Airport bus Podgorica

IATA code: TGD
Passengers: ~ 1 million

Podgorica Airport (TGD) is situated 11 km southwest from Podgorica, on the road to Bar. It’s also called Airport Golubovci after a small town of Golubovci in the immediate vicinity of the airport.

Podgorica Airport is connected with major European cities with international flights. In Montenegro there are no domestic flights because the only other airport in Tivat is just 80 km away.

If you’re flying to Podgorica, read on and find out all the relevant info about its only airport.

How to get from Podgorica Airport to Podgorica


There is no direct airport shuttle bus from or to the airport. However, there is a railway station located 10 min walk from the airport and it is the cheapest way of reaching the city center.

It takes only 7 minutes by train to reach Podgorica. Timetables from and to the Airport you can check on the official site of Montenegrin Railroads.

One-way ticket costs €1.20 (second class) or €2 (first class). There is no staff at the station so you just need to board the train and buy the ticket from the conductor in the train. 

You can also board trains to other cities and towns in Montenegro such as Bar, Bijelo Polje, Niksic, Sutomore, etc.


If you’re travelling outside Podgorica, here are the most popular routes. You can purchase the ticket directly on the link below:

Podgorica to Herceg NoviPodgorica to IgaloPodgorica to BudvaPodgorica to Nis
Podgorica to KotorPodgorica to Novi PazarPodgorica to CetinjePodgorica to Dubrovnik


Another option of reaching the centre of Podgorica from the airport or the other way around is to pre-book a private transfer. Private transfers are also available to any other destination in the vicinity. If you have booked a transfer, a driver will be waiting for you at the arrivals terminal.

Rent a car

It is possible to rent a car at Podgorica Airport but is recommended to do it in advance, from home. You can check the vehicles, the rental prices and book your vehicle online.


There is a taxi stand in front of the airport building; it is recommended to arrange the price with the driver before the ride. The cost of a taxi to Podgorica is approximately 12€.

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Airlines Podgorica Airport

Currently, 10 airlines handle arrivals and departures to and from this airport.

The busiest routes from Podgorica airport are to Belgrade, Istanbul and Vienna.

Here’s the list of airlines:

  • Air Astana
  • Air Serbia
  • Austria Airlines
  • Chair Airlines
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Luxair
  • To Montenegro
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Wizz Air
  • Ryanair

Amenities and Services

The airport offers several facilities and amenities to the passengers on a layover or waiting for a flight.

Here is the list of services provided by the airport:

  • ATMs
  • Caffe-bar
  • WiFi
  • First Aid
  • Lost & Found
  • Business Lounge
  • Baby Room

Accommodation near Podgorica Airport

Podgorica Airport – FAQs

I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?

The last train departs to Podgorica city centre at 21:21 so afterwards you should probably get a taxi (in case your flight was in a delay). If you know in advance that’ll you will arrive late, then definitely book a private transfer.

I have an early morning departure from the airport, are there any airport hotels I can stay at?

The closest hotel to the airport is Hotel Aria, located 1.6 km from Podgorica Airport.

I am continuing my journey outside Podgorica. Are there any direct bus lines from the airport to other cities?

There are no direct bus lines from the airport but since you can easily reach the bus station in Podgorica, you can take buses to other cities from there. Check the most popular routes in the text above.

Can I exchange money at the airport to pay for my transfer?

Yes, the ATMs and exchange service are located at the airport, but we recommend having enough euros on you since the rate at the airports are higher than usual and no currency other than euro is accepted.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, banks or exchange offices.


  1. david   •  

    It would be REALLY helpful to know HOW much to offer the taxi wallah for the 11 kms from Podgorica airport, to Podgorica city.

    • Melani   •  

      Dear David,

      Unfortunately, we do not have that kind of information, but taxi cost should not exceed more than 15€.

      Best regards!
      Melani, GBB Team

  2. TGDexp   •  


    I was in Podgorica three times last year. Official taxi at the airport costs EUR12, however, if you are able to arrange a private taxi, the cost should be more than EUR6.

  3. Dániel   •  

    Where can I arrange a private taxi?

    • Gabriela   •  

      Dear Daniel,
      Taxi stand is located in front of the airport building. For all private transfers, please check the link.
      Best regards,
      Gabriela GBB Team

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