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There are 10 ways to get from Vienna to Banja Luka by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus FlixBus  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb 903 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$30 - $50

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Train, bus Bocac Tours  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Graz Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Graz to Banja Luka

$65 - $101

Bus Biss-Tours  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Derventa
  2. Take the bus from Derventa to Banja Luka

$35 - $60

Train, bus via Autobusni kolodvor  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$55 - $83

Train, bus via Zagreb  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Okučani
  3. Take the bus from Okucani to Banja Luka

Drive  •  5h 31m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Banja Luka 347.1 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  6h 25m

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

$112 - $334

Fly to Sarajevo, train  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sarajevo (SJJ) VIE - SJJ
  2. Take the train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka

$143 - $290

Fly to Graz, shuttle, bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$133 - $628

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$138 - $638

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Banja Luka is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 8h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Banja Luka is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Banja Luka. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Banja Luka via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 19m.

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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 19m and costs 26€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 8h 19m to get from Vienna to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Banja Luka is 555 km. It takes approximately 5h 31m to drive from Vienna to Banja Luka.

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  • Distance: 241.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 19m

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

You can take a bus from Vienna to Banja Luka via Zagreb in around 8h 19m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Sarajevo via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Wien Zob Vib to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
globtour.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.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
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Bus from Okucani to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Bocac Tours
Phone
051/215-725
Email
bocact@teol.net
Website
bocactours.com
Bus from Graz to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
bocactours.com
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Vienna to Derventa
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Derventa to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $330
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $280

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€.

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