There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Sarajevo by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 42 min

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

$124 - $346

Cheapest option

Train, night train, bus  •  25 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sarajevo

$59 - $115

4 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  3. Take the bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo

$71 - $100

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  25 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Tiranë
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Podgorica
  3. Take the bus from Podgorica to East Sarajevo

$84 - $110

Train, night train, bus via Beograd  •  27 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
  3. Take the train from Gevgelija to Beograd
  4. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  5. Take the bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo

$70 - $133

Drive  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Sarajevo 728.9 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Sarajevo is to bus which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 22 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between Athens and Sarajevo is 793 km. The road distance is 1166.2 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Athens to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Istočno Sarajevo via Beograd and Zvornik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 5 min.

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The nearest airport to Sarajevo is Sarajevo (SJJ) Airport which is 2.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Dubrovnik (DBV) (143.5 km), Tivat (TIV) (162.4 km), Split (SPU) (169 km) and Podgorica (TGD) (179.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Athens to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 495.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

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

Air Serbia, Turkish Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Athens to Sarajevo every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Sarajevo via Beograd and Zvornik in around 22 h 5 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$30 - $45
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Gevgelija to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Beograd to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to East Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
bozur.net
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
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk

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