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

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Bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Ruma

RSD 4750 - RSD 6500

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Train  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Ivanic Grad to Osijek Re
  3. Take the train from Bogojevo to Novi Sad

RSD 3370 - RSD 7836

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Train, bus  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Slavonski Brod 211 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Novi Sad

RSD 3472 - RSD 10916

Night bus, bus  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the night bus from Ljubljana bus station to Sremska Mitrovica N1900
  2. Take the bus from Sremska Mitrovica to Sremska Kamenica - centar

Drive  •  5h 3m

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Novi Sad 514.2 km

RSD 6000 - RSD 9000

Fly from Ljubljana, bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Belgrade (BEG) LJU - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Novi Sad

RSD 10164 - RSD 40330

Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly, bus  •  10h 19m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Belgrade (BEG) KLU - BEG
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Novi Sad

RSD 20856 - RSD 46170

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly, bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Belgrade (BEG) ZAG - BEG
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Novi Sad

RSD 11091 - RSD 57332

Shuttle to Vienna, fly, bus  •  11h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Belgrade (BEG) VIE - BEG
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Novi Sad

RSD 11767 - RSD 95414

Ljubljana to Novi Sad by bus

The bus journey time between Ljubljana and Novi Sad is around 10h 15m and covers a distance of around 550 km. The fastest bus normally takes 10h 15m. Services are operated by Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz, Sirmium Bus d.o.o., Šidexpres Šid and others. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
10h 15m
Fastest bus time:
10h 15m
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
10:00
Last bus departs at:
10:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ljubljana to Novi Sad bus schedules

Slovenia → Serbia
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Serbia from Slovenia.

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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 Slovenia from Serbia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Novi Sad is to bus which costs €40 - €60 and takes 8h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from Ljubljana to Novi Sad is to drive which takes 5h 3m and costs €50 - €80.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana to Novi Sad. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Novi Sad via Ruma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Novi Sad. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Novi Sad via Zagreb Glavni Kol., Ivanic Grad, Osijek, Erdut and Bogojevo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 5m.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Novi Sad is 424 km. The road distance is 514.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Novi Sad without a car is to bus which takes 8h 27m and costs €40 - €60.

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It takes approximately 8h 27m to get from Ljubljana to Novi Sad, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Novi Sad bus services, operated by Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Novi Sad train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Novi Sad is to bus which takes 8h 27m and costs €40 - €60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €28 - €70 and takes 14h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Novi Sad.
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  • Distance: 423.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 27m

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Novi Sad, Serbia?

Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz operates a bus from Ljubljana to Ruma once daily. Tickets cost RSD 4600 and the journey takes 6h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Novi Sad via Zagreb Glavni Kol., Ivanic Grad, Osijek, Erdut, and Bogojevo in around 14h 5m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 30000 - RSD 34000
Flights from Klagenfurt to Belgrade via Cologne Bonn, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RSD 30000 - RSD 34000
Flights from Vienna to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 9000 - RSD 33000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 7000 - RSD 26000
Flights from Zagreb to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 7000 - RSD 17000
Flights from Vienna to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 7500 - RSD 30000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Belgrade via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 20000 - RSD 49000
Flights from Klagenfurt to Belgrade via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 19000 - RSD 42000
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 6500 - RSD 9000
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 2900 - RSD 3900
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 2100 - RSD 3900
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
RSD 2200 - RSD 2800
Regional Train Ticket
RSD 2100 - RSD 2800
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
RSD 3200 - RSD 3900
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 1000 - RSD 2100
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
RSD 1100 - RSD 1500
Regional Train Ticket
RSD 1000 - RSD 1300
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
RSD 1700 - RSD 2100
Bus operators
Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz
Phone
+381 11 7614 715
Email
office@transprodukt.rs
Website
transprodukt.rs
Bus from Ljubljana to Ruma
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 4600
Schedules at
transprodukt.rs
Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.
Phone
043 277 100
Website
cazmatrans.hr
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RSD 1300 - RSD 1900
Schedules at
cazmatrans.hr
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Ljubljana bus station to Sremska Mitrovica
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 2800 - RSD 3400
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sirmium Bus d.o.o.
Phone
+381 22 631 379
Email
info@sirmiumbus.rs
Website
sirmiumbus.rs
Bus from Sremska Mitrovica to Sremska Kamenica - centar
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
sirmiumbus.rs
Nis Ekspres
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RSD 1100 - RSD 17000
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
RSD 1100 - RSD 3800
Private
RSD 5000 - RSD 17000
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RSD 3400 - RSD 27000
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
RSD 3400 - RSD 4200
Private
RSD 13000 - RSD 27000
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RSD 4500 - RSD 75000
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
RSD 4500 - RSD 6500
Private
RSD 32000 - RSD 75000

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Belgrade Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Ljubljana to Novi Sad bus services, operated by Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz, arrive at Ruma station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Novi Sad is 514 km. It takes approximately 5h 3m to drive from Ljubljana to Novi Sad.

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Air Serbia and Lufthansa offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Belgrade Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Novi Sad. Prices start at RSD 8750 per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs €21 - €40.

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