Directions from Zürich to Sarajevo

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 49 min

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

$92 - $265

5 alternative options

Train, bus Halilovic Bus  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf Ire
  3. Take the bus from Ulm to Sarajevo

$139 - $175

Night train, bus  •  22 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Bludenz En
  2. Take the bus from Bludenz to Sarajevo

$103 - $255

Train, bus via Budapest-Keleti  •  25 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wörgl Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Novi Sad
  4. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Zvornik
  5. Take the bus from Zvornik to Istočno Sarajevo

$201 - $320

Bus  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Sarajevo

$95 - $120

Drive  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Sarajevo 792.5 miles

$160 - $240

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

Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Sarajevo 4 times a day. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zürich to Sarajevo once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $120 and the journey takes 25 h 40 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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Bludenz
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
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
$83
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Bludenz to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
19 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Drina Trans
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Novi Sad to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
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

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Questions & Answers

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

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

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 270.

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.

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Zürich to Sarajevo, including transfers.