Trains in Serbia

Entrance of Beograd staion, Serbia

The railroad network of Serbia connects large cities to small towns across the country. Besides traveling within the country itself, the railroad lines of Serbia have international trains traveling to and from neighboring countries.

More information about trains in Serbia

 

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Eurail pass validity

The only Eurail pass that you can use for travel in Serbia is the Eurail Select Pass (3, 4 or 5 countries).

 

This Eurail pass is valid on all domestic trains within Serbia operated by the Serbian railways (Železnice Srbije). See their railway map.

 

From Belgrade (or Beograd), travelers can take a day or night train to beautiful cities on the Adriatic coast, such as Bar (in Montenegro), covering one of the most interesting and picturesque routes through the mountains, traversing 276 tunnels and numerous bridges.

 

 

 

Map with main train connections in Serbia

 

International connections

The capital city, Belgrade (or Beograd), has regular and direct rail connections with capital cities in Central and Eastern Europe. International passenger trains include a regular day and night train, the ‘Avala’, which circulates on the route Belgrade – Budapest – Vienna, and offers customers, exiting in Budapest (Hungary) and Vienna (Austria), connections to the rest of Europe.

 

There are also day and night trains running from Belgrade to Zurich (Switzerland), Munich (Germany), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Banja Luka (Bosnia), Sofia (Bulgaria), Bucharest (Romania) and Thessaloniki (Greece) running in both directions. A reservation may be required.

 

See the website Belgrade Eye for info on international trains to and from Belgrade.

 

Reservations

Train types

  • Express trains

  • Intercity trains

  • Passenger trains

Reservations are not required for domestic trains but are recommended for international trains.

 

Read more about train reservations.

 

Bicycles

Bikes are not allowed on trains in Serbia, except when dismantled and carried as hand luggage.

 

Extra info

Eurail aid office

For questions about Eurail, you can go to the international ticket office at the Beograd railway station (Belgrade), open daily: 24 hours.  See the page Eurail aid offices for detailed information and more aid offices in Europe.

 

Airport station links

From the International Airport Nikola Tesla you can continue your journey to the capital Belgrade with bus 72 to the bus station Zeleni venac (about 500m (0.3 mi) from Belgrade‘s railway station). Eurail passes are not valid on this connection.

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