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There are 9 ways to get from Bucharest to Novi Sad by bus, train, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  13 h 37 min

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

$31 - $62

Cheapest option

Fly to Timisoara, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Timisoara (TSR) OTP - TSR
  2. Take the bus from Timişoara to Denta
  3. Take the bus from Banatski Sokolac to Novi Sad

$24 - $107

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  17 h 57 min

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

$34 - $51

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 50 min

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

$45 - $77

Train  •  24 h 41 min

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

$78 - $124

Night train, train, bus  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Bekescsaba D / ...
  2. Take the train from Bekescsaba to Szeged R
  3. Take the bus from Szeged to Novi Sad 603 / ...

$50 - $74

Drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Novi Sad 447.9 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Belgrade, shuttle  •  6 h 37 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 31 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 bus which costs $30 - $65 and takes 13 h 37 min.

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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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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 Brasov and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 41 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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The best way to get from Bucharest to Novi Sad without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 37 min and costs $30 - $65.

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

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Bucharest to Novi Sad bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Novi Sad train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Novi Sad is to bus which takes 13 h 37 min and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $130 and takes 24 h 41 min.

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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 Brasov and Budapest-Keleti in around 24 h 41 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Bekescsaba
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Bekescsaba
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cd.cz
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
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Budapest
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
mayer-transport.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

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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
Bus from Ploiești to Szeged
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Szeged, Viztorony tér
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
regiojet.com
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
$2 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
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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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Belgrade Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bucharest to Novi Sad bus services, operated by Fudeks, arrive at Novi Sad station.

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Novi Sad is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 4:20 AM in Bucharest and 3:20 AM in Novi Sad.

Bucharest to Novi Sad train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Novi Sad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Novi Sad is 717 km. It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to drive from Bucharest to Novi Sad.

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Air Serbia and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Belgrade Airport.

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There are 779+ hotels available in Novi Sad. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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