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There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Sarajevo by bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Florentia Bus  •  18 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Zagreb 4
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Derventa
  3. Take the bus from Derventa to Sarajevo

$44 - $196

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Ancona Reg
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Take the bus from Split to Sarajevo

$69 - $110

Train, bus  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Slavonski Brod D
  4. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Zenica
  5. Take the bus from Zenica to Sarajevo

$93 - $190

Train, bus via Maglaj Zob  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Slavonski Brod D
  4. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
  5. Take the train from Maglaj to Sarajevo 713 / ...

$99 - $177

Bus via Pula  •  24 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Bologna, Bologna 536 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Pula 418
  3. Take the bus from Pula to Sarajevo

$68 - $121

Drive  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Sarajevo 636.7 miles

$150 - $230

Fly  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Sarajevo (SJJ) FLR - SJJ

$145 - $488

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Sarajevo is to train and car ferry and bus which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 18 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 120€ - 430€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Sarajevo via Zagreb and Derventa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 47 min.

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The distance between Florence and Sarajevo is 570 km. The road distance is 1018.7 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Sarajevo without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 47 min and costs 35€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 18 h 47 min to get from Florence to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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Florence to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Florence station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Sarajevo is to bus which takes 18 h 47 min and costs 35€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 120€ - 430€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Sarajevo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Biss-Tours, arrive at Sarajevo station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 356.5 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 47 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Florence to Sarajevo via Zagreb and Derventa in around 18 h 47 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Florence to Sarajevo every 2 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Florence to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Florence to Sarajevo via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Sarajevo via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Sarajevo via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Florence to Sarajevo via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Train operators
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
Train from Firenze Smn to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Maglaj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from SITA Firenze to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
atvo.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Firenze to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Bosna Expres
Phone
+38732691375
Email
info@bosnaexpres.ba
Website
bosnaexpres.ba
Bus from Zagreb to Derventa
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bosnaexpres.ba
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bosnaexpres.ba
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Derventa to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $23
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Zenica
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Zenica to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Pula to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Promet Makarska
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Bus from Zenica to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Zenica
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Zenica
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Autoprevoz - Bus d.d.
Phone
+387 36 551 900
Email
booking@autoprevoz-bus.ba
Website
autoprevoz.ba
Bus from Zenica to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
autoprevoz.ba
Globtour
Website
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
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 Florence, Florence to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Pula
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $27
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Sarajevo is 1019 km. It takes approximately 10 h 29 min to drive from Florence to Sarajevo.

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Swiss, Air Serbia, Air Dolomiti and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 2135+ hotels available in Sarajevo. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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