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

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Bus via Zagreb  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Wien Erdberg to Zagreb 905 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$31 - $51

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Train, bus  •  9h 59m

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

$43 - $67

Bus  •  10h 25m

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

$35 - $60

Train, bus via Zagreb  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$39 - $57

Train, bus #2  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Dobova Ec
  2. Take the train from Dobova to Okucani
  3. Take the bus from Okucani to Banja Luka

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Banja Luka 347.1 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Banja Luka  •  7h 50m

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

$148 - $507

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

$106 - $343

Fly to Sarajevo, train  •  9h 22m

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

$147 - $311

Fly to Split, bus  •  10h 31m

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

$127 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Banja Luka is to bus via Zagreb which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 7h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Banja Luka is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Banja Luka. However, there are services departing from Wien Erdberg and arriving at Banja Luka via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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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 via Zagreb which takes 7h 59m and costs 26€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 7h 59m to get from Vienna to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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Vienna to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, depart from Wien Erdberg station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Banja Luka is to bus via Zagreb which takes 7h 59m and costs 26€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 120€ - 450€ and takes 7h 50m.

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There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Banja Luka Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Banja Luka.
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  • Distance: 241.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 59m

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 7h 59m. Alternatively, Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Vienna to Banja Luka 3 times a day.

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 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Vienna to Banja Luka via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Banja Luka via Split, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Banja Luka via Dubrovnik, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Banja Luka via Thessaloniki, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Banja Luka via Skopje, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Sarajevo via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cd.cz
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
oebb.at
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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Dobova
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
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
Bus from Split to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
croatiabus.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
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
$25 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.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
$23 - $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

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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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Austrian Airlines and Air Serbia offer flights from Vienna Airport to Banja Luka Airport.

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There are 346+ hotels available in Banja Luka. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 6€ - 19€.

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