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Recommended option

Fly to Thessaloniki  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Thessaloniki (SKG) SJJ - SKG

$145 - $245

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Veles
  3. Take the train from Veles to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$69 - $145

5 alternative options

Fly to Athens  •  5 h 17 min

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

$125 - $345

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  •  25 h 16 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

$89 - $114

Bus, train via Beograd  •  26 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
  2. Take the bus from Zvornik to Beograd
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  4. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$75 - $140

Drive  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Athens 697.5 miles

$160 - $250

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

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Sarajevo to Thessaloniki 4 times a day. 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 Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Sarajevo to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Sarajevo to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Sarajevo to Athens via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Athens via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $5,000
Train operators
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 - $12
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Drina Trans
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Beograd
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $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
Twice daily
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
$26 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sarajevo and Greece is 619 km. The road distance is 1116 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sarajevo to Greece is to bus which costs $70 - $110 and takes 22 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Sarajevo to Greece is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs $140 - $250.

No, there is no direct bus from Sarajevo to Greece. 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.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Sarajevo to Greece, including transfers.