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There are 6 ways to get from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2h 19m

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Frankfurt (FRA) SJJ - FRA

100€ - 219€

Cheapest option

Bus via Ilijaš  •  22h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Ilijaš to Frankfurt am Main

67€ - 93€

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Bus, train  •  19h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

92€ - 160€

Bus  •  19h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Frankfurt

65€ - 140€

Train, bus  •  23h 39m

  1. Take the train from Sarajevo to Maglaj
  2. Take the bus from Maglaj to Slavonski Brod
  3. Take the train from Slavonski Brod to Villach Hbf 210
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ec

164€ - 230€

Drive  •  12h 34m

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main 1291.5 km

140€ - 210€

Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main by bus

The bus journey time between Sarajevo and Frankfurt am Main is around 22h and covers a distance of around 1782 km. The fastest bus normally takes 22h. Operated by Halilovic Bus, Croatia Bus International, Biss-Tours and others, the Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main bus service departs from Sarajevo and arrives in Frankfurt. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
22h
Fastest bus time:
22h
Buses per week:
8
Cheapest price:
80€
Carbon emissions:
222 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:00
Last bus departs at:
09:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main bus schedules

Bosnia and Herzegovina → Germany
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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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 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Frankfurt am Main is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt am Main is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt am Main is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main is to bus via Ilijaš, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 22h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs $120 - $270 and takes 2h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sarajevo and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19h 41m.

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The distance between Sarajevo and Frankfurt am Main is 1010 km. The road distance is 1291.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to bus and train which takes 19h 8m and costs $110 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2h 19m to get from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Halilovic Bus, depart from Sarajevo station.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 2h 19m and costs $120 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $170 and takes 19h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Sarajevo Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Halilovic Bus, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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  • Distance: 1010.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 19m

What companies run services between Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines fly from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Alternatively, Halilovic Bus operates a bus from Sarajevo to Frankfurt twice daily. Tickets cost 70€ and the journey takes 19h 41m. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Frankfurt via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 480€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
65€ - 90€
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Maglaj
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
zfbh.ba
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
17h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Ilijaš to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 140€
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Maglaj to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
31h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Book at
centrotrans.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main is 1291 km. It takes approximately 12h 34m to drive from Sarajevo to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Sarajevo Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Sarajevo Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $14 - $18.

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