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

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Bus  •  6h 1m

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

Cheapest option

Train  •  8h 10m

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

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Night bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Novi Sad MAS N1910

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Novi Sad 293 km

Shuttle  •  3h 7m

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

Budapest to Novi Sad by bus

34 Weekly Buses
6h 1m Average Duration
RSD 1703 Cheapest Price
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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

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Serbia

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Considerations leaving from Hungary

There are no current restrictions

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, returning to Hungary from Serbia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 2 Jul 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Budapest to Novi Sad is to train, which costs 5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Novi Sad is to drive which costs 12 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Novi Sad. However, there are services departing from Arany János utca M and arriving at Novi Sad MAS via Budapest Népliget bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Budapest and Novi Sad is 257 km. The road distance is 293 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Novi Sad without a car is to bus which takes 6h 1m and costs 5 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Budapest to Novi Sad, including transfers.

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Budapest to Novi Sad bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest Népliget bus station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Novi Sad is to bus which takes 6h 1m and costs 5 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft and takes 8h 10m.

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Budapest to Novi Sad bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Novi Sad MAS station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Novi Sad is 293 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Budapest to Novi Sad.

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  • Distance: 257.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 1m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Novi Sad MAS 4 times a day. Tickets cost RSD 1800 - RSD 2300 and the journey takes 4h 45m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Novi Sad via Kelebia and Subotica Predgrađe in around 8h 10m.

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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Novi Sad MAS
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RSD 1800 - RSD 2300
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 2188
Schedules at
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Shuttle from Budapest to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RSD 3396
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