There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Banja Luka by bus, shuttle, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus via Zagreb  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$30 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Slavonski Brod 956
  2. Take the bus from Derventa to Banja Luka

$30 - $53

7 alternative options

Shuttle, bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Novi Sad Door to door Shuttle
  2. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Banja Luka

$48 - $72

Train, bus  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Dugo Selo D
  2. Take the train from Dugo Selo to Okučani En
  3. Take the bus from Okucani to Banja Luka

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Banja Luka 314.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Budapest to Sarajevo, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sarajevo (SJJ) BUD - SJJ
  2. Take the train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka

$63 - $328

Fly Budapest to Zagreb, bus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zagreb (ZAG) BUD - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$136 - $447

Fly Budapest to Banja Luka  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Banja Luka (BNX) BUD - BNX

$49 - $208

Train to Vienna, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zagreb (ZAG) VIE - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$166 - $508

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Banja Luka. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Banja Luka via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 29 min.

More details

The distance between Budapest and Banja Luka is 334 km. The road distance is 503.3 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Budapest to Banja Luka without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 29 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to get from Budapest to Banja Luka, including transfers.

More details

Budapest to Banja Luka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

More details

The best way to get from Budapest to Banja Luka is to bus which takes 8 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 9 h 56 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Sarajevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

Search flights

Budapest to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Pepeks Zagreb, arrive at Banja Luka station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Banja Luka is 503 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Budapest to Banja Luka.

Get driving directions

Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Budapest to Banja Luka.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 208.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 29 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Banja Luka via Zagreb in around 8 h 29 min. Alternatively, Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Air Serbia and seven other airlines fly from Budapest to Banja Luka 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Vienna, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Zurich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Warsaw, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Bucharest Otopeni, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Skopje, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Podgorica, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Milan Malpensa, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $360
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Train operators
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-Déli to Dugo Selo
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Dugo Selo to Okučani
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $18
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Bus from Okucani to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
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
Bocac Tours
Phone
051/215-725
Email
bocact@teol.net
Website
bocactours.com
Bus from Novi Sad to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
bocactours.com
Tourist Company
Phone
066 890 490
Email
tourist@teol.net
Website
touristcompany.ba
Bus from Novi Sad to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
touristcompany.ba
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Derventa to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba

Want to know more about travelling around Bosnia and Herzegovina

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 277+ hotels available in Banja Luka. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

More details