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There are 7 ways to get from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily by plane, bus, night bus, train, car, car ferry, bus and ferry or ferry

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Fly  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Catania (CTA) SJJ - CTA

€35 - €149

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Bus, night bus, train  •  31h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Ljublijana
  2. Take the night bus from Ljubljana bus station to Trieste
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Napoli Centrale Station
  4. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic

€113 - €245

Drive, train, bus  •  34h 42m

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Mali Zvornik
  2. Take the train from Mali Zvornik to Ruma 920
  3. Take the bus from Sremska Mitrovica to Trieste
  4. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Napoli Centrale Station
  5. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic

€136 - €276

Bus  •  35h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Ljublijana
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Bologna 537
  3. Take the bus from Bologna to Palermo

€113 - €209

Bus, car ferry, train  •  38h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Ilidža to Bar
  2. Take the car ferry from Bar to Bari 55
  3. Take the bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
  4. Take the train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale Ic

€78 - €123

Bus, bus and ferry  •  41h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Gostivar
  3. Take the Bus from Gostivar to Bari
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Palermo

€85 - €157

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  24h 2m

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Durrës
  2. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Bari
  3. Drive from Bari to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V14 / ...
  5. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

€146 - €290

Sarajevo (SJJ) to Catania (CTA) flights

The flight time between Sarajevo (SJJ) and Catania (CTA) is around 9h 13m and covers a distance of around 759 km. The fastest flight normally takes 6h 25m. Services are operated by Turkish Airlines, Swiss, Edelweiss Air and others. Typically 34 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
9h 13m
Fastest flight journey time:
6h 25m
Flight distance:
759 km
Flights per week:
34
Cheapest price:
€21
Carbon emissions:
153 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:20
Last flight departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sarajevo (SJJ) to Catania (CTA) flight schedules

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

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sicily is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sicily is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sicily is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Bosnia and Herzegovina from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily is to fly which costs $40 - $180 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily is to fly which costs $40 - $180 and takes 7h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Neđarići and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Sarajevo, Ljubljana bus station, Bologna and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 52m.

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The distance between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sicily is 801 km.

The best way to get from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 31h 47m and costs $130 - $300.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily, including transfers.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily bus services, operated by Centrotrans Eurolines, depart from Sarajevo station.

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The best way to get from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily is to fly which takes 7h 20m and costs $40 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $250 and takes 35h 52m.

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There is no direct flight from Sarajevo Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 15m and has one stopover.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Palermo station.

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Map of how to get from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 800.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sicily, Italy?

Turkish Airlines, Swiss and 10 other airlines fly from Ilidža to Catania 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sarajevo to Palermo via Sarajevo, Ljublijana, Ljubljana bus station, Bologna, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 35h 52m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Catania via Vienna, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Sarajevo to Catania via Zagreb, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Flights from Sarajevo to Catania via Vienna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Catania via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Sarajevo to Catania via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Catania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €400
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Catania via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Catania via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Catania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Trieste Centrale to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€45 - €65
Smart Low Cost
€40 - €65
Smart Flex
€85 - €130
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €50
Bus operators
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Ljublijana
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Book at
centrotrans.com
Bus from Ilidža to Bar
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €30
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Ljubljana bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna to Palermo
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luki Bus
Phone
+381 36 35-90-90
Email
lukireisen@gmail.com
Website
lukibus.com
Bus from Sremska Mitrovica to Trieste
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
lukibus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Marozzi VT
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sarajevo to Skopje
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Gostivar to Bari
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €29
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
galeb.mk
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Skopje Central Bus Station to Gostivar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
DRD Turizem
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Ventouris Ferries
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Bari
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
€60 - €70
Car
€95 - €105
Inside cabin 2 beds
€90 - €100
Inner cabin 2 beds
€95 - €110
Outside cabin 2 beds
€114
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia

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