There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  16 h 10 min

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

$47 - $73

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  18 h 50 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 Zvornik
  5. Take the bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo

$44 - $68

6 alternative options

Bus via Nova Varoš AS  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  4. Take the bus from Niš to Nova Varoš AS
  5. Take the bus from Priboj to Sarajevo

Bus via Skopje  •  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, fly  •  11 h 4 min

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

$100 - $260

Bus, train to Sofia, fly  •  11 h 54 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 9 min

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

$81 - $404

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kardzhali to Sarajevo is to train and bus which costs $40 - $70 and takes 18 h 50 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 4 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 16 h 10 min to get from Kardzhali to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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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 and Zvornik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 10 min.

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

You can take a bus from Kardzhali to Sarajevo via Sofia, Niš, and Zvornik in around 16 h 10 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 Sofia to Sarajevo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Sofia to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
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
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Kardzhali to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
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
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 Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $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 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Nova Varoš AS
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Drina Trans
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Niš to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
drinatrans.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
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Priboj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
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
5 h 40 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
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kircali to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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