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

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Fly  •  4 h 42 min

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

$124 - $346

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Train, night train, bus via Stalać  •  29 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Stalać
  3. Take the train from Stalać to Kraljevo
  4. Take the train from Kraljevo to Požega
  5. Take the train from Požega to Priboj
  6. Take the bus from Priboj to Sarajevo

$43 - $109

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

$72 - $101

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

$86 - $116

Train, night train, bus  •  25 h 54 min

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

$59 - $115

Drive  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Sarajevo 728.9 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Sarajevo is to train and night train and bus which costs 35€ - 95€ and takes 29 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Sarajevo without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 5 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Athens to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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Athens to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 100€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 22 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Sarajevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Athens to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Drina Trans, arrive at Istočno Sarajevo station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 495.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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

Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Athens to Sarajevo 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Sarajevo via Beograd and Zvornik in around 22 h 5 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
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 Stalać
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $45
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$16 - $24
1st Class Ticket
$26 - $45
Train from Stalać to Kraljevo
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $6
Train from Kraljevo to Požega
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $6
Train from Požega to Priboj
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
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 - $80
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
$22 - $35
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
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Priboj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
benkotours92.com

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Sarajevo is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 9:15 PM in Athens and 8:15 PM in Sarajevo.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Sarajevo is 1166 km. It takes approximately 14 h 31 min to drive from Athens to Sarajevo.

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Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Athens 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 Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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