The closest airport to the Novi Sad, Serbia is the Belgrade airport “Nikola Tesla”, 80 km or 1-1.5 hours away and is well served with international and domestic flights. Another good solution is the Budapest airport in Hungary. Only 286 km from Novi Sad (4-5 hours ride with our official shuttles), Budapest airport has a good deal of low-cost flights every day.
- By car/coach
Novi Sad is located on the E75 motorway (Budapest-Belgrade). It is 350 km away from Budapest and 80 km from Belgrade. The E70 (Zagreb-Belgrade) motorway runs in the vicinity of Novi Sad.
- By bus
City buses numbers 3, 5, 8, 11 A and 11 B run by the Novi Sad Fair.
- By ship
Novi Sad is located on the Rhine-Main-Danube waterway, so it can also be accessed by ship. This waterway connects nine countries and six European capitals.
FROM BELGRADE AIRPORT
Novi Sad is 70 km / 45 miles from the Belgrade airport
By Taxi: If you decide to take the taxi from the Belgrade airport to Novi Sad, the ride will cost you around 55eur (per cab, not per person). You shouldn't have to pay more and make sure to find out the price beforehand. The trip will take you about an hour.
Belgrade Airport to Belgrade Bus/Train Station: Belgrade airport is 15km from the center of Belgrade. One bus stop is next to Terminal 1 and the other one is in the front of the Arrivals entrance.
Airport Belgrade Info telephone +381 (0) 11 601424 Belgrade Airport Website: http://www.beg.aero/welcome.54.html
Novi Sad Train Station Jase Tomica Boulevard 6, 21000 Novi Sad +381 (0) 21 443200
Novi Sad Central Bus Station Jase Tomica Boulevard 6, 21000 Novi Sad +381 (0) 21 444021 +381 (0) 21 444022 +381 (0) 21 444023
Belgrade Central Bus Station +381 (0) 11 636299
Parking Service Novi Sad +381 (0) 21 4724140
Belgrade Central Train Station +381 (0) 11 3602899
AirSerbia - Novi Sad office Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 18, Novi Sad +381 (0) 21 456177 http://www.airserbia.com/
Local transport TAXI COMPANIES
Numerous taxi companies of Novi Sad will make sure you get to your location it the fastest and safest way with affordable prices.
Our taxi +381 (0) 21 300300
Novus +381 (0) 21 500700
Grand taxi +381 (0) 21 433100
Delta taxi +381 (0) 21 522622
Pan taxi +381 (0) 21 455555
SOS taxi +381 (0) 21 450400
Super taxi +381 (0) 21 455111
Vojvodjani +381 (0) 21 522333
National taxi +381 (0) 21 444888
Red taxi +381 (0) 21 445577 BIKE RENTALS
At Novi Sad you have the possibility of renting a bike for 20 dinars per hour or 100 dinars for the entire day and contribute to the ecological awareness and cleanliness of the city, the state, the continent and the planet. The users must register first at the scene for a price of 500 where you get a unique chip with unlimited duration. Be sure to bring your ID card!
There are 5 stations in the city where you can rent a bike: at SPENS, the main entrance at “Shtrand”, at the train station, at the centre by the national theatre as well as in the campus of the University of Novi Sad.From the 1st of July there will be two more stations- at Novo Naselje in front of the Rodić market in the boulevard of Jovan Dučić, as well as in Rumenačka ulica, in front od ABC. For other information, as well as the photo gallery, you can visit the site of parking service for bike rentals at NS BIKE.
Local informations FOOD AND DRINK
Novi Sad is well-known for the abundance of good food and top-ranked gastronomic restaurants. The most popular specialties include grilled meat (you must try Leskovački ćevap (pronounced Lehskovachky chevap)). Another local feature is Karlovački Bermet, red wine which was highly acclaimed at the Viennese Court.
There are many restaurants in Novi Sad which serve international and national cuisine, Italian specialties, Chinese food, fish and vegetarian food. We hope you will enjoy your food here!
Serbia is a 4G zone
You can easily reach any part of the world from Serbia, using telephone connections. Mobile telephones and public telephone booths are at your disposal. Pay-phone cards, 060/061/062/063/064/065/069 cell phone SIM cards as well as electronically prepaid airtime to any value you wish are available at most of the kiosks around the city. INTERNET
In the city centre you will be able to get online. The username and password are usualy both "gost" (without the quotation marks), but you'll be able to find a sign with the username/pass parametres at the following hotspots in the city:
Trg slobode Katolička porta Laze Telečkog Trifkovićev trg Zmaj Jovina - Vladičanski dvor Gimnazijska ulica Dunavska ulica Dunavski park Petrovaradinska tvrđava Skejt park SPENS Železnička stanica ŠTRAND Kej Cafes around the town can have either public Internet, or their own (some do not have any). Ask the staff to give you the parametres. CURRENCY
The currency in Serbia is the 'Dinar' (or codenamed: RSD) - this is hard to come across in the UK as most banks don't stock the currency. You can buy your currency at Belgrade airport when you arrive.
Dinar banknotes are available in units of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000 and 5000. Mastercard and Visa are generally accepted in shops, cafes and restaurants. ATM machines are available all over the city of Novi Sad.
For the current exchange rate click here.
TOURIST INFO CENTRES
Tourist Organization of Serbia, Dečanska 8a/v 11000 Belgrade +381 (0) 11 3342521 http://www.serbia.travel/
Tourist Information Centre, Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 9, 21000 Novi Sad +381 (0) 21 421811
Tourist Organization of Vojvodina, Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 6, 21000 Novi Sad +381 (0) 21 452910
NS CENTAR Corner of Zmaj Jovine and Modene, Novi Sad Tel +381 (0) 21 4724864 LANGUAGE
Official language in Serbia is Serbian, with Ekavian and Iekavian dialects. The official scripts are both Cyrillic and Latin.
Some Serbian pleasantries:
Hello - Ciao (universally) or Zdravo. Goodbye - Ciao (universally) or Doviđenja. Pleased to meet you - Drago mi je. How are you? - Kako ste? (formal way) or Kako si? (informal way) Well thanks - Dobro, hvala. Where are you from? - Odakle ste? (formal way) or Odakle si? (informal way) I'm from... - Ja sam iz... Yes / No - Da / Ne Excuse Me - Izvinite (formal way) or Izvini (informal way) Sorry - Pardon or Izvinite Please - Molim Thanks - Hvala Many Thanks - Puno hvala You're welcome - Nema na chemu I'd like a ... - Zelim... Beer - Pivo I'd like a beer please - Molim vas pivo. Where are the toilets? - Gde su toaleti? How much is it? - Koliko koshta? I don't understand - Ja ne razumem. Do you speak English? - Govorite li engleski?
1 - jedan 2 - dva 3 - tri 4 - četiri (chetiri) 5 - pet 6 - šest (shest) 7 - sedam 8 - osam 9 - devet 10 - deset VISAS
EU citizens, citizens of EU membership candidate countries, Croatia, the USA and Canada do not need visas for Serbia. However, you do need your passport, so please do not forget to bring it. Please find more detailed information about visas at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia website.
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Novi Sad Central Train Station: +381 (0) 21 443200
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