Travel Guide: Sea Dance Festival
Here is an easy guide to reach Sea Dance Festival.
You should hold a valid driving licence, a certificate of the vehicle condition and a so-called
green card. An international driving permit is not necessary, but if a tourist wants to rent a
car, it is good to have it. Most of the car rentals require it.
Two-lane motorways connect Budva to the interiors of Montenegro.
Podgorica, located about 60 km away, is the chief road junction into Montenegro. It is
connected to Budva by two routes. One route is through the new Sozina tunnel and the other
The other Montenegrin coastal towns are connected to Budva through the Adriatic Motorway,
which runs from Ulcinj in the south to Herceg-Novi, and goes on to Croatia.
From across Serbia through Podgorica – border exceeds Dobrakovo, Kula, Vučje, Čemerno,
From Bosnia and Herzegovina through Nikšić and Podgorica – border exceeds Ilino brdo,
Šćepan polje; through Herceg Novi and Tivat – border crossing Sitnica
Routes from Croatia across the Herceg Novi and Tivat – border crossing Debeli Brijeg
From Albania over Podgorica – border crossing Božaj; over Ulcinj and Bar border crossing
BY PUBLIC BUS
If you are making your own way to/from the festival, buses are the best way to travel from
city to city.
To find a bus connection to Budva do check the official page of Podgorica main bus station
If you are staying at festival camp, we suggest you take a bus in the direction of Kotor and
Tivat. Once you have passed the bus stop in Budva, ask the driver to make a stop at Jaz
Another option is to take a bus directly to Budva and then at the Tre Canne take the festival
bus to Jaz. There will be a regular line of Shuttle buses circulating from the festival venue
to the city. You can book tickets for festival shuttle buses here.
Montenegro only has a direct rail connection with neighbouring country Serbia. In Serbia, it runs
from Subotica through Novi Sad and Belgrade. In Montenegro, the train goes through Bijelo
Polje, Kolašin, Podgorica (located 65 km away from Budva) and ends in Bar (the nearest
railway station is 39 km away.
Either you choose Podgorica or Bar as a final stop, the rest of the way has to be covered by
a hired car or by bus. Train reservations for the return trip are made at the stations upon your
arrival, or on the day of your departure.
Festival shuttles are the best way to get around, to and from your accommodation and
between the main resort and festival site. The shuttle pass includes unlimited travel
between Budva city and Jaz beach. You can choose between:
4-day passes – 15 euro ( valid from 10 am 15th July to 10 am 19th July)
7-day pass – 25 euro (valid from 10 am 13th July to 10 am 20th July)
There is a free car park near the festival. There is no security at the car park so we suggest
that you leave nothing of value at all in your car. There are lockers located within the festival
site where you can keep your valuables.