There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Banja Luka by bus, train, car, ferry, shuttle, night bus or plane

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Bus  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Zagreb N482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$52 - $57

Cheapest option

Train, bus, night bus  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale Re
  2. Take the bus from Trieste, Trieste to Ljubljana 977 / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Ljubljana to Banja Luka

$38 - $68

6 alternative options

Train, drive  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Villach Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Nova Gradiska 211
  3. Drive from Nova Gradiska to Banja Luka

$127 - $173

Ferry, bus  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the ferry from Venice to Pula
  2. Take the bus from Pula to Banja Luka

$110 - $139

Shuttle, bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka to Banja Luka

$87 - $406

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Venice to Banja Luka 557.8 km

$80 - $130

Fly from Venice, bus  •  9h 37m

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

$123 - $329

Shuttle to Pula, fly, bus  •  10h 17m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Zagreb (ZAG) PUY - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$102 - $587

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Banja Luka is to bus which costs 47€ - 53€ and takes 10h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Banja Luka is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Banja Luka. However, there are services departing from Liberta' Santa Chiara and arriving at Banja Luka via Venice Airport, Venice and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 57m.

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The distance between Venice and Banja Luka is 388 km. The road distance is 557.8 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Banja Luka without a car is to bus which takes 10h 57m and costs 47€ - 53€.

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It takes approximately 10h 57m to get from Venice to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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Venice to Banja Luka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice Airport, Venice station.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Venice to Banja Luka via Aeroporto MARCO POLO, Venice Airport, Venice, and Zagreb in around 10h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Zagreb via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Pula to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $110
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Nova Gradiska
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$21 - $23
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice Airport, Venice to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste, Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Ljubljana to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
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
$22
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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pepeks.hr
Bus from Pula to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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pepeks.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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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 Pula to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
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
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $110
Private
$190 - $350
Shuttle from Venezia Mestre to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $440
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$44 - $48
Private
$240 - $440
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
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Nomago
Economy
$9 - $14
Premium
$12 - $17
Family&friends
$14 - $20
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Crnja Tours
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Banja Luka is 558 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Venice to Banja Luka.

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LOT, KLM, British Airways and six other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 403+ hotels available in Banja Luka. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs 2€ - 11€.

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