Directions from Bucharest to Sarajevo

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 34 min

  1. OTP - SJJ

$115 - $328

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Zvornik  •  20 h 53 min

$40 - $68

4 alternative options

Bus  •  18 h 57 min

$51 - $79

Train, bus  •  23 h 53 min

$48 - $66

Bus via Skopje  •  29 h 27 min

  1. 980

$68 - $121

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. 530.8 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Bucharest to Sarajevo every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Sarajevo via Ruse, Sofia - Central Bus Station, Sofia, Niš, and Zvornik in around 18 h 57 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sarajevo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sarajevo via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sarajevo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sarajevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Vrsac
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Vrsac to Dunav Stanica
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Train from Vrsac to Pancevacki most
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Drina Trans
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Niš to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
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
Bus from Beograd to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
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
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bucharest and Sarajevo is 622 km. The road distance is 849 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Sarajevo is to train and bus which costs $40 - $70 and takes 20 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs $110 - $330.

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Istočno Sarajevo via Ruse, Sofia, Niš and Zvornik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Bucharest to Sarajevo, including transfers.