How to Reach Novi Sad - The Easiest Way to Reach Novi Sad


  • By Air: The closest airport to Novi Sad is the Nikola Tesla International Airport; it’s about an hour away from the city near Belgrade. There are no direct buses running to Novi Sad from the airport. However, taxis ply between the two locations frequently. Autoturist is a good option.
  • By Train: Trains run regularly to and from Budapest and the ticket is fairly inexpensive. You’ll have to share your compartment with five other people if you’re travelling solo.
  • By Car: You can take the E 75 highway that connects Belgrade and Budapest. The highway passes only 5 km away from Novi Sad.
  • By Bus: Buses leave for the city from Belgrade every 15 minutes. Novi Sad is also well-connected to cities like Budapest, Osijek, Sarajevo and Bosnia among others. You can also take a bus to Novi Sad from Germany and Austria.


  • On Foot: With a street map or GPS, you’ll be able to find your way around Novi Sad quite easily. The city centre is small and all the main attractions are walking distance. Sightseeing and calorie burning go hand in hand, dear travellers.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are metred and are not too expensive. You can choose taxi companies like Delta, SOS, Pan, Red, MB and others. Remember not to choose unaffiliated taxis; they will definitely fleece you.
  • By Bus: The bus service in Novi Sad is extremely reliable. You will have to buy tickets from the bus driver himself.
  • By Bicycle: Many of Novi Sad’s avenues have cycling paths.

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Modes of Transportation in Novi Sad

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Novi Sad. The most preferred mode of transport in Novi Sad is Car.

Average distance: 8.31 km Average time: 19 min

  • Car 47.37%
    Driving 17.89 min Walking 0.78 min Overall average time for 13.78 kms 18.67 min
  • Bike 15.79%
    Bike 12.33 min Overall average time for 3.53 kms 12.33 min
  • Walking 26.32%
    Walking 20.6 min Bike 2.4 min Overall average time for 1.6 kms 23 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 5.26%
    Bus 15 min Walking 4 min Waiting 3 min Overall average time for 7 kms 22 min

How to Reach Novi Sad from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Putinci to Novi Sad 32.49 km 32 mins
Belgrade to Novi Sad 84.8 km 1 hour 24 mins
Pancevo to Novi Sad 98.73 km 1 hour 38 mins
Szeged to Novi Sad 108.89 km 1 hour 48 mins
Timișoara to Novi Sad 163.44 km 2 hours 43 mins
Sarajevo to Novi Sad 216.48 km 3 hours 36 mins
Niš to Novi Sad 305.56 km 5 hours 5 mins
Skopje to Novi Sad 383.45 km 6 hours 23 mins
Bratislava to Novi Sad 428.94 km 7 hours 8 mins
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