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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Rome (FCO) SJJ - FCO

€79 - €199

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry, train  •  24h 48m

  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 Re / ...

€46 - €86

5 alternative options

Bus, night bus, train  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Ljublijana
  2. Take the night bus from Ljubljana bus station to Trieste
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina Fr

€71 - €191

Train, bus, night train  •  22h 48m

  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 night train from Villach Hbf to Firenze S.M.N. Nj / ...
  5. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini Fr / ...

€85 - €345

Bus  •  22h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Kiseljak to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina

€108 - €134

Bus via Pula  •  27h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Zenica
  2. Take the bus from Zenica to Pula
  3. Take the bus from Pula bus station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

€71 - €106

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 53m

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Gaženica
  2. Take the car ferry from Gaženica to Ancona 51
  3. Drive from Ancona to Rome

€80 - €117

Sarajevo to Rome by bus, car ferry and train

The journey time between Sarajevo and Rome is around 32h and covers a distance of around 810 km. The fastest journey normally takes 31h. Operated by Croatia Bus International, Centrotrans Eurolines, SNAV and others, the Sarajevo to Rome service departs from Sarajevo and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
32h
Fastest journey time:
31h
Journey distance:
810 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
88 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
06:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sarajevo to Rome bus, car ferry and train schedules

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

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Italy from Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently restricted.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rome is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Rome is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Bosnia and Herzegovina from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Sarajevo to Rome is to bus and car ferry and train, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 24h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Sarajevo to Rome is to fly which costs $95 - $250 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sarajevo to Rome. However, there are services departing from Neđarići and arriving at Rome Tiburtina via Kiseljak and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 55m.

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The distance between Sarajevo and Rome is 524 km.

The best way to get from Sarajevo to Rome without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 17h 18m and costs $85 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Sarajevo to Rome, including transfers.

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Sarajevo to Rome bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, depart from Kiseljak station.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 24m and costs $95 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $170 and takes 22h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Sarajevo Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Sarajevo to Rome.
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  • Distance: 523.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

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

Austrian Airlines, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Sarajevo to Rome 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sarajevo to Rome via Kiseljak and Zagreb in around 22h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €390
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Rome via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €95
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€45 - €65
Base Standard
€75 - €110
Base Premium
€90 - €140
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €100
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€35 - €50
Smart Flex
€70 - €100
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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
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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €220
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€95 - €130
1st Class
€160 - €220
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€33 - €37
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Bus operators
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Ljublijana
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
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centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Ljubljana bus station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Pula bus station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
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
Bus from Sarajevo to Zenica
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Zenica to Pula
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €50
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Kiseljak to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Schedules at
croatiabus.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
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €95
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Ferry operators

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Ryanair, Swiss, Air Serbia and three other airlines offer flights from Sarajevo Airport to Rome Airport.

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