Transportation and Currency in Serbia

Currency in Serbia



Travel times

from Belgrade to the following major cities (approximate hours and minutes):

Traveling by plane

Flight connections within Serbia are not offered by the local airlines.

On the way by car / bus

The road network is around 48,423 km long, including around 380 km of motorways.

Tolls: The following motorways and motorway-like roads in Serbia are subject to tolls: Feketic-Subotica-Novi Sad, Novi Sad-Belgrade, Belgrade-Nis, Belgrade-Sid and Nis-Leskovac. Road tolls must be paid in local currency.

The year-round German-speaking employees of the ADAC emergency call station in Serbia can be reached on Tel: (011) 333 11 11.

Documents: The national driver’s license is sufficient. Vehicle registration and the international green insurance card must be carried. The green insurance card with the country name SRBis recognized in Serbia. If you do not have a green insurance card, you can take out short-term car insurance for 30 days at the border. Without proof of liability insurance, entry into Serbia with a car will be refused.

The breakdown service can be reached on Tel: 987. The national automobile club AMSS (Tel: +381 (0) 11 333 12 00) provides information about cars. There are

petrol stations in all cities and on all main roads. All of them offer unleaded petrol. Fuel can be paid for with Novi Dinar at petrol stations in Serbia.

Bus: An extensive long-distance bus network connects all major cities and towns in Serbia. The main provider is Lasta(Internet: Depending on the season, there are also special bus routes. In winter there are route connections from Belgrade to various winter sports areas.

Metered taxis are available in larger cities. Rental cars: are available at airports and in major cities.

Traffic regulations:
wearing seat belts and wearing a helmet is mandatory.
Drivers must drive with dipped headlights around the clock, all year round.
Children under the age of 12 and those under the influence of alcohol must be seated in the back seat.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.3 â?? °.
The use of a handheld cell phone or car phone is prohibited while driving, the use of hands-free equipment is permitted.
It is mandatory to notify the police (Tel: 92) after every traffic accident. You should get a written confirmation of the accident (Potvrda).
Anyone who leaves their vehicle in the event of a breakdown or an accident must wear a reflective vest (all occupants).
Note: During traffic checks, the driver and passengers must remain seated in the vehicle. Fines are never to be paid directly to the traffic police inspecting them, but to be transferred via a bank or post office.

Speed restrictions:
Within built-up areas: 50 km / h,
on motorways 120 km / h,
on country roads 80 km / h.

Traveling in the city

Bus connections are good in larger cities; in Belgrade, the municipal transport company (Internet: also offers trams, city railways and trolleybuses. Multiple tickets can be bought in advance in tobacco shops, kiosks or directly from the bus driver and must be validated on board the respective means of transport.

On the go by train

According to youremailverifier, the main line of the approximately 3,800 km long railway network of the Serbian Railway Company (Internet: runs from Novi Sad via Belgrade to Niš.
Several passenger trains run on the main route daily, including express trains, car trains and trains with sleeper cars.

As a rolling museum, Tito’s Blue Train runs between Belgrade and Vrnjacka Banja. He needs 6 hours for the 130 kilometers – enough time to indulge in the past.

On the way by ship

Belgrade lies on the Sava and Danube rivers. Further information is available from the Tourist Office (see contact addresses).

Currency in Serbia



1 Serbian dinar = 100 Para (Para coins, however, are no longer in circulation). Currency abbreviation: Din, RSD (ISO code). Banknotes are available in denominations of 5,000, 2,000, 1,000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 Din. Coins are in circulation with a value of 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 Din.

Credit cards

Foreign credit cards, especially Visa and Mastercard, are accepted almost everywhere in the big cities and at ATMs.


ec / Maestro card / Sparcard

Cards with the Cirrus or Maestro symbol are accepted throughout Europe and worldwide. ATMs are available in sufficient numbers.

Attention: Travelers who pay abroad with their bank customer card and want to withdraw money should find out about the possibilities of using their card from their bank before starting their journey.

Bank opening times

Regionally different, usually Mon-Fri 8 am-7pm, Sat 8 am-12pm. Information on banking is also available from the Serbian National Bank (Internet: www.nbs.yu).

Foreign exchange regulations

The local currency can be imported or exported up to an amount equivalent to € 10,000. When importing larger amounts, proof is required that the amount was acquired abroad from a foreign bank (bank certificate). The import of foreign currencies is unlimited, but must be declared so that the amount can be exported again if necessary. The export of foreign currencies is limited to the equivalent of up to € 10,000.

Currency Exchange

It is strongly recommended that you bring cash (euros) and exchange it on site. Since the euro is no longer an unofficial means of payment in Serbia, enough euros should be exchanged for dinars at the border. Cash must be declared upon entry. It is not possible to exchange the local currency for a foreign currency. You can exchange money in banks and exchange offices (Menjacnica) without any problems.