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There are 7 ways to get from Sarajevo to Italy by plane, bus, car ferry, train, night bus 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

Fly  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Bologna (BLQ) SJJ - BLQ

$76 - $401

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  22 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilidža to Zagreb
  2. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Rome N997

$75 - $120

5 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Split
  2. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Ic / ...

$76 - $106

Train, bus  •  21 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Sarajevo to Doboj 712 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Doboj to Slavonski Brod
  3. Take the train from Slavonski Brod to Villach Hbf D
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En
  5. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$108 - $195

Train, bus, car ferry  •  22 h

  1. Take the train from Sarajevo to Mostar 723 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mostar to Split
  3. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  4. Take the train from Falconara Marittima to Roma Termini Ic / ...

$76 - $102

Bus  •  22 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Zagreb Sarajevo - Pula
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina 4

$181 - $191

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Split
  2. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  3. Drive from Ancona to Rome

$96 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sarajevo to Italy is to train and bus and car ferry which costs $75 - $110 and takes 22 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sarajevo to Italy is to fly which costs $75 - $410 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sarajevo to Italy. However, there are services departing from Sarajevo and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Zagreb and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 17 min.

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The distance between Sarajevo and Italy is 479 km.

The best way to get from Sarajevo to Italy without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 20 h 46 min and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Sarajevo to Italy, including transfers.

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Sarajevo to Italy bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, depart from Sarajevo station.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Italy is to fly which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $75 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $195 and takes 22 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sarajevo Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Sarajevo to Italy bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Map of how to get from Sarajevo to Italy.
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  • Distance: 299.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines fly from Sarajevo to Bologna 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sarajevo to Rome via Zagreb and Staz.ne Tiburtina in around 22 h 17 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Bologna via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Bologna via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Falconara Marittima to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Doboj
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Mostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Website
zfbh.ba
Trenitalia

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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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Promet Makarska
Bus from Mostar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
Promet Makarska
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Bosna Expres
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Doboj to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Ilidža to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Fils
Phone
00 385 (0)52 383 000
Email
fils@fils.hr
Website
fils.hr
Bus from Sarajevo Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fils.hr
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Zagreb to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $27
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Air Serbia and three other airlines offer flights from Sarajevo Airport to Bologna Airport.

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