There are 6 ways to get from Bern to Sarajevo by train, plane, 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

Train, fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Sarajevo (SJJ) ZRH - SJJ

$134 - $325

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Donji Vakuf Busbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Donji Vakuf to Otoka

$104 - $147

4 alternative options

Train, bus Halilovic Bus  •  21 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf Ire
  4. Take the bus from Ulm to Sarajevo

$176 - $244

Train, bus Biss-Tours  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to St. Gallen 1
  2. Take the bus from Dornbirn to Sarajevo

$148 - $351

Train, bus Eurolines CH  •  26 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Luzern 15
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Sarajevo

$130 - $190

Drive  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Sarajevo 867.7 miles

$180 - $270

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Bern to Sarajevo via Donji Vakuf Busbahnhof and Donji Vakuf in around 22 h 1 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Ulm to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
15 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Donji Vakuf Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
globtour.com
Centrotrans Eurolines
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Dornbirn to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
20 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
24 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bern to Sarajevo?

The distance between Bern and Sarajevo is 918 km. The road distance is 1388 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bern to Sarajevo?

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Sarajevo is to bus which costs SFr 100 - SFr 150 and takes 22 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bern to Sarajevo?

The quickest way to get from Bern to Sarajevo is to train and fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 320.

Is there a direct bus between Bern and Sarajevo?

No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Bern P+R Neufeld and arriving at Otoka via Donji Vakuf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Bern to Sarajevo?

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Bern to Sarajevo, including transfers.