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About Tivat Airport

 

Tivat Airport is one of the two international airports operating in Montenegro. While it was opened for the training of military and civil paratroopers in Yugoslavia during the Second World War, it is still hosting parachuting training today. Tivat Airport officially opened in 1957 as a small airport with a small terminal building and runway, which consisted mostly of operating flights to Belgrade, Zagreb and Skopje until 1968. In 1968 a three year renovation works was initiated and during this time the runway, control tower and passenger terminal were completely renewed. Tivat Airport is used by 1 million passengers every year and operates direct flights from 15 cities including London, Moscow, Paris, Frankfurt, Stockholm and Prague.

 

Getting to the City Center from Tivat Airport

Tivat is one of the important coastal cities of Montenegro, the South Europe country, and it is located in the south of Montenegro. Considered as a marina city as well, Tivat is the stopping place of many yachts visiting European coasts.

On the other hand, sailing is a well-developed in Tivat. Having a cosmopolitan community with different origins, Tivat is a really safe city. The city welcomes its visitors with the warmth of Mediterranean climate, spectacular beaches, wide green fields and foods that mostly contain meat and seafood from Italian cuisine.

Public transportation inside the city center of Tivat is provided with buses and minibuses. One-way ticket is approximately 3 Turkish Liras for each person and monthly ticket is approximately 90 Turkish Liras.

Taxis that may be the right choice for people that are not very fond of public transportation are very common in the city center. Starting charge of taxis is approximately 4.50 TL and then 2.50 TL per kilometer. As the visitors of this small city also want to see the other cities nearby, renting a car is a common option.

Car rental is a good alternative to discover the beautiful beaches of Tivat comfortably. Dubrovnik, a nearby city that is famous with spectacular beaches, is visited by most of the tourists who rent a car in Tivat. If you want to go to Dubrovnik, you can shorten your travel by 1 hour when you prefer ferryboat leaving from the port ahead of the Tivat Marina.

In Montenegro, there are two airports where international passengers are welcomed. The busiest one is the Tivat International Airport. The other one is Podgorica International airport, located in the capital city Podgorica, and it is 43 km away from Tivat.

Although it is not as busy as Tivat Airport, Podgorica Airport is larger and more modern. In June, July and August, when touristic activities are high, both of the airports are very busy and for the remaining period of time of the year, there are very low air traffic.

You can go to Tivat city center from Podgorica International Airport with a taxi for approximately 70 Euro. As the distance between the airport and city center is very close, transportation takes short time. At the airport, there is no public transportation system, which can take you to the city center.

Taxi is the most preferred way of transportation. People who want to see different places may prefer renting a car. Additionally, some hotels offer airport shuttle services.

Hotel Services

Although Tivat is one of the touristic destinations in Montenegro, there are generally small hotels, houses for rent and motels instead of big hotels. Most of the big hotels offer airport service for their guests. By communicating with your hotel in advance, you can benefit from this service and you can go to your hotel from airport with the uttermost comfort.

Taxi

As Tivat city center is very close to the airport and there is no public transportation service between them, taxi is the most commonly preferred way of transportation. You can go to the city center for a reasonable fare and in short time. There is a taxi terminal at the exit of arrival terminal. It costs approximately 15 Euro to go to the city center from the airport by a taxi.

Car Rental

Since many visitors of the city also want to visit nearby cities and want to see beautiful coasts, they may rent a car. You can rent a car that is suitable for your budget from 5 different car rental companies located at the airport.

Last Updated: 24 Jun 2017
Getting to Tivat Airport from the City Center

Within a short period of time, you can reach to the Tivat Airport that is only 3 km away from the city center. Taxi is the most preferred way of transportation in the city, because there is no public transportation between the city center and the airport. On the other hand, taxi is a comfortable and fast way of transportation for that short distance; so, public transportation is not needed.

Renting a car is an alternative way for the transportation to the airport. Tourists who prefer travelling around the city with the car they have rented can deliver the car at the airport. Another comfortable transportation alternative to the airport is the shuttle services offered by some of the hotels.

Taxi

You can go to the airport from city center by paying approximately 15 euro. As the distance is very short, you can be at the airport in a very short time. It is very easy to find a taxi in the city center of Tivat. If you wish, your hotel can call a taxi for you.

Car Rental

Tivat is a transfer point for many passengers. As there are many other touristic places around and nearby the city, most of the visitors of Tivat prefer renting a car to visit all those places freely and comfortably.

In the city center of Tivat, there are many different local and foreign car rental companies. If you are planning to rent a car, your hotel can assist you.

Hotel Services

Tivat is one of the most important touristic destinations of Montenegro. There are lots of accommodation facilities and most of them are small hotels and houses for rent. Some of the few large hotels in the city offer shuttle services for their guests. In order to benefit from this service, it is recommended you to make a reservation in advance.

Although a little bit more expensive than taxi, these vehicles will pick you up at the time you desire and are among the most comfortable alternatives of transportation between the city center and the airport.

Airport Information

The airport, which offers service for Tivat and the cities around it, is 3 km south of Tivat city center, 7 km away from Kotor city center and 19 km away from Budva city center. It is the busiest airport of Montenegro.

Offering all standard services that may be expected by an airport passenger, Tivat International Airport has some new development projects ongoing in order to catch the development of the city.

In the busiest airport of the country, there are shops where you can do last-minute shopping, sufficient number of cafes and restaurants. Additionally, you can also benefit from duty-free shops.

Last Updated: 24 Jun 2017

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