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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Istanbul Ataturk  •  4 h 34 min

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

$90 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus Ozlem Tours  •  20 h 4 min

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

$52 - $85

3 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Sarajevo (SJJ) SAW - SJJ

$62 - $363

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  33 h 4 min

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

$73 - $106

Drive  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Sarajevo 733.2 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo is to bus which costs 290 ₺ - 480 ₺ and takes 20 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Sarajevo is 924 km. The road distance is 1173.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 4 min and costs 290 ₺ - 480 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 500 ₺ - 1.400 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 290 ₺ - 480 ₺ and takes 20 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sarajevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Sarajevo is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 3:10 AM in Istanbul and 1:10 AM in Sarajevo.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Sarajevo is 1173 km. It takes approximately 13 h 45 min to drive from Istanbul to Sarajevo.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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  • Distance: 577.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Sarajevo twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Sarajevo via Otogar, Istanbul, and Novi Pazar in around 20 h 4 min.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Bus operators
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
$40 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
24 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to East Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
bozur.net

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There are 2072+ hotels available in Sarajevo. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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