can reach Serbia by road, rail, air and water. On foot or riding
a bicycle, by car, bus, plane, train, ship... Sail on the Danube.
Come with the clouds and land on Belgrade airport with bus and train
connections to all parts of Serbia. Or continue your flight to Nis
and Pristina. The arteries of international thoroughfares connect
Serbia with Northern and Southern Europe. E-75, the trans-European
thoroughfare, starts in Scandinavia and leads, via Bulgaria and
Greece, and Bosporus, all the way to Asia. From Central Europe,
from Vienna, via Budapest, it takes only several hours of driving
to reach Belgrade, our capital.
If your intention is just to pass trough Serbia, there are motels
along the way, service stations of the Automobile Association of
Yugoslavia, gas-stations, shopping centers and restaurants, waiting
for you day and night. Even an ordinary business trip to Serbia
offers more than business meetings. Serbia is the country of trade
fairs and congressional tourism. All year long, in Belgrade and
Novi Sad, international trade fairs follow one another.
Numerous commercial and industrial centers, with the hospitality
we are famous for, await old and new business partners. Sava Centar
in Belgrade, the giant congress center made of glass, has hosted
150 international gatherings. With its modern, well-equipped halls
(seating 7000 persons), Sava Centar offers numerous accompanying
There is a direct link with Belgrade Intercontinental Hotel, while
Belgrade Hyatt Regency Hotel is only a short walk away. Sava Centar
is only a 15 minute drive from Surcin International Airport. Let
the sun wish you a good morning from the window of your room in
one of the 35 luxurious hotels in Belgrade. It is hard to pass through
Serbia without stopping. We hope you won’t be angry with us
if, by our kindness and exciting suggestions, we force you to change
you mind and stay longer than you had planned. There are many reasons
in favor of prolonging a journey, or of returning to Serbia. You
don’t have to call in advance. We are waiting for you, like
for an old friend.
to Hungary: - Backi Breg, Bezdan
to Romania: - Srpska Crnja, Zrenjanin
Kaludjerovo, Bela Crkva
to Bulgaria: - Mokrinje, Negotin
Vrska Cuka, Zajecar
to Macedonia: - Prohor Pcinjski, Bujanovac
Djeneral Jankovic, Vucitrn
to Albania: - Bozaj, Djakovica
to Croatia: - Batrovci (on the Belgrade – Zagreb highway)
FR Yugoslavia applies the reciprocal visa shedule. Citizen whose
countries introduced visas for FR Yugoslavia citizens are obliged
to possess visa to enter FR Yugoslavia. For citizens coming from
countries that FR Yugoslavia does not have the diplomatic-consular
relations with, the issuing of visas is done at the border crossing.
Visa required, except for:
Algeria, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica,
Cuba, Cyprus, Hungary, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Mexico (normal passport
only), Niger, Romania, San Marino, Seychelles, Tunisia, Zambia,
nationals of Former Yugoslav Republic Macedonia provided holding
new Macedonian passports for unlimited period of stay;
nationals of: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan,
Kyrgistan, Moldova (Rep.of), Mongolia, Russian Fed., Tajikistan,
Turkmenistan, Ukraine, provided holding diplomatic/service passports,
group passports with voucher or normal passports with endorsement
nationals of Korea (Dem. People's Rep.) and Slovak Rep., provided
holding diplomatic or service passports;
nationals of Egypt, provided holding diplomatic passports;
nationals of Ecuador, provided holding diplomatic, special or service
nationals of Singapore for a stay of max. 15 days;
nationals of China (People's Rep.), provided holding diplomatic
or service passports, or passports with endorsement "Business";
Transit Without Visa:
those holding tickets with confirmed reservations to a third country
within 24 hours and without leaving the airport.
Passport: except for holders of:
Laissez-Passer (travelling on duty) issued by the United Nations.
Laissez-Passer (for Yugoslavs by birth without any other valid travel
document) issued by diplomatic or consular representations of Yugoslavia
Travel document ("Titre de Voyage") issued to refugees
according to the Geneva Convention of 1951 or stateless persons
according to the New York convention of 1954. These visitors have
to contact the Yugoslav embassy or consulate prior to arrival;
Seaman Book, provided travelling on duty.
Foreign citizens coming to the Republic of Serbia in package tours
organized by Yugoslav travel agencies and tourist organizations
can get a tourist pass at the border crossing. The representative
of a travel agency or tourist organization, which is bringing a
tourist group into FR Yugoslavia, must present to the office of
internal affairs responsible for cheching the state border crossing
a document showing that an organized tourist group is involved (package
tour contract or a voucher with a programme of travel or stay).
Admission and transit restrictions
The Government of FR Yugoslavia refuses admission and transit to
nationals of Malaysia;
Minors: If children travel on the passport of
a parent it must be specially stated in the parent's (transit) visa
hat his/her (transit) visa also applies to the child(ren) whose
name(s) has/have to be specified. A person is considered a minor
until/including 14 years.
Alien residents should have "multiple exiting/entering resident
visa" stamped in their passports. These stamps have a validity
of one year.
200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grammes of tobacco;
1 litre of wine and 1 litre of spirits;
1/4 litre of Eau de Cologne and a reasonable quantity of perfume;
In addition to personal effects, such as jewelry and clothing: 2
photocameras; 1 movie camera; 1 pair of binocularus; 1 pocket electronic
calculator; camping equipment (tent and the like); 1 bicycle, engine
powered or not;
Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian Good Health
Certificate legalized by the Veterinary Authorities at point of
origin or departure.
Foreigners may bring in an unlimited amount of foreign currency
provided the money is declared at the border crossing so that it
may be taken out of the country. The amount of YUD which may be
brought in or taken out of the country is limited to YUD 500.
Highway toll is paid on the following highway sections: Subotica
– Feketic – Novi Sad – Belgrade; Sid – Belgrade;
and from Belgrade down south to Nis and Doljevac.
For passenger vehicles, the toll is as follows:
Subotica - Novi Sad DEM 5.00
Novi Sad – Belgrade DEM 10.00
Sid – Belgrade DEM 15.00
Belgrade – Nis DEM 25.00
Nis - Doljevac DEM 5.00
The following types of fuel are available at gas stations in Serbia:
premium (95 octane), normal (86 octane), unleaded (95 octane) and
Road help and information:
AMSS (Automobile and Motorists Association of Serbia) has workshops
and tow-away services along all main roads. AMSS information centers
Novi Sad 021/611-66
For help on the road, dial 987.
The phone number of the Information center of AMSJ (Automobile
and Motorists Association of Yugoslavia) is 011/419-555.
JAT (Yugoslav Airlines) carries out regular and charter flights
for passengers, cargo and mail, on domestic and international lines.
JAT, Belgrade, tel. +381 11 311 33 13
The following airports are open to international traffic:
Belgrade airport, tel. +381 11 605 555
Nis airport, tel. +381 18 48 887
Pristina airport, tel. +381 38 28 442
Numerous international railway lines link Yugoslavia with all parts
Belgrade railway station, tel. +381 11 636 493
Regular and seasonal international bus lines link Yugoslavia to
Belgrade bus station, tel. +381 11 636 299
Rent-a- car (in Belgrade):
Belgrade: PUTNIK, 011/641-566, Belgrade airport 011/600-634
AVIS, 011/620-362, Belgrade airport 011/605-590
INEX, 011/452-160, Belgrade airport 011/605-555/2732
UNIS, 011/634-766, Belgrade airport 011/605-555/2754
246 hotels, 36 boarding houses, 89 motels, 16 camping grounds, 113
rest-areas, mountain lodges and other places to spend the night.
The total number of beds in all the accommodation facilities amounts
to 105,000 beds.