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There are 6 ways to get from Lovran to Banja Luka by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Rijeka  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Zagreb Rijeka - Frankfurt / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$50 - $72

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Lovran Hotel Villa Clara to Zagreb Central Bus Station Lovran Hotel Villa Clara - Zagreb Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$44 - $65

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Bus #2  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Banja Luka

Bus #3  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Banja Luka

$53 - $63

Drive  •  3h 56m

  1. Drive from Lovran to Banja Luka 368.5 km

$45 - $65

Bus, fly  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Lovran to Loborika
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zagreb (ZAG) PUY - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$86 - $238

Lovran to Banja Luka by bus and walk

The journey time between Lovran and Banja Luka is around 24h 3m and covers a distance of around 383 km. The fastest journey normally takes 18h 13m. Services are operated by Brioni Pula, Croatia Bus Domestic and Pepeks Zagreb. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
24h 3m
Fastest journey time:
18h 13m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$53
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:47
Last service departs at:
19:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lovran to Banja Luka bus and walk schedules

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  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Conditions of entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina from Croatia

  • No quarantine required
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • No quarantine required
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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Yes, entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently allowed from Croatia.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Banja Luka is 121.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Banja Luka is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Banja Luka is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 121.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Institute of Public Health of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Lovran to Banja Luka is to bus, which costs 270 kn - 410 kn and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Lovran to Banja Luka is to drive which costs 280 kn - 410 kn and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lovran to Banja Luka. However, there are services departing from Lovran Hotel Villa Clara and arriving at Banja Luka via Rijeka and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 11m.

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The distance between Lovran and Banja Luka is 236 km. The road distance is 368.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lovran to Banja Luka without a car is to bus via Rijeka which takes 7h 11m and costs 310 kn - 460 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Lovran to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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Lovran to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Toping Trade, depart from Rijeka station.

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The quickest flight from Pula Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Lovran to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Toping Trade, arrive at Banja Luka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lovran to Banja Luka is 369 km. It takes approximately 3h 56m to drive from Lovran to Banja Luka.

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Map of how to get from Lovran to Banja Luka.
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  • Distance: 236.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 11m

What companies run services between Lovran, Croatia and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Lovran to Banja Luka via Rijeka and Zagreb in around 7h 11m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Bus operators
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Email
info@bus60.hr
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.hr
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Lovran to Loborika
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Rijeka Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Crnja Tours
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
Bus from Rijeka bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Book at
pepeks.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Book 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
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Bus from Rijeka to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Lovran Hotel Villa Clara to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
Autotrans d.d.

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