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

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Fly  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Athens (ATH) SJJ - ATH

$124 - $345

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Bus, train  •  26 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Veles 541 / ...
  3. Take the train from Veles to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$68 - $144

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Bus, train via Novi Pazar  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
  2. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$69 - $97

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
  2. Take the bus from Zvornik to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Athens

$72 - $105

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  24 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from East Sarajevo to Podgorica
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tiranë to Athens

$87 - $113

Bus, train #2  •  28 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Priboj
  2. Take the train from Priboj to Rakovica 432
  3. Take the train from Rakovica to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$72 - $134

Drive  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Athens 697.5 miles

$160 - $250

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No, there is no direct bus from Sarajevo to Athens. However, there are services departing from Istočno Sarajevo and arriving at Athens via Zvornik and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 5 min.

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The distance between Sarajevo and Athens is 793 km. The road distance is 1115.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Athens without a car is to bus and train which takes 19 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Sarajevo to Athens, including transfers.

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Sarajevo to Athens bus services, operated by Drina Trans, depart from Istočno Sarajevo station.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Athens is to fly which takes 2 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Sarajevo Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Sarajevo to Athens bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Athens station.

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Athens is 1 h ahead of Sarajevo. It is currently 12:50 PM in Sarajevo and 1:50 PM in Athens.

Yes, the driving distance between Sarajevo to Athens is 1116 km. It takes approximately 14 h 43 min to drive from Sarajevo to Athens.

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  • Distance: 495.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Athens, Greece?

Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Sarajevo to Athens twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sarajevo to Athens via Zvornik and Beograd in around 22 h 5 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Veles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $11
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Veles to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Priboj to Rakovica
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Bus operators
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Priboj
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Skopje
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 Novi Pazar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Simeonidis Tours
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Beograd
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Beograd to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from East Sarajevo to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
bozur.net
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Tirana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Tiranë to Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sarajevo to Skopje
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Sarajevo Airport to Athens Airport.

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