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There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Sarajevo  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sarajevo (SJJ) ATH - SJJ

$136 - $299

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Bus via Athens  •  28h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Sarajevo

$74 - $210

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Fly to Belgrade, bus  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Belgrade (BEG) ATH - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Bijeljina

$119 - $372

Fly to Dubrovnik, bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ATH - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Mostar

$98 - $307

Train, bus via Belgrade  •  19h 29m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  4. Take the bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo

$104 - $162

Train, bus  •  25h 27m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sarajevo

$82 - $162

Bus  •  26h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Sarajevo

$82 - $107

Train, drive  •  27h 49m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Ic
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Mali Zvornik 921
  5. Drive from Mali Zvornik to Sarajevo

$89 - $234

Drive  •  13h 58m

  1. Drive from Athens to Sarajevo 1157.6 km

$170 - $260

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

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
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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 Greece

  • 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 Greece
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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

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Greece

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 Greece.

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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 Bosnia and Herzegovina is 121.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bosnia and Herzegovina is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Greece from Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 2 May 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 Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina is to bus which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 26h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina is to fly which takes 7h 46m and costs 110€ - 250€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Neđarići via Belgrade and Sarajevo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 48m.

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The distance between Athens and Bosnia and Herzegovina is 870 km. The road distance is 1157.6 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina without a car is to train and bus via Belgrade which takes 19h 29m and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7h 46m to get from Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina, including transfers.

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Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina is to fly which takes 7h 46m and costs 110€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 26h 48m.

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There is no direct flight from Athens Airport to Sarajevo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina bus services, operated by Lasta, arrive at Sarajevo station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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  • Distance: 869.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 46m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Swiss, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Athens to Ilidža 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Sarajevo via Belgrade and Sarajevo in around 26h 48m.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Athens to Belgrade via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Athens to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Athens to Dubrovnik via Split
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Email
mztransportad@mztransportad.com.mk
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $60
Website
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Bus operators
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Beograd to Bijeljina
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Website
Lasta
Bus from Belgrade to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
Lasta
Globtour
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Beograd
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Beograd to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
ms.mk
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
18h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
siamostours.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Bosnia and Herzegovina is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 11:02 AM in Athens and 10:02 AM in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina is 1158 km. It takes approximately 13h 58m to drive from Athens to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Swiss and five other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 10€.

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