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There are 5 ways to get from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest - Népliget to Novi Sad 1910

RSD 1948 - RSD 2472

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Train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kelebia Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Subotica to Novi Sad

RSD 1316 - RSD 1785

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Bus via Szeged  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Airport to Szeged Viztoroni ter Budapest - Timisoara / ...
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Novi Sad 607

RSD 2756 - RSD 18486

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad 291.2 km

RSD 3100 - RSD 4600

Shuttle  •  3h 4m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad Door to door Shuttle

RSD 2817

Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad by walk, subway, tram and bus

The journey time between Budapest Keleti Station and Novi Sad is around 5h 6m and covers a distance of around 292 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 3m. Services are operated by BKK, Fudeks and FlixBus. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 6m
Fastest journey time:
5h 3m
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
RSD 1748
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:04
Last service departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad walk, subway, tram and bus schedules

Hungary → Serbia
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International entry into Serbia from Hungary

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Serbia from Hungary

  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro and North Macedonia

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Rules to follow in Serbia

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Hungary

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Serbia is currently allowed from Hungary.

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Novi Sad is 00381(64) 8945235.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Novi Sad is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Novi Sad is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00381(64) 8945235.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Hungary from Serbia.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad is to train which costs 4 000 Ft - 5 500 Ft and takes 8h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad is to drive. Taking this option will cost 9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest Keleti Station station to Novi Sad. However, there are services departing from Budapest Keleti station and arriving at Novi Sad via Budapest Airport, Tarján, víztorony and Szeged. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Novi Sad via Kelebia and Subotica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

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The distance between Budapest Keleti Station and Novi Sad is 257 km. The road distance is 291.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad without a car is to bus which takes 6h 4m and costs 5 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad, including transfers.

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Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad bus services, operated by Christian Transfers, depart from Budapest Airport station.

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Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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The best way to get from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad is to bus which takes 6h 4m and costs 5 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 4 000 Ft - 5 500 Ft and takes 8h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad.
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  • Distance: 256.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Budapest Keleti Station, Hungary and Novi Sad, Serbia?

Fudeks operates a bus from Budapest - Népliget to Novi Sad 4 times a day. Tickets cost RSD 1600 - RSD 2800 and the journey takes 4h 45m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad via Budapest-Keleti, Kelebia, and Subotica in around 8h 4m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Novi Sad MAS
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RSD 1800 - RSD 2300
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Christian Transfers
Phone
+44 7440 708355
Website
christiantransfers.eu
Bus from Budapest Airport to Szeged Viztoroni ter
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RSD 3900 - RSD 16000
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
RSD 3900 - RSD 5500
Private Shuttle
RSD 11000 - RSD 16000
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 to Szeged, Viztorony tér
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RSD 650 - RSD 950
Website
RegioJet
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RSD 2817
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
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Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad bus services, operated by Volan, arrive at Novi Sad station.

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Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Novi Sad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad is 291 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Budapest Keleti Station to Novi Sad.

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