COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Montenegro. Learn More.

There are 4 ways to get from Sarajevo to Bar by car, train or bus

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Drive, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Priboj
  2. Take the train from Priboj to Bar 431

16€ - 26€

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from East Sarajevo to Podgorica
  2. Take the train from Podgorica to Bar

17€ - 25€

Bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Bar

18€ - 30€

Drive  •  4h 41m

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Bar 278.9 km

27€ - 40€

Sarajevo to Bar by bus

The bus journey time between Sarajevo and Bar is around 9h 50m and covers a distance of around 345 km. The fastest bus normally takes 9h 50m. Services are operated by Centrotrans Eurolines. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sarajevo to Bar bus schedules

Bosnia and Herzegovina → Montenegro
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International entry into Montenegro from Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Montenegro, as well as residents from EU countries, Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Brunei, Fiji, Philippines, Georgia, Indonesia, Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Canada, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malaysia, Morocco, Mauritius, Mongolia, Monaco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Russia, Senegal, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uruguay, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Israel, Singapore, Serbia, United States, North Macedonia, Seychelles, Lebanon, Australia, Angola, Egypt and Nepal

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Montenegro from Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine

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Rules to follow in Montenegro

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Montenegro is currently allowed from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bar is 1616.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bar is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bar is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1616.

No, returning to Bosnia and Herzegovina from Montenegro is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Sarajevo to Bar is to drive and train, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Sarajevo to Bar is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sarajevo and arriving at Bar. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 50m.

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The distance between Sarajevo and Bar is 204 km. The road distance is 278.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Bar without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 28m and costs $20 - $30.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Sarajevo to Bar, including transfers.

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Sarajevo to Bar bus services, operated by Centrotrans Eurolines, depart from Sarajevo station.

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Sarajevo to Bar bus services, operated by Centrotrans Eurolines, arrive at Bar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sarajevo to Bar is 279 km. It takes approximately 4h 41m to drive from Sarajevo to Bar.

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  • Distance: 204.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 25m

What companies run services between Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bar, Montenegro?

Centrotrans Eurolines operates a bus from Sarajevo to Bar once daily. Tickets cost 18€ - 30€ and the journey takes 9h 50m.

Train operators
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Podgorica to Bar
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Second Class
2€ - 3€
First Class
3€ - 5€
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from East Sarajevo to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Schedules at
bozur.net
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Bar
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 30€
Schedules at
centrotrans.com

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