There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo by plane, 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 from Istanbul  •  4 h 29 min

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

$90 - $247

Cheapest option

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  5 h 53 min

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

$63 - $364

3 alternative options

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

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  33 h 25 min

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

$98 - $111

Drive  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Sarajevo 733.2 miles

$150 - $220

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Sarajevo 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Sarajevo via Otogar, Istanbul, and Novi Pazar in around 20 h 4 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
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
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
$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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Sarajevo is 924 km. The road distance is 1173 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo is to bus which costs 400 ₺ - 460 ₺ and takes 33 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 360 ₺ - 1.100 ₺.

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Istanbul to Sarajevo, including transfers.