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

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Fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Sarajevo (SJJ) BLQ - SJJ

$146 - $660

Cheapest option

Leonetti Bus, car ferry, bus  •  27 h 12 min

  1. Take the Leonetti Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik
  3. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Sarajevo

$61 - $107

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  20 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Take the bus from Split to Sarajevo

$80 - $108

Train, car ferry, bus via Mostar  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Take the bus from Split to Mostar
  4. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo 722 / ...

$80 - $102

Train, bus  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf En
  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 / ...

$112 - $193

Bus  •  23 h 4 min

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

$172 - $199

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Drive from Split to Sarajevo

$96 - $138

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The cheapest way to get from Italy to Sarajevo is to train and car ferry and bus which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 22 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 120€ - 600€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from P.le Tiburtino and arriving at Sarajevo via Rome Tiburtina, Zagreb and Derventa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 4 min.

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The distance between Italy and Sarajevo is 479 km.

The best way to get from Italy to Sarajevo without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 20 h 57 min and costs 70€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Italy to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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Italy to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Italy to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs 120€ - 600€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 23 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Sarajevo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Italy to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 299.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti fly from Bologna to Sarajevo 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Sarajevo via Staz.ne Tiburtina, Rome Tiburtina, Zagreb, and Derventa in around 23 h 4 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Mostar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Maglaj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
zfbh.ba
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 Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Mostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
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 Dubrovnik to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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
Autoprevoz - Bus d.d.
Phone
+387 36 551 900
Email
booking@autoprevoz-bus.ba
Website
autoprevoz.ba
Bus from Split to Mostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
autoprevoz.ba
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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
Bosna Expres
Phone
+38732691375
Email
info@bosnaexpres.ba
Website
bosnaexpres.ba
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bosnaexpres.ba
Bus from Zagreb to Derventa
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bosnaexpres.ba
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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
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
11 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $27
Car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$17 - $23
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Bologna Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 2072+ hotels available in Sarajevo. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Italy to Bologna Airport is to line 81 bus which takes 19 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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