There are 5 ways to get from Sarajevo to Istanbul by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SJJ - IST

$90 - $246

Cheapest option

Bus Ozlem Tours  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
  2. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Istanbul

$52 - $85

3 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) SJJ - SAW

$62 - $360

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  31 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from East Sarajevo to Podgorica
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Istanbul

$73 - $102

Drive  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Istanbul 732.2 miles

$150 - $220

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The distance between Sarajevo and Istanbul is 924 km. The road distance is 1171.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Sarajevo to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Sarajevo Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Sarajevo. It is currently 4:42 AM in Sarajevo and 5:42 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Sarajevo to Istanbul is 1172 km. It takes approximately 13 h 31 min to drive from Sarajevo to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Sarajevo Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2274+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Sarajevo to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 577.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Sarajevo to Istanbul 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sarajevo to Istanbul via Novi Pazar, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 19 h 5 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Bus operators
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Novi Pazar to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Podgorica to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from East Sarajevo to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
bozur.net

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