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There are 4 ways to get from Banja Luka to Jablanac by bus or car

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Bus via Zagreb  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Banja Luka to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Jablanac D405 Zagreb Central Bus Station - Jablanac D405

278 kn - 391 kn

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Banja Luka to Karlovac
  2. Take the bus from Karlovac to Stinica Karlovac Central Bus Station - Stinica

443 kn - 513 kn

Bus #2  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Banja Luka to Zadar
  2. Take the bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Jablanac D405 Zadar Central Bus Station - Jablanac D405

284 kn - 344 kn

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Banja Luka to Jablanac 385 km

290 kn - 430 kn

Banja Luka to Jablanac by bus

The bus journey time between Banja Luka and Jablanac is around 24h 55m and covers a distance of around 438 km. The fastest bus normally takes 24h 55m. Operated by Pepeks Zagreb, Toping Trade, Autobusni Promet and others, the Banja Luka to Jablanac bus service departs from Banja Luka and arrives in Stinica. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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

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

The social distance requirement in Jablanac 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.

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The cheapest way to get from Banja Luka to Jablanac is to bus which costs $45 - $55 and takes 12h.

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The fastest way to get from Banja Luka to Jablanac is to drive which takes 4h 29m and costs $45 - $70.

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No, there is no direct bus from Banja Luka to Jablanac. However, there are services departing from Banja Luka and arriving at Jablanac D405 via Zagreb Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 37m.

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The distance between Banja Luka and Jablanac is 182 km. The road distance is 385 km.

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The best way to get from Banja Luka to Jablanac without a car is to bus via Zagreb which takes 7h 37m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 7h 37m to get from Banja Luka to Jablanac, including transfers.

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Banja Luka to Jablanac bus services, operated by Pepeks Zagreb, depart from Banja Luka station.

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Banja Luka to Jablanac bus services, operated by Autotrans d.d., arrive at Jablanac D405 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Banja Luka to Jablanac is 385 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Banja Luka to Jablanac.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Jablanac. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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Map of how to get from Banja Luka to Jablanac.
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  • Distance: 181.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 37m

What companies run services between Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Jablanac, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Banja Luka to Jablanac via Zagreb and Zagreb Central Bus Station in around 7h 37m.

Bus operators
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Banja Luka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
152 kn
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Book at
pepeks.hr
Bus from Banja Luka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
313 kn
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Book at
pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Banja Luka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Bus from Banja Luka to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Banja Luka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 200 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Jablanac D405
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Karlovac Central Bus Station to Stinica
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
130 kn - 200 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Jablanac D405
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 170 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Karlovac to Stinica
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Tourist Company
Phone
066 890 490
Email
tourist@teol.net
Website
touristcompany.ba
Bus from Banja Luka to Zadar
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
175 kn
Schedules at
touristcompany.ba

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