There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) by plane, train, bus 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 Istanbul to Sarajevo  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Sarajevo (SJJ) IST - SJJ

$85 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  30 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sarajevo

$59 - $128

5 alternative options

Metro to Sabiha Gokcen, fly to Sarajevo  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the Metro from Ataturk Airport Havalimani to Yenikapi
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Sarajevo (SJJ) SAW - SJJ

$60 - $359

Fly Istanbul to Dubrovnik, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Dubrovnik (DBV) IST - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Trebinje to East Sarajevo

$164 - $412

Bus Ozlem Tours  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
  2. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  33 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Podgorica
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to East Sarajevo

$98 - $111

Drive  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) 733.1 miles

$150 - $220

What companies run services between Istanbul Airport (IST), Turkey and Sarajevo Airport (SJJ), Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) via Otogar, Istanbul, Novi Pazar, and Sarajevo in around 21 h 22 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Istanbul to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Istanbul to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Dubrovnik via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Bus operators
Balkan Express
Phone
+387 (57) 317 000
Email
balkanexpress.is@gmail.com
Website
balkanexpress-is.com
Bus from Trebinje to East Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
balkanexpress-is.com
Bus from Podgorica to East Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
balkanexpress-is.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
20 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
24 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$73 - $75
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ)?

The distance between Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) is 916 km. The road distance is 1173 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ)?

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) is to bus which costs 400 ₺ - 460 ₺ and takes 33 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ)?

The quickest way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) is to fly which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 340 ₺ - 950 ₺.

How long does it take to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ)?

It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to fly from Istanbul (IST) to Sarajevo (SJJ), including transfers and time at the airport.