There are 8 ways to get from Bucharest to Novi Sad by bus, train, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest - Népliget to Novi Sad 990

$82 - $102

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad D / ...
  2. Take the bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Szeged, Viztorony tér Rj
  3. Take the bus from Szeged to Novi Sad 603 / ...

$34 - $51

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Train  •  23 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Novi Sad D

$107 - $159

Bus, night bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
  2. Take the night bus from Ploiești to Szeged
  3. Take the bus from Szeged to Novi Sad 603 / ...

$46 - $82

Drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Novi Sad 447.9 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Timisoara, drive, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Timisoara (TSR) OTP - TSR
  2. Drive from Timisoara to Radojevo
  3. Take the bus from Radojevo to Novi Sad

Fly to Belgrade, shuttle  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Belgrade (BEG) OTP - BEG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belgrade to Novi Sad

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Budapest (BUD) OTP - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Novi Sad

$62 - $343

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Novi Sad is to train and bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 18 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Novi Sad is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Novi Sad is 502 km. The road distance is 716.6 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 37 min to get from Bucharest to Novi Sad, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Novi Sad. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Novi Sad via Budapest - Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Novi Sad. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Novi Sad via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 44 min.

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There are 827+ hotels available in Novi Sad. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Novi Sad.
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  • Distance: 314.1 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 37 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Novi Sad, Serbia?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Novi Sad via Budapest and Budapest - Népliget in around 13 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Novi Sad via Budapest-Keleti in around 23 h 44 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Budapest
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Brianna Tour
Fudeks
Phone
+381 11 7620255
Email
office@fudeks.rs
Website
fudeks.rs
Bus from Budapest - Népliget to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
en.fudeks.rs
Book at
fudeks.rs
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Novi Sad, Novi Sad MAS
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Ploiești to Szeged
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Szeged, Viztorony tér
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.ro
AS tours
Phone
+381 21-499-749
Email
astours.ns@gmail.com
Website
astours.rs
Bus from Radojevo to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
astours.rs
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Belgrade to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Budapest to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs

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