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By car

Driving in Serbia:

All roads are clearly marked so it's difficult to get lost. The speed limit varies from place to place so it is important to respect and follow all road signs. If you posses a valid international or local driving license and if you are comfortable with driving on the right side of the road, then you are most welcome to drive in Serbia.

Guests who arrive by car are kindly requested to pay attention to parking and the allocated spots for parking so as to avoid having your car towed and having to pay fines. More information can be found on the City of Novi Sad websites.

Peage is charged on the following roads: E-75 Belgrade - Novi Sad, E-70 Novi Sad - Feketić - Subotica, E-75 Belgrade - Niš, E-75 Niš - Leskovac and E-70 Belgrade - Šid. Peage prices range from 2 to 40 EUR.

Bare in mind that these prices are the current ones, and may alter by the time you will be coming. You will be notified about the possible changes in due time. For any assistance during your travel through Serbia, you can call:



Train tickets are much cheaper if you buy them in the country you travel from, but if you want, you can buy tickets in advance online at:


Other useful websites: Croatian Railways: Slovenian Railways: slo-zeleznice InterRail: interrail

Budapest - Novi Sad: The trip takes about 6 hours.

Budapest to Novi Sad - Departures daily from Keleti Railway station at 13:00 and 22:20 Novi Sad to Budapest - Departures daily to Keleti Railway station at 08:35 and 23:22 Ticket Price: 79.60 EUR (round-trip)

Novi Sad Train Station Jase Tomica Boulevard 6, 21000 Novi Sad +381 (0) 21 443200

Ljubljana - Belgrade:

Ljubljana to Belgrade: Departures daily at 08:15 Ticket Price: 49,20 EUR one-way, 78,80 EUR round trip. Beograd Special - 25 EUR for departures during the day and people under the age of 20.

Belgrade to Ljubljana: Departures daily at 10:30 Ticket Price: 49,20 EUR one-way, 78,80 EUR round trip.

Zagreb - Belgrade: The train takes around 7 hours and once in Belgrade you can take a train or a bus from the Central Station (nearby) to Novi Sad.

Zagreb to Belgrade: Departures daily at 21:40, 11:03, 17:25 and 23:55 Belgrade to Zagreb: Departures daily at 05:15, 10:20, 15:20

Ticket price: 22 EUR one-way, 39 EUR round trip

Belgrade Train Station +381 (0) 11 3602899


Belgrade Airport to Belgrade Bus/Train Station: Belgrade "Nikola Tesla" airport is 15km away from the centre of Belgrade. There are two places you can get on the bus: one is next to Terminal 1 entrance and the other is in front of the Arrivals entrance.

Look for the A1 line. The price is 300 RSD per person. It takes you to the center of Belgrade to Slavija Square. There is also a line from Slavija Square to Belgrade airport.

Belgrade Central Bus Station to Novi Sad: Buses run every 15 to 45 minutes and the ride takes an hour and a half.

If you prefer to travel by taxi you can rent it upfront at a price of 30.00€ per vehicle (1-4 persons).

If there is a group of you (up to 8 people) you can rent a minivan at a price of 102.00€ per vehicle (1/8 people).

These numbers may be of use to you:

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


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 30eur (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:

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

Local transport


Numerous taxi companies of Novi Sad will make sure you get to your location it the fastest and safest way with affordable prices.

On average, the start is about 100 dinars and every kilometer is 35 dinars. The average price from the main bus station and the train station to the fort is approximately 150 to 200 dinars. These prices apply only if you call the taxi with your phone. After you have entered the vehicle, check to see if the meter is running and pay when you reach your destination. The minimal fee depends on the company, but it is usually around 100 dinars. Call one of the listed companies because the companies that are not registered can be more expensive.


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


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


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. The average price for a meal per person is €3 to €10. Local beer costs around 1.2€, imported beer is €1.5 to €2.5, a cup of espresso coffee costs from €0.8 to €1.2 and juices are 1 to 1.5€. Most restaurants close at 11pm. Numerous fast food restaurants and grill stands are open 24 hours a day, and the average price for a meal is 1.4€. We hope you will enjoy your food here!


Serbia is a 3G 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.


The city centre, where most people hang around during festival days, is a wireless internet zone, so you will be able to get online from there provided that you have your laptop with you. 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.


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.

Rough ideas on prices: Beer can = from €0.8 Cigarettes = from €1 Taxis = up to €3 from Novi Sad centre to the festival site


Tourist Organization of Serbia, Dečanska 8a/v 11000 Belgrade +381 (0) 11 3342521

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


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


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.


Police +381 192 Military Police +381 9860 Fire Brigade +381 193 Time +381 195

Information +381 (0) 700 098210 Information Centre +381 985 International Calls +381 901

Urgent medical help +381 194 Red Cross +381 (0) 21 422454 Medical Institute - Sremska Kamenica +381 (0) 21 4805700 ER +381 (0) 21 612022 Children's Hospital +381 (0) 21 425200 Pharmacy 00-24h Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 7, phone +381 (0) 21/420374 "Tilia" Bulevar Osloboðenja 3, phone +381 (0) 21/443857

AMSS-road assistance +381 (0) 21/987

Novi Sad Central Bus Station +381 (0) 21 444021 +381 (0) 21 444022 +381 (0) 21 444023

Novi Sad Central Train Station: +381 (0) 21 443200

Area codes for Europe: (Dial 00+ for calls outside of Serbia)

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