Bus Station Banja Luka
About Bus Station Banja Luka
How to get to the bus station?
Bus station Banja Luka is located at Braće Podgornika. The distance to the city center is 2.8 km, which is only 7 minutes by car. If you don't have a family or friends next to you who can drop you off at the bus station, you can use Taxi service.
In Banja Luka you will find several taxi drivers, so don't worry, even if you order it at the last minute.
On the other hand, we would definitely not recommend you to go on foot from the center to Banja Luka bus station as you will walk about 3 km, when your hands, as we believe, are full of luggage. Definitely, it's not the best option. For other solutions, such as city transport, more accurate use of city buses, it's best to inquire the locals. They'll know how to help you.
What can I find there?
Bus station Banja Luka runs from 0 to 24 throughout the year. From the contents of the bus station, you will find the most basic, a toilet (payable) and a cafe. Close to Banja Luka, you'll find hotels and hostels so if you haven't booked your accommodation before, and you don't need to be close to the center, check it out there.
Banja Luka is covered with a large number of interurban and international lines. Therefore, all bigger places and all the bigger cities in BiH are covered by bus services from Banja Luka. Numerous lines from Banja Luka also start daily for Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia.
There are a lot of perons at Banja Luka bus station. Each day from the 25 of them, depending on the age of the year, starts up to 300 buses, including several thousand passengers.
Don't worry about the weather. Nearby Banja Luka bus station there are restaurants: Barbecue and Putnik. As far as coffee shops are concerned, the closest bus station is AS, while the Princip is a little further, more precisely, it is across the way from the taxi standpoint that in case you need a taxi transport can actually be an ideal corner to catch some peace and drink coffee.
Time to spare
In case you have a couple of hours for a tour of the city of Banja Luka, we suggest you walk to the most famous Banja Luka promenade - Gospodska street, or the street of Vasilija Masleša. For example, visit Fortress Kaštel - the oldest historical monument in the city of Banja Luka and the Museum of Poetry Dolls.
If you have enough time left after this tour, then head to the Etna village "Ljubačke doline". Its primary idea is to be an open-air museum and to display the life of a co-operative as well as the architecture and furniture from the end of the 19th and the first half of the 20th century.
Where to go next?
If your visit gets closer to the end, you still have time to think about a new destination. If you want to stay in BiH we suggest you one of the following places or cities: Sarajevo, Zenica, Međugorje, or Tuzla.
If you decide to visit Sarajevo, walk along the Ferhadian promenade stretching from Sebilj in the center of Baščaršija to the Eternal Fire in the center of the city, then the Great Avio known as the Jewish Quarter.
Zenica is in the very center of BiH. Walk through the city. Go visit the nature park of Tajan, visit the city museum, the Bilino field stadium, the extreme sports club Scorpio Tours. Independently of age and interest, everyone in Zenica will find something for themselves to complete the day and experience new things.
If you go to Međugorje, there is no doubt that this city is particularly popular among tourists, not only from the surrounding countries but from around the world. Clearly, everybody should visit this place at least once, so here's your ideal opportunity if you don't know where to continue your trip.
If you are tired of BiH, more precisely the city of Banja Luka, jump into a new bus. Namely, on a one-hour bus trip visit these countries: Croatia, Montenegro or Serbia. In Croatia go to Zagreb, then Osijek, Rijeka, Pula, Split ... whatever you haven't had the opportunity to see. The same is true of Montenegro and Serbia in case you visited Podgorica and Belgrade, it is time to expand your horizons in those countries.