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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Sarajevo (SJJ) AMS - SJJ

$101 - $348

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Bus  •  30 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo

$75 - $140

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Sarajevo (SJJ) CGN - SJJ

$144 - $322

Train, bus Halilovic Bus  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Ulm Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Ulm to Sarajevo

$220 - $283

Train, bus  •  29 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Slavonski Brod D
  4. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
  5. Take the train from Maglaj to Sarajevo 713 / ...

$256 - $372

Train, bus FlixBus  •  33 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Duisburg to Kiseljak

$132 - $241

Drive, train  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Sarajevo

$276 - $415

Drive  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Sarajevo 1083.2 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo is to bus which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 30 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 85€ - 310€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Sarajevo. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 30 h 6 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Sarajevo is 1374 km. The road distance is 1733.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 57 min and costs 190€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic, depart from Amsterdam station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs 85€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 30 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Sarajevo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic, arrive at Sarajevo station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 858.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Sarajevo every 2 hours. Alternatively, Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic operates a bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 30 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Maglaj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
zfbh.ba
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Ulm to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
15 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Slavonski Brod Bahnhof to Maglaj Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bosna Expres
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
30 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Duisburg to Kiseljak
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Sarajevo is 1733 km. It takes approximately 16 h 59 min to drive from Amsterdam to Sarajevo.

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Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 2072+ hotels available in Sarajevo. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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