There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Sarajevo by plane, bus, train 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  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sarajevo (SJJ) OTP - SJJ

$115 - $328

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Zvornik  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Drobeta Turnu Severin Ir
  2. Take the bus from Kladovo to Belgrade
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  4. Take the bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo

$40 - $59

4 alternative options

Bus  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti - Autogara Militari to Drobeta-Turnu Severin
  2. Take the bus from Kladovo to Belgrade
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  4. Take the bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo

$43 - $56

Train, bus  •  21 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Drobeta Turnu Severin Ir
  2. Take the bus from Kladovo to Belgrade
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Istočno Sarajevo

$47 - $57

Bus via Skopje  •  30 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sarajevo

$59 - $110

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Sarajevo 530.8 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Sarajevo is to train and bus which costs $40 - $60 and takes 18 h 34 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Bucharest - Gară Filaret and arriving at Sarajevo via Sofia and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Sarajevo is 622 km. The road distance is 849.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Sarajevo without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 30 min and costs $55 - $110.

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

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Bucharest to Sarajevo bus services, operated by ETAP Group, depart from Bucharest - Gară Filaret station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs $110 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 18 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 388.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia and nine other airlines fly from Bucharest to Sarajevo every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Sarajevo via Păcii, Bucuresti - Autogara Militari, Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Kladovo, Belgrade, Beograd, and Zvornik in around 18 h 33 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
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sarajevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
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 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Drobeta Turnu Severin
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Alpha Star Impex
Website
alfastarimpex.ro
Bus from Bucuresti - Autogara Militari to Drobeta-Turnu Severin
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alfastarimpex.ro
Arriva Srbija
Phone
012 538400
Email
predstavnistvo.bas@arriva.rs
Website
arriva.rs
Bus from Kladovo to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.rs
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
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
$23
Schedules at
transprodukt.rs
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
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
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
matpu.com

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