Osijek Train Station
There is one main train station in Osijek where most passengers board or get off the train. It is located about 20 minutes from the city centre on foot. Still, there is an option of boarding or arriving at 8 more stations – Osijek Donji Grad, Osijek Dravski Most, Osijek Luka, Osijek OLT, Frigis-Osijek, Petrove Gore, Vodovod and Standard. Below are the list and a guide on how to get to each station and which one to choose.
Osijek Main Train Station
Address: Trg Lavoslava Ružičke 2
Phone Number: 385 (0)31 520 222, +385 (0)60 333 444
Working Hours: 05:00 – 20:00 h
Osijek Main Train Station is where most passengers board or arrive when travelling to Osijek by train. The station is easy to spot and is located close to the main city sites. There are many facilities in and around the train station.
Location and getting there
Osijek Main Train Station is located about 20 minutes walking distance from the city centre and its main sights. The station is a big old building with a sign KOLODVOR on the front facade. Only about 2 minutes down the street from the train station is also the main bus station. Getting to the train station is easy by public transport, a tram line 2 stops right in front of the station. Alternatively, bus lines such as No. 2 and No. 10 pass close to the train station. Public transport is operated by GPP Osijek, the train station is located within zone 1, therefore the ticket costs about 11 HRK (~ 1.5€).
The main train station is a large building with all the necessary amenities and facilities in and around. Both the interior and exterior of the main train station give out the fact that the station offers basic facilities for passengers and requires some improvements. Here is the list of amenities travellers can find within Osijek main train station:
- Ticket Counter
- Information Center
- Informative Display
- Luggage storage
- Parking lot
- ATM and Exchange Office
The train station is easy to navigate. Note there’s no lifts or escalators, which is important for anyone carrying a lot of luggage. The station has benches both outside and inside where passengers can wait for the train. Cafes, restaurants and grocery stores are all nearby the station, and if looking how to pass time, Osijek Old town and its main sights such as Tvrđa are located only 20 minutes away.
Other train stations in Osijek
There are 8 more train stations in Osijek that can serve as an alternative to the main train station, depending on where you travel to/from. These stations do not offer many amenities to the passengers and most of them don’t have many facilities around either.
Osijek Donji Grad station
Osijek Donji Grad train station is a small building located on the address Trg J. Runjanina 1, about 10 minutes from the city centre and about 20 minutes from the main train station. It serves as an alternative station for some passengers who find it more suitable to board or get off the train in that area. Trains that stop at this station go to and from the direction of Erdut municipality, and eventually Serbia.
The building itself is small and doesn’t offer much amenities and facilities to the passengers. Some restaurants and supermarkets can be found nearby the station. However, don’t expect too much in this area, which is why it is recommended to board the train at the main train station. Passengers who board the train here can buy the train tickets on board. Getting to the station is easy by public transport. Bus lines such as 3A, 4, 4A, 5, 7 make a stop in front of the station.
Osijek Dravski Most station
Osijek Dravski Most train station is located in the city centre, right next to Tvrđa and about 20 minutes from the main train station. At the spot, you will notice a building that is in a bad condition and not in use. Therefore, no facilities are available around the station, but it can serve as an alternative for boarding or getting off the train. Trains that stop here usually go to and from the direction of Beli Manastir, and eventually Hungary. Tickets can be bought on board.
Getting to the train station is easy by public transportation. Tram line No.1 makes a stop next to the station.
Osijek Luka station
Osijek Luka train station is located in the eastern part of Osijek, about 30 minutes from the city centre and Tvrđa. This is just a train stop without any facilities on the spot, it is situated in the plain field. Trains that stop here also go in the direction of Erdut, and eventually Serbia.
Getting to this station is easy by public transport. Bus lines 3A, 4A, 5 take you there from other parts of the city. Passengers can buy tickets onboard.
Osijek OLT station
Osijek OLT train station is located only about 10 minutes from the city centre on foot. Right behind it is a cemetery. This is also just a station without any facilities on the spot. Trains that stop here go in the direction of Erdut and Serbia. Passengers can buy tickets onboard.
Frigis-Osijek train station is the only station located in the western part of Osijek, at the outskirts of the city. Therefore, it can serve as an alternative station for those departing to or arriving from the direction of Zagreb. You won’t find any facilities around besides various equipment stores. Tickets are bought on board.
Petrove Gore station
Petrove Gore train station is also just a train stop for trains travelling to and from the direction of Zagreb. You won’t find many facilities around, but a grocery store and a cafe are located nearby. Passengers buy the tickets onboard.
Vodovod train station is another train stop with no facilities on spot. Passengers buy tickets onboard. This station serves as an alternative for those travelling to and from Zagreb. The station is situated away from Osijek centre, so don’t expect many facilities around either.
Standard train station is located between the stations Osijek Donji Grad and Osijek Luka, therefore it serves as an alternative station for those passengers travelling to and from Erdut. There are no facilities on spot or around the station and tickets are bought on board.
Train Station to Bus Station
For anyone continuing their journey by bus, here are the details on how to reach the bus station from the main train station.
The main bus station in Osijek is located only about a minute walk from the main train station. Therefore, getting to the bus station is best on foot, even if you carry a lot of luggage.
From other train stations and train stops in Osijek, it is possible to reach the bus station via public transport. However, since the bus station and main train station are located close to each other, we assume you won’t use any other train stop but rather travel to the main train station in order to catch a bus.
Train Station to Osijek Airport
For those leaving or arriving in Osijek by plane, here is the information about connections to train stations. Osijek Airport is located about 20 km from the city centre of Osijek and there are no shuttle buses operating to and from the airport, so the best option would be to get there by taxi.
Train routes to Osijek
Split – Osijek
Budapest – Osijek
Pecs – Osijek
Munich – Osijek
Rijeka – Osijek
Train routes from Osijek
Osijek – Split
Osijek – Budapest
Osijek – Pecs
Osijek – Munich
Osijek – Rijeka
- Is Osijek main train station easy to navigate?
Yes, the main train station is easy to spot as it has the name KOLODVOR on it. The interior and the exterior have signs that are easy to understand and follow. In the case of other stations or train stops, there shouldn’t be a problem finding them since they all have the same type of covered cell and a sign with a name next to it.
- Are there any hotels near Osijek train stations?
The closest hotel to the main train station is Hotel Vila Ariston, but there are plenty of other private accommodations located very close.
- Is there luggage storage available at Osijek train station?
Yes, there is a luggage storage service at the train station. Opening hours: 07:00 to 23:00, price: €5/24 hours/piece.
- Which Osijek train station is the closest to the city?
The main train station is located only about 20 minutes on foot from Old Town and the main sights of Osijek. Osijek Dravski Most train station is probably the closest one to Tvrđa and the city centre, but that depends on whether you’re arriving from or travelling to the east or west.