There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Sarajevo by plane, train, night train, bus 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  •  7 h 27 min

  1. ATH - SJJ

$124 - $346

Cheapest option

Train, night train, bus  •  25 h 54 min

  1. 600

$60 - $117

4 alternative options

Train, night train, bus via Novi Pazar  •  21 h 10 min

  1. 600

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  22 h 5 min

$73 - $103

Bus FP Travel  •  26 h 16 min

$119

Drive  •  14 h 31 min

  1. 728.9 miles

$170 - $260

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

Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Athens to Sarajevo every 2 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
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
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 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
MZI
Website
mzi.mk
Train from Skopje to Kosovo Polje
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mzi.mk
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Fushë Kosovë
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $22
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
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
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Beograd to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 - $14
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
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
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz
Phone
+381 11 7614 715
Email
office@transprodukt.rs
Website
transprodukt.rs
Bus from Beograd to Istočno Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
transprodukt.rs

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Sarajevo is 793 km. The road distance is 1166 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Athens to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 7 h 27 min and costs 100€ - 300€.

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.

It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Athens to Sarajevo, including transfers.