There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Banja Luka by bus, 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.

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Bus via Zagreb  •  8 h 5 min

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

$30 - $47

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Train, bus  •  10 h 35 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

Bus  •  11 h 4 min

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

$35 - $58

Bus Crnja Tours  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás
  2. Take the bus from Székesfehérvár to Slavonski Brod
  3. Take the bus from Derventa to Banja Luka

$40 - $64

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Banja Luka 314.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9 h 21 min

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

$135 - $446

Fly 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

$64 - $329

Fly to Banja Luka  •  9 h 32 min

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

$53 - $212

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Banja Luka is to bus which costs 8 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Banja Luka is to drive which costs 15 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 4 h 52 min.

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

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Budapest to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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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 5 min.

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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 5 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia and six other airlines fly from Budapest to Banja Luka twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Vienna, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Zurich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Warsaw, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Banja Luka via Bucharest Otopeni, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $360
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
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
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Dugo Selo to Okučani
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
$29
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
3 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
Bocac Tours
Phone
051/215-725
Email
bocact@teol.net
Website
bocactours.com
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
bocactours.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Székesfehérvár to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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

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