Belgrade is situated at the crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe, leading to the Aegean Sea, Asia Minor and the Middle East. Belgrade is the point of connecting Western and Central-European countries with Eastern and Southeastern Europe. This position allows easy access to various types of transportation.
‘Nikola Tesla’, Belgrade’s airport, also the largest and most important airport in the country is located about 18 km from the city center. The airport code is IATA BEG, ICAO airport LYBE. Working hours are from 4:45 a.m. to 11:40 p.m daily. The Open Sky Agreement allows low-cost airlines to operate flights to/from Serbia (German Wings, Fly Niki, Wizz Air…) and international airlines (such as Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Air France, JAT) also have flights connecting Belgrade to major European cities. In the lobby of the baggage claim at the International Arrivals there is the counter of Tourist Organization of Serbia and they are at your disposal for any additional information. In Terminal 1 and 2 there are several banks, ATMs, and money exchange offices.
For more information visit airport’s web presentation: http://www.beg.aero/welcome.54.html
Timetable between Belgrade and other world cities can be found here: http://www.beg.aero/passengers/flights/seasonal_timetable.84.html
Bus transport from & to the airport:
Route: Airport- City Center (Zeleni venac) Line 72, from 4:40 a.m. to 23:40, every 30 min
ticket price: 73 RSD
Belgrade lies at the crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe since the highway runs right through the city, therefore Belgrade cannot be missed! The city is located at the intersection of the international E70-E75 highway. Foreign citizens are required to have a national driver’s license, traffic permit and an insurance policy.
Speed limit in residential areas is 60 km/h. The law requires driving with lights on during the day. For help on the way or any information relating to traffic regulations, road tolls and other, you can contact the call center of Automotive Association of Serbia to number 1987 (for landlines and all mobile networks), from 00-24 h. Website: http://www.amss.org.rs
Belgrade can also be reached by train. The train station is centrally located in downtown with easy access to any part of the city. You should have in mind that Serbian railway system is not as advanced as other European railways due to the years of isolation it has faced.
Belgrade is connected with all major European capitals. Timetables for international departures can be checked here: Link: http:188.8.131.52:8080 / Redvoznje / index.php or www.zeleznicesrbije.com
Avoid taxi drivers who will besiege you around the main railway station. Price lists of these taxi drivers usually vary significantly in relation to the official price list and can cost you money and nerves.
For more information, please contact the nearby Tourist info service, which is located at the station.
BAS (Belgrade bus station) is next to the train station, therefore in the city center. The bus station is also well connected with majorcenters in Europe. Tourist Info Service is also nearby for any additional information.
Belgrade is the city of Danube and Sava rivers and can be reached with a scenic cruise on the Danube (which runs in totality of 588 km). Also, Belgrade is connected with the Northern and Black Sea via the Danube River (through the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal). The number of tourists who come to Belgrade by boat each year increases. For example, last year 526 foreign vessels arrived with about 55 000 tourists.
The “Beograd” Harbour on the Danube lies at the intersection of two pan-European transport corridors (VII and X) and represents an important travel and transportation hub in Central Europe.
The main port is located on the right bank of the Sava River, near the Branko’s Bridge and includes the International crossing border. In the Port, there is a gift shop, currency exchange office, ATM and tourist info center.
Belgrade Port Authority
Žorža Klemansoa 37, tel.+381 11 2751-255 (mesto za skajp konekciju)
Karađorđeva 6, tel. +381 11 202-9900, +381 11 202-9906
km 1170, VHF kanal 16
Sava Passenger Pier
Border crossing and customs
Karađorđeva 6, km 0 +350
River police, tel. +381 11 3002-003