IATA code: TIV
ICAO code: LYTV
Passengers: ~ 1 million
Tivat Airport (TIV) is an international airport situated close to popular towns in Montenegro. For example, the distance from Tivat town is 4 km, from Kotor less than 10 km and from Budva approximately 20 km.
It’s the busiest airport in Montenegro, the second-busiest being the airport in Podgorica.
If you’re flying to Tivat, read on and find out all the necessary information to plan your arrival.
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How to get from Tivat Airport to Tivat
As there is no public bus or airport shuttle, you’ll have to choose between some of the options mentioned below.
The easiest way to reach the centre of Tivat from the airport or the other way around is to prebook a private transfer. Private transfers are also available to any other destination in the vicinity.
Rent a car
It is possible to rent a car at Tivat Airport but is recommended to do it in advance, from home. You can check the vehicles, the rental prices and book your vehicle on this link here.
There is a taxi stand in front of the airport building; it is recommended to arrange the price with the driver before the ride.
Airlines at the airport
Currently, there are 28 airlines that handle flights to and from Tivat airport. All of the flights, except ones handled by Air Serbia, are seasonal because Montenegro is a popular summer destination.
In 2022, Eurowings and jet2.com will start flights to and from Germany and England.
Here’s a list of some airlines that handle seasonal flights to and from this airport:
- Air Montenegro
- LOT Polish Airlines
Facilities and Services
If you’re waiting for your flight or you’re on a layover, maybe some of these services and facilities available at TIV airport will help you:
- Baby Room
- Business Lounge
- Coffee Shop
- Toilets for disabled persons
Accommodation near Tivat Airport
Are you looking for a place to stay overnight before or after your flight? Check out available options on the map below.
Tivat Airport FAQs
None of the buses travelling from Budva or Kotor have a scheduled stop by the airport but as they pass by on the main road, you might be able to convince the driver.
The easiest way is to pre-book a transfer from the airport to your destination town; a driver will then pick you up at the airport. The company providing the transfer will monitor whether your plane is delayed or not, so you do not have to worry about this, the driver will be there when you arrive.
A second option is a bit more complicated when travelling with luggage; you have to walk or take a taxi to Tivat bus station and from there take a bus to Kotor, Budva and other cities in Montenegro.
If you decide to land at Tivat airport instead of at Dubrovnik airport you can pre-book a transfer or go to Tivat bus station and take a bus to Dubrovnik.
Despite the fact that Montenegro is not a member of the EU, the official currency is Euro. Other currencies like the US dollar or pound can be exchanged at post offices, in banks or exchange offices.