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There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Bosnia and Herzegovina by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Sarajevo (SJJ) GVA - SJJ

$104 - $274

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Rho-Fiera Milano Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Banja Luka Zob

$164 - $254

Train, drive  •  20 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Nova Kapela D
  5. Drive from Nova Kapela to Večići

$179 - $318

Bus Globtour  •  22 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Genf Busbahnhof to Banja Luka Zob

$132 - $182

Bus Eurolines CH  •  28 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Doboj
  2. Take the bus from Doboj to Banja Luka

$127 - $157

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Večići 730.8 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bosnia and Herzegovina is to bus which costs SFr 120 - SFr 160 and takes 28 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Bosnia and Herzegovina is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 280 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Bosnia and Herzegovina is 920 km. The road distance is 1169.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bosnia and Herzegovina without a car is to train and bus which takes 17 h 9 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Geneva to Bosnia and Herzegovina, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bosnia and Herzegovina is to fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 130 - SFr 190 and takes 22 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Sarajevo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Bosnia and Herzegovina is 1169 km. It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to drive from Geneva to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Aegean Airlines, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 574.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Swiss, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Geneva to Sarajevo hourly. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Geneva to Večići 4 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 21 h 50 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Sarajevo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Sarajevo via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Geneva to Sarajevo via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Geneve to Rho Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.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
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 Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.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
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
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 Nova Kapela
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Banja Luka Zob
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Genf Busbahnhof to Banja Luka Zob
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Doboj
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Book at
eurolines.ch
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Doboj to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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