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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Sarajevo by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly from Budapest  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sarajevo (SJJ) BUD - SJJ

$32 - $297

7 alternative options

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Sarajevo (SJJ) ZAG - SJJ

$115 - $376

Bus via Budapest, Budapest Airport  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Slavonski Brod 956
  2. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Sarajevo

$34 - $59

Bus, train  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Osijek 956
  2. Take the bus from Osijek Zob to Zenica Zob
  3. Take the train from Zenica to Alipašin most

$42 - $61

Bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Slavonski Brod 956
  2. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Neđarići

$36 - $63

Train, bus  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Dugo Selo D
  2. Take the train from Dugo Selo to Slavonski Brod D
  3. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
  4. Take the train from Maglaj to Sarajevo 713 / ...

$96 - $131

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Sarajevo 346.1 miles

$60 - $90

Shuttle  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Sarajevo Eurobusways

$111 - $151

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Sarajevo is to bus which costs 9 500 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 11 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 9 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Sarajevo via Budapest, Budapest Airport and Slavonski Brod. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 58 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Sarajevo is 409 km. The road distance is 553.7 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Sarajevo without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 58 min and costs 9 500 Ft - 17 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Budapest to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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Budapest to Sarajevo bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Airport station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 9 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9 500 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 11 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Sarajevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Budapest to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Sarajevo station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 255.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines fly from Budapest to Sarajevo twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Sarajevo via Liszt Ferenc Airport 2, Budapest, Budapest Airport, and Slavonski Brod in around 11 h 58 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $360
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Zenica to Alipašin most
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Maglaj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
zfbh.ba
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Déli to Dugo Selo
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Dugo Selo to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $26
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Osijek
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Neđarići
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Osijek Zob to Zenica Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Slavonski Brod Bahnhof to Maglaj Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
globtour.com
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Sarajevo is 554 km. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from Budapest to Sarajevo.

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Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 2072+ hotels available in Sarajevo. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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