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There are 4 ways to get from Sarajevo to Banja Luka by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka 712 / ...

$28

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Bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka

$2 - $30

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sarajevo to Banja Luka 121.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Banja Luka 121.5 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Sarajevo to Banja Luka is to bus which costs $2 - $30 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sarajevo to Banja Luka is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sarajevo and arriving at Banja Luka. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sarajevo and arriving at Banja Luka. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Sarajevo and Banja Luka is 139 km. The road distance is 194.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Banja Luka without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $28.

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The train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka takes 4 h 43 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Sarajevo to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Biss-Tours, depart from Sarajevo station.

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Sarajevo to Banja Luka train services, operated by Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH), depart from Sarajevo station.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Banja Luka is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $30 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Sarajevo to Banja Luka.
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  • Distance: 86.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH) operates a train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka twice daily. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, Biss-Tours operates a bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 58 min.

Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Other operators
Taxi from Sarajevo to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Sarajevo Taxi
Phone
+387 33 660-666
Website
sarajevotaxi.com.ba
Crveni Taxi
Phone
+387 33 760-600
Zuti Taxi
Phone
+387 33 663-555

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

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Sarajevo to Banja Luka train services, operated by Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH), arrive at Banja Luka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sarajevo to Banja Luka is 194 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Sarajevo to Banja Luka.

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There are 284+ hotels available in Banja Luka. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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