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There are 4 ways to get from Vienna to Banja Luka by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Banja Luka K983

$30 - $40

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Banja Luka 555.3 km

$60 - $95

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  6h 24m

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

$104 - $741

Fly to Banja Luka  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Banja Luka (BNX) VIE - BNX

$37 - $69

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Banja Luka is to bus which costs 27€ - 35€ and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Banja Luka is to fly which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 5h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Banja Luka. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Vienna and Banja Luka is 387 km. The road distance is 555.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Banja Luka without a car is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs 27€ - 35€.

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The bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Banja Luka takes 8h 30m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Vienna to Banja Luka bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Banja Luka is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs 27€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Vienna to Banja Luka bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Banja Luka station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Banja Luka.
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  • Distance: 386.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Banja Luka twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 8h 30m. Croatia Bus International also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Cairo Aviation flies from Vienna to Banja Luka twice a week.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$16 - $45
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien Erdberg to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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
$23
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
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topingtrade.com
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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Banja Luka is 555 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Vienna to Banja Luka.

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Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Banja Luka bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 372+ hotels available in Banja Luka. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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