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

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

Bus  •  12 h 37 min

$57 - $87

Cheapest option

Night train, bus  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Hellas Express

$34 - $79

4 alternative options

Night train, train, bus  •  14 h 47 min

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  19 h

$50 - $94

Drive  •  9 h 54 min

  1. 433.4 miles

$100 - $160

Fly  •  7 h 15 min

  1. SKG - SJJ

$116 - $208

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

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Sarajevo via Niš and Zvornik in around 12 h 37 min. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Sarajevo 3 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sarajevo via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
MZI
Website
mzi.mk
Train from Skopje to Kosovo Polje
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mzi.mk
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Fushë Kosovë
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $22
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Drina Trans
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Niš to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sarajevo
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 Thessaloniki and Sarajevo is 518 km. The road distance is 693 km.

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Sarajevo is to night train and bus which costs 28€ - 70€ and takes 19 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 95€ - 180€.

No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Istočno Sarajevo via Niš and Zvornik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 37 min to get from Thessaloniki to Sarajevo, including transfers.