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Podgorica, the lively and tourist-friendly capital of Montenegro, welcomes visitors year-round. You can travel to Montenegro via cheap flights to Podgorica from Turkey. Podgorica flights depart from Sabiha Gökçen International Airport on the Anatolian side of Istanbul. For affordable Podgorica flight tickets, see Pegasus offers.
Airport of Departure in Turkey: Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAV) in Istanbul
Airport of Arrival in Montenegro: Podgorica International Airport (TGD) in Podgorica
Flight duration from Istanbul to Podgorica: 1 hour 45 minutes
Flight duration from Antalya to Podgorica: 4 hours 40 minutes with a connection flight in Istanbul
Montenegro fascinates excursionists with pastoral landscapes on its beautiful mountains, blue-green Dalmatian coasts, and lively culture. Podgorica, the largest city and the capital, becomes the first contact hub for international travelers via its modern airport. This city is located in the western part of the Balkans, with a tight connection to Central Europe and Turkey; it is easily accessible at affordable prices. Pegasus Airlines pioneers cheap Podgorica flight tickets via its comfortable and safe plane fleet. Direct and connecting flights from Istanbul land at Podgorica International Airport in Montenegro. You can fly to Podgorica directly from Sabiha Gökçen International Airport.
If you start your journey from popular Anatolian cities and resorts, connecting flights to Montenegro from Antalya, Ankara, and Izmir will also lead you to Podgorica at the best prices. Passengers may also travel to neighboring capitals and destinations like Belgrade in Serbia, and Tiran in Albania via flights by Pegasus. If you search how to find low-cost flights from Podgorica to Istanbul, it is better to buy return tickets via Pegasus offers to save budget. You can find cheap connecting tickets to Moscow or Baku and Dubai from Podgorica through Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport.
Podgorica International Airport (TGD), pronounced as "Aerodrom Podgoritsa" in the official language, stands 11 km south of the city center. It is the largest air hub in Montenegro. Both international and domestic air routes are operated from this airport. The hub is also called Golubovci Airport, referring to the town where it is located. The air hub has performed its operations since 1961. The new terminal building serves the needs of arriving and departing passengers with modern facilities and free wifi.
Airport transfer is only available by bus, taxi, and car. There is no stable public transport to the airport except the L-20 bus line. Drivers use the Podgorica-Bar expressway (E65-E80) to reach the capital and Bar port. Podgorica takes a15 minute-drive from the airport. If you take a taxi, we recommend you to bargain for a good price.
Podgorica is encompassed with various accommodation types ranging between luxury hotel chains, boutique hotels, and bed and breakfast style apartments. Recommended areas for tourists in Podgorica are in a circle around the Old Town. You can also find highly preferred hotels in Novigrad, the recently built part of the city, and around Christ's Resurrection Cathedral. Cheap accommodation is also available around university buildings. Hostels and shared apartments especially offer low prices for long stays. To get very affordable prices at Podgorica accommodation facilities, visit Pegasus hotel and Airbnb reservation pages.
Before flying to Podgorica, knowing a few important points is beneficial. First, check whether your nationality is visa exempted by glancing at Pegasus Montenegro Visa Guide. In Podgorica, you can make payments by cash and credit card. The official currency of Montenegro is Euro, so you can make any payment by Euro if you prefer using cash. Podgorica uses Montenegro's local time, which stands for Central European Time, and CEST in the summer. CET is UTC +01:00.
Podgorica flights will also lead you to famous resorts and historical landmarks around Bar, Kotor, and Budva in the country. You can check these must-see places in our Montenegro Travel Guide.
For emergencies, you can dial these numbers:
Fire Brigade: 123
Podgorica Bus station. +382 (20) 620 430
Podgorica Airport: +382 (20) 444 240 and +382 (20) 444 242
International Phone Code of Montenegro: 382
Podgorica demonstrates splendid scenes in its culturally preserved streets while growing to a large economic hub. Here are our top sightseeing points:
For more recommended sites around, see our Podgorica Travel Guide.
The best way to get affordable prices is to book direct flights to Podgorica from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Pegasus membership will give you BolBol points you can collect for discount tickets.
Visa requirements to Montenegro are bound to the nationality and passport type. According to the bilateral agreement between the two states, all Turkish passport holders have visa exemptions to allow them to enter the country. Although Montenegro is still a Schengen zone candidate, Schengen visa holders can visit Podgorica if their visa has not expired. For further information, see our Montenegro Visa Guide.
The best season to visit Podgorica is the time between May and July. The temperature and humidity go higher in mid-summer, while rainfalls begin at the end of August.
Podgorica flights to Istanbul take 1 hour and 45 minutes. The distance between the two destinations is calculated as 796 km.
The best time to get cheap Podgorica flights is three months before your flight and during times of high discount offers. Schedule your Podgorica flight with Pegasus exclusive offers.
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