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

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

Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. 712 / ...

$29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 58 min

$3 - $35

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 53 min

  1. 121.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. 121.5 miles

$17 - $25

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 $29 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, Biss-Tours operates a bus from Sarajevo to Banja Luka every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $35 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
$29
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
$3 - $35
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sarajevo and Banja Luka is 139 km. The road distance is 194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sarajevo to Banja Luka is to bus which costs $3 - $35 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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

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

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.

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