Bus from Herceg Novi to Kragujevac

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The bus from Herceg Novi to Kragujevac uses more than one route. Depending on the selected route average travel time ranges from nine to twelve hours. Daily there are five departures from bus station in Herceg Novi to Kragujevac. First departure is at 7, and the last one is at 20:15. Common practise is that drivers make a few short breaks for rest. Usually high tourist class buses operate on this route. Price for baggage is 1 euro (100 dinars) per bag.

Herceg Novi

Herceg Novi, with approximately 200 sunny days a year, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Montenegro.

Located at the entrance to the Bay of Kotor and at the foot of Mount Orjen, Herceg Novi offers to tourists a rich monumental heritage, monasteries and churches, and numerous fortifications such as Španjola, Kanli Kula, Sat Kula and famous staircase, after which it takes its nickname “City of the stairs”.

Herceg Novi was founded as a fortress in 1382 by Bosnian King Stjepan Tvrtko I and was called Sveti Stefan or Castelnuovo. After the death of Tvrtko, Duke Sandalj Hranić of the Herzegovinian Kosačas acquired Castelnuovo. During his reign, Herceg Novi picked up trading salt, what bothered their neighbors from Dubrovnik, which in this part of Europe held a monopoly over salt trade in that time.

When Hranić died, his nephew, Herzog Stjepan Vukčić Kosača, inherited Castelnuovo. Under Stjepan, Castelnuovo expanded and thus became a city, renaming it to Herceg Novi.

The Turks conquered Herceg Novi in 1482, and ruled for 200 years, until 1687. In that period various nations and civilizations interspersed on its soil, leaving deep marks on the history, culture and overall development of the region.

Herceg Novi is known by a very rich cultural program in the summer months, which includes above all the traditional film and music festivals. Of course, the event are also organized during other months, which contributes to recognizable cultural life of the city.

Kragujevac

With the city population of 179,417 according to the census in 2011, Kragujevac is the fourth largest town in Serbia and administrative center of the Šumadija District, located about 120 kilometers south of Belgrade. Kragujevac is a significant economic, cultural, educational and health center of Šumadija, Pomoravlje, and the neighboring regions.

By 1990, Kragujevac was the fifth most developed city in Yugoslavia immediately after Slovenian towns. At the beginning of the 1990s, the city became one of the poorest cities in Serbia. Today, Kragujevac is again one of the strongest administrative, cultural, financial, industrial and political centers in Serbia.

Thanks to rail and road transport, Kragujevac is connected with Belgrade, Nis, Kraljevo, Cacak and other cities.

Intercity and urban transport in the town of Kragujevac is currently carried out by two companies: "Lasta" from Belgrade and "Vulović-transport" from Rekovac. There are 24 regular and permanent public transport lines, and one seasonal lines that goes to Lake Sumarice.