There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6h 3m

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

$110 - $361

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Bus  •  20h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo

$75 - $130

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  28h 48m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Slavonski Brod 211
  4. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
  5. Take the train from Maglaj to Sarajevo 713 / ...

$221 - $346

Bus via Amsterdam, Duivendrecht  •  28h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Sarajevo 2924

$78 - $113

Drive  •  16h 36m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Sarajevo 1729.5 km

$260 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo is to bus via Amsterdam, Duivendrecht which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 28h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 95€ - 330€ and takes 6h 3m.

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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 Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20h 11m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Sarajevo is 1374 km. The road distance is 1729.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo without a car is to bus which takes 20h 11m and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m 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 6h 3m and costs 95€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 20h 11m.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Sarajevo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m 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: 1373.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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

Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Sarajevo every 3 hours. Alternatively, Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic operates a bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 20h 11m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$22 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $50
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Maglaj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
20h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Book at
pepeks.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bosna Expres
Phone
+38732691375
Email
info@bosnaexpres.ba
Website
bosnaexpres.com
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bosnaexpres.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Eurolines FR

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Sarajevo is 1730 km. It takes approximately 16h 36m to drive from Amsterdam to Sarajevo.

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KLM, Air Serbia, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 2318+ 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 18 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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