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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Subotica by bus, night train, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Subotica

RSD 1955

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Night train, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Ferencvaros Night Train
  2. Take the train from Ferencvaros to Subotica 343

RSD 1594 - RSD 3264

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Train  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Subotica 343

RSD 5167 - RSD 8175

Bus via Bratislava  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Main train station to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop Vienna - Bratislava / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Mlynské Nivy to Subotica 279 / ...

RSD 2841 - RSD 5044

Drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Subotica 437.8 km

RSD 5000 - RSD 8000

Door to door Shuttle  •  4h 17m

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

RSD 4203

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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 45€ - 65€ and takes 4h 12m.

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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 Ferencvaros. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 17m.

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The distance between Vienna and Subotica is 342 km. The road distance is 437.8 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 Romanian Railways (CFR), 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 40€ - 70€ and takes 7h 37m.

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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 1955 and the journey takes 6h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Subotica via Budapest-Keleti in around 7h 37m.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Night train from Wien Hbf to Ferencvaros
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 600 - RSD 2100
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
RSD 600 - RSD 800
1st Class
RSD 1800 - RSD 2100
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 650 - RSD 2200
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
RSD 650 - RSD 850
1st Class
RSD 1900 - RSD 2200
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferencvaros to Subotica
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 950 - RSD 1200
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Subotica
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 1000 - RSD 1200
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 4100 - RSD 6500
Website
Railjet
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 5000 - RSD 7000
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RSD 500 - RSD 750
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RSD 440 - RSD 650
Website
RegioJet
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 Central Station to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RSD 850 - RSD 1100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bratislava to Subotica
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RSD 2400 - RSD 2900
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Bratislava, Mlynské Nivy to Subotica
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 2800 - RSD 4000
Website
Eurolines FR
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Bratislava AS Mlynske Nivy to Subotica
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
RSD 1700 - RSD 2200
Schedules at
lasta.rs
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Vienna to Subotica
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RSD 4203
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
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 Subotica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Subotica is 438 km. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Vienna to Subotica.

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