the outskirts, however they also offer great public transportation options such as buses and taxis to connect to Kotor. If you plan to travel around Montenegro and other regions renting a car is a good idea.

Kotor is connected to the Adriatic Highway and the rest of the coast and inland Montenegro by the Vrmac Tunnel, the inland region is reachable by detouring from Adriatic highway at Budva, or Sutomore through the Sozina tunnel.

On Foot

Walking around the charming town of Kotor is pleasurable and easy with a compact city center that is easy to navigate. There are plenty of attractions that can be reached easily on foot including historic sights, restaurants, cafes, bars and shops. Walking around is the best way to check out the charms of the city and the beautiful port and Bay of Kotor.

Walking tours are available in Old Town, Star Grad the epicenter of activity in Kotor filled with a wonderful atmosphere and interesting sights and facts.

Hiking up to the Fortress in Kotor situated high above the city is another popular and interesting activity with simply breathtaking views at the top. Another very rewarding experience is walking around the city walls that surround Kotor’s Old Town.

By Taxi

Taxis are available outside the main walls of Old Town and can be found on the streets, outside the bus station (outside the walls of Old Town) or called and ordered over the phone. Prices for taxis in the main part of town are negotiable, it is advisable to bargain and agree on a price before getting into the cab.

By Bike

Riding a bike in Kotor is a great experience, cycling around the beautiful Bay of Kotor is easily done by bike, stopping off at beaches to sunbathe and swim, sipping on coffee at cafes and enjoying a rewarding ice cream along the way. If you head out of Kotor in a clockwise direction is the easiest way to make your way around the loop, you can also take your bike on the ferry to cross the channel. There are bikes available for renting in the city just outside the East Gate of the Old Town for around 10 euros a day.

By Boat

Boats are available to hire in the beautiful Bay of Kotor, with several boat tours available daily. These boat rides are a great way to experience the beauty of the water and surrounding coastline of Montenegro and the beautiful islands just outside of Kotor.