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There are 9 ways to get from Kardzhali to Sarajevo by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Beograd  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Belgrade
  4. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  5. Take the bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo

$46 - $84

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Train, bus  •  22 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Kardzhali to Dimitrovgrad
  2. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  4. Take the bus from Niš to Požega
  5. Take the train from Požega to Priboj
  6. Take the bus from Priboj to Sarajevo

$37 - $51

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Bus, train  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Popovitsa
  2. Take the train from Popovica to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Pirot
  4. Take the bus from Pirot to Belgrade
  5. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  6. Take the bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo

Bus  •  22 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
  5. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo

Bus #2  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sarajevo

$56 - $95

Drive  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kardzhali to Sarajevo 561.6 miles

$90 - $130

Bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Kircali to Istanbul Otogari
  2. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sarajevo (SJJ) IST - SJJ

$98 - $258

Bus, train to Sofia, fly  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Popovitsa
  2. Take the train from Popovica to Iskarsko Shose
  3. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Sarajevo (SJJ) SOF - SJJ

$143 - $308

Bus to Sabiha Gokcen, fly  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Sarajevo (SJJ) SAW - SJJ

$80 - $404

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The cheapest way to get from Kardzhali to Sarajevo is to train and bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 22 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kardzhali to Sarajevo is to bus and fly which costs $95 - $260 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kardzhali to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Kardzhali and arriving at Istočno Sarajevo via Sofia, Niš, Beograd and Zvornik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kardzhali and Sarajevo is 622 km. The road distance is 898.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kardzhali to Sarajevo without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 55 min and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 18 h 55 min to get from Kardzhali to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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Kardzhali to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Kardzhali station.

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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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Kardzhali to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Drina Trans, arrive at Istočno Sarajevo station.

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Sarajevo is 1 h behind Kardzhali. It is currently 4:17 AM in Kardzhali and 3:17 AM in Sarajevo.

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  • Distance: 388.9 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 55 min

What companies run services between Kardzhali, Bulgaria and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Kardzhali to Sarajevo via Sofia, Niš, Beograd, and Zvornik in around 18 h 55 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Sofia to Sarajevo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $800
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Popovica to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Kardzhali to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Popovica to Iskarsko Shose
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Požega to Priboj
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Kardzhali to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Kardzhali to Popovitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
avtogari.info
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Kardzhali to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Kardzhali to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Pirot
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Pirot
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Požega
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Beograd to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Pirot to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
pks.rs
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Priboj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Haskovo Info
Website
haskovo.info
Bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
haskovo.info
Bus from Haskovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
haskovo.info
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg
Harmanli Municipal Buses
Phone
0373 82015
Email
obshtina@harmanli.bg
Website
harmanli.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
harmanli.bg
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kircali to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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Yes, the driving distance between Kardzhali to Sarajevo is 899 km. It takes approximately 11 h 18 min to drive from Kardzhali to Sarajevo.

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

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