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There are 4 ways to get from Vienna to Subotica by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Subotica

RSD 1954

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Train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kelebia Re / ...

RSD 9579 - RSD 16315

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Subotica 437.7 km

RSD 4800 - RSD 7500

Door to door Shuttle  •  5h 16m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna to Subotica Door to door Shuttle

RSD 4438

Vienna to Subotica by bus

The bus journey time between Vienna and Subotica is around 6h 20m and covers a distance of around 435 km. The fastest bus normally takes 6h 20m. Services are operated by Nis Ekspres. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 20m
Fastest bus time:
6h 20m
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
RSD 1954
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
18:00
Last bus departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna to Subotica bus schedules

Austria → Serbia
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International entry into Serbia from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Serbia from Austria

  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro and North Macedonia

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Rules to follow in Serbia

2m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Serbia from Austria.

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Subotica is 00381(64) 8945235.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Subotica is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Subotica is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00381(64) 8945235.

Yes, entry into Austria from Serbia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Subotica is to bus which costs 17€ and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Subotica is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna and arriving at Subotica. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Subotica. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Subotica via Budapest-Keleti and Kelebia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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The distance between Vienna and Subotica is 342 km. The road distance is 437.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Subotica without a car is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs 17€.

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The bus from Vienna to Subotica takes 6h 20m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Vienna to Subotica bus services, operated by Nis Ekspres, depart from Vienna station.

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Vienna to Subotica train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Subotica is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs 17€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 8h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Subotica.
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  • Distance: 342 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Subotica, Serbia?

Nis Ekspres operates a bus from Vienna to Subotica twice a week. Tickets cost RSD 1954 and the journey takes 6h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Subotica via Budapest-Keleti and Kelebia in around 8h 5m.

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 Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RSD 5000 - RSD 7000
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RSD 4100 - RSD 6500
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 8500 - RSD 16000
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Vienna to Subotica
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RSD 4438
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
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terratravel.rs

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Vienna to Subotica bus services, operated by Nis Ekspres, arrive at Subotica station.

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Vienna to Subotica train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Kelebia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Subotica is 438 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Vienna to Subotica.

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There are five+ hotels available in Subotica. Prices start at RSD 8750 per night.

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