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There are 4 ways to get from Žepče to Novska by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus, train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Žepče to Slavonski Brod
  2. Take the train from Slavonski Brod to Novska Re / ...

57 kn - 97 kn

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Bus, night bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Žepče to Slavonski Brod
  2. Take the night bus from Slavonski Brod bus station to Novska N896

93 kn - 137 kn

Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Žepče to Prijedor
  2. Take the bus from Prijedor to Novska

232 kn - 283 kn

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Žepče to Novska 196.5 km

150 kn - 220 kn

Žepče to Novska by bus and train

The journey time between Žepče and Novska is around 4h 37m and covers a distance of around 195 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 3m. Services are operated by Biss-Tours, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) and Serbian Railways (ŽS). Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 37m
Fastest journey time:
4h 3m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
78 kn
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:15
Last service departs at:
09:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Žepče to Novska bus and train schedules

Bosnia and Herzegovina → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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Considerations leaving from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Novska is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Novska is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Novska is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, returning to Bosnia and Herzegovina from Croatia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Žepče to Novska is to bus and train, which costs $9 - $16 and takes 4h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Žepče to Novska is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Žepče to Novska. However, there are services departing from Žepče and arriving at Novska via Slavonski Brod bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Žepče and Novska is 132 km. The road distance is 196.5 km.

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The best way to get from Žepče to Novska without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 16m and costs $9 - $16.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Žepče to Novska, including transfers.

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Žepče to Novska bus services, operated by Biss-Tours, depart from Žepče station.

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Žepče to Novska bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Novska station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Žepče to Novska is 196 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Žepče to Novska.

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There are four+ hotels available in Novska. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Žepče to Novska.
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  • Distance: 131.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Žepče, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Novska, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Žepče to Novska via Prijedor in around 7h 25m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Žepče to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 65 kn
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Žepče to Prijedor
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Slavonski Brod bus station to Novska
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
55 kn - 75 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Prijedor to Novska
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
152 kn
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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pepeks.hr

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