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There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Sarajevo by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Zurich  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Sarajevo (SJJ) ZRH - SJJ

$100 - $265

Cheapest option

Bus Globtour  •  21 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Bugojno Zob
  2. Take the bus from Bugojno to Otoka

$91 - $130

6 alternative options

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Sarajevo (SJJ) STR - SJJ

$154 - $325

Train, bus  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Singen 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Ulm Hbf Ire
  3. Take the bus from Ulm to Sarajevo

$148 - $188

Bus Eurolines CH  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Sarajevo

$95 - $120

Night train, bus  •  23 h 15 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Slavonski Brod En
  2. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Neđarići

$130 - $206

Night train, bus, train  •  23 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Slavonski Brod En
  2. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
  3. Take the train from Maglaj to Sarajevo 713 / ...

$141 - $211

Drive  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Sarajevo 792.5 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Sarajevo is to bus which costs SFr 95 - SFr 120 and takes 25 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Sarajevo is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 270 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zürich and arriving at Sarajevo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 h 40 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Sarajevo is 856 km. The road distance is 1268 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Sarajevo without a car is to train and bus which takes 19 h 59 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 190.

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

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Zürich to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Zürich Hbf Nord station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 3 h 53 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 130 and takes 21 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Sarajevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Zürich to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Centrotrans Eurolines, arrive at Otoka station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 535.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Swiss, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Zürich to Sarajevo 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Sarajevo via Bugojno Zob and Bugojno in around 21 h 39 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Singen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Maglaj to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Ulm to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
15 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Bugojno Zob
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Slavonski Brod Bahnhof to Maglaj Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
globtour.com
Centrotrans Eurolines
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
25 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Neđarići
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Maglaj Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Sarajevo is 1268 km. It takes approximately 13 h 1 min to drive from Zürich to Sarajevo.

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Swiss, Adria Airways, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 2072+ hotels available in Sarajevo. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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