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

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Fly  •  5h 58m

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

$117 - $364

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Bus  •  20h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo

$80 - $140

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Train, bus via Graz  •  26h 1m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Graz Hbf Ec
  3. Take the bus from Graz to Doboj
  4. Take the train from Doboj to Sarajevo

$174 - $295

Train, bus  •  28h 51m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Venlo Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Sarajevo

$112 - $147

Drive  •  16h 23m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Sarajevo 1726.1 km

$260 - $380

Netherlands → Bosnia and Herzegovina
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International entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina from Netherlands

  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Serbia, Montenegro and Croatia

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Rules to follow in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Bosnia and Herzegovina from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sarajevo is 121.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sarajevo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sarajevo is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 121.

Yes, entry into Netherlands from Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 28 Feb 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Institute of Public Health of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo is to bus which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 20h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 95€ - 300€ and takes 5h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Sarajevo. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 20h 11m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Sarajevo is 1374 km. The road distance is 1726.1 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 5h 58m 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 5h 58m and costs 95€ - 300€. 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: 5h 58m

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

Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Sarajevo 5 times a day. Alternatively, Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic operates a bus from Amsterdam to Sarajevo twice a week. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 20h 11m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sarajevo via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Venlo
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Doboj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Graz to Doboj
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
24h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Sarajevo is 1726 km. It takes approximately 16h 23m to drive from Amsterdam to Sarajevo.

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KLM, Wizz Air, Swiss and five other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Sarajevo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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