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There are 6 ways to get from Scotland to Sarajevo by plane, train, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Sarajevo (SJJ)

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Sarajevo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
  3. Take the bus from Antwerp to Utrecht Central Station
  4. Take the bus from Utrecht to Sarajevo

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels to Sarajevo

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Sarajevo

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Sarajevo

Edinburgh (EDI) to Sarajevo (SJJ) flights

The flight time between Edinburgh (EDI) and Sarajevo (SJJ) is around 7h 43m and covers a distance of around 2042 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 16m. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 35m. Services are operated by Turkish Airlines, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air Shuttle and others. Typically 33 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
4h 27m
Layover time:
3h 16m
Total time:
7h 43m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
5h 35m
Flight distance:
2042 km
Flights per week:
33
Cheapest price:
$32
Carbon emissions:
414 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:05
Last flight departs at:
16:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh (EDI) to Sarajevo (SJJ) flight schedules

United Kingdom → Bosnia and Herzegovina
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International entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina from United Kingdom

  • No quarantine required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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  • No quarantine required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia

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Rules to follow in Bosnia and Herzegovina

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Bosnia and Herzegovina from United Kingdom.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sarajevo is 121.

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

The social distance requirement in Sarajevo is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 121.

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

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Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Institute of Public Health of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Sarajevo is to fly which costs £30 - £160 and takes 8h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Sarajevo is to fly which costs £30 - £160 and takes 8h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Sarajevo via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, Antwerpen G. Le Grellelaan, Antwerp and Utrecht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 1m.

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The distance between Scotland and Sarajevo is 2130 km.

The best way to get from Scotland to Sarajevo without a car is to train and bus which takes 31h 4m and costs £310 - £950.

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It takes approximately 8h 11m to get from Scotland to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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Scotland to Sarajevo bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 8h 11m and costs £30 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £200 and takes 39h 1m.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Sarajevo Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 55m and has one stopover.

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Scotland to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic, arrive at Sarajevo station.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 2130.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 11m

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

Turkish Airlines, Norwegian Air International and 11 other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Sarajevo 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Sarajevo via London Victoria Coach Station, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, Antwerp, Antwerpen G. Le Grellelaan, Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 10, Antwerp, Utrecht Central Station, and Utrecht in around 39h 1m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sarajevo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sarajevo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sarajevo via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sarajevo via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sarajevo via Dublin, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$180
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Bus from Utrecht to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
19h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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
Bus from Antwerp to Utrecht Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Brussels to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Ferry operators

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Sarajevo is 1h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 5:50 AM in Scotland and 6:50 AM in Sarajevo.

Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines, Norwegian Air International and five other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Sarajevo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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