Belgrade Nikola Tesla airport is located 18 km west of Belgrade center. It is the busiest airport in Serbia and it handles more than 5 million passengers on yearly basis.
If you’re flying to Serbia’s capital, make sure to read our guide with the most important info about Nikola Tesla Airport!
How to get from Belgrade Airport to Belgrade centre
Travelling to and from the airport is easy, and there are a few options to choose from.
Airport shuttle bus
The cheapest and easiest way to travel between the airport and the city center. In just 30 minutes you will reach Slavija Square, one of the major city squares and the central traffic route where all types of public transport services meet.
The airport bus is called A1 line and has two stops on the way: the train station and Pariske Komune street.
This minibus goes every 20 minutes during the day, and every hour after 19:30 (7:30 PM), during the night as well. The ticket can be purchased in the bus and the price is 300 RSD (2.5 EUR).
Make sure you have local currency, Serbian dinars because other currencies are not accepted.
- If you have a lot of luggage, it can be a hassle to use the airport bus, as the space inside the bus is limited, and there is no additional storage.
- The bus departure point is in front of the airport building (literally under the main entrance- the underpass)
- If you need to get to the main bus station, you should hop off at the train station where the bus regularly stops, as the two stations are conveniently located next to each other.
- The bus has the same route on going from the city center to the airport, so you can hop on at the same stops.
Bus line 72 – If you need to reach the Zeleni Venac market in the centre of Belgrade. It takes approx. 30-40 minutes to get there and the bus departs every half an hour.
The price for the ticket is 150 RSD (1.2 EUR) if bought on the bus, and just 89 RSD (0.7 EUR) if bought at the newspaper stand. → timetable
Bus line 607 – This line operates from Surčin to New Belgrade and it makes a stop at Nikola Tesla Airport. Buses depart several times a day and you can check here the timetable.
Other popular bus routes from Belgrade Airport
You can check the most popular routes and purchase your ticket below:
|Belgrade to Kragujevac||Belgrade to Nis||Belgrade to Podgorica||Belgrade to Vienna|
|Belgrade to Subotica||Belgrade to Cacak||Belgrade to Zagreb||Belgrade to Sarajevo|
If you want to have more comfort, or you have a lot of suitcases, you can always book the door-to-door transfer to your accommodation in Belgrade area.
- If you wish to pre-order a transfer, you can do that through a transfer company, the driver will wait for you in the arrivals area with a name sign, and don’t worry if your plane is late, the transfer company will monitor your flight arrival.
- For those of you with smaller kids, you can order a child seat
Divided into 6 zones around the city, the taxi service can cost you from 14 to 60 EUR depending on your destination.
To avoid being scammed please do the following: Go to the TAXI INFO desk near the exit of the airport building. Tell the staff where you want to go (address or hotel / accommodation name) and they will calculate the exact price and hand you the voucher, with the specified amount.
They will also show you where the available taxis are parked.
Renting a car at Nikola Tesla airport
All the major car rental companies, like Sixt, Avis, Budget, etc. have their offices at Nikola Tesla airport. There are also some local rent-a-car companies. Here you can compare the terms and conditions as well as the price.
All car rental agencies are located in the international arrivals area at Terminal 2.
Renting a bus
If you are arriving at the airport with a large group, consider renting a bus prior to your arrival. Buses are offered by several bus rental companies in the area.
Airlines at the airport
Currently, there are 28 airlines handling international flights. Most of them are to and from European destinations and airports such as Paris Charles de Gaulle, Amsterdam, Moscow-Shermetyevo. There are also flights from Tunis, Egypt and Turkey.
Below you’ll find a list of airlines that handle seasonal flights to and from Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport:
- Aegean Airlines
- Air France
- Israir Airlines
- Tunis Air
- Smart Wings
Facilities and Services at the airport
If you’re waiting for your flight or you’re on a layover, maybe some of these services and amenities available at the airport will be of use:
- Currency Exchange Machines
- Family Facilities
- Free WiFi
- Post Office
- Restaurants & Bars
Accommodation near Nikola Tesla Airport
If you want to stay overnight near the airport, check out our map of available accommodation units and hotels below.
Belgrade Airport FAQs
Unfortunately not, there is currently no intercity buses from the airport, the bus from Belgrade to Novi Sad departure from the main bus station. From the main bus station you have buses to all larger cities in Serbia, as well as international destinations, check them above in the text.
No, as mentioned above the airport shuttle operates also in the evening and during the night, transfer and taxi are available 24/7.
Yes, there are several exchange offices and ATMs working 24/7.
Unfortunately, there are no hotels at the airport, but the airport shuttle is well organized, so you don’t have to worry about missing the flight. In case your accommodation is not in the centre, you can arrange a transfer with the hotel you are staying at.