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There are 8 ways to get from Zadar to Sarajevo by bus, 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.

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Bus Promet Makarska  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split 941
  2. Take the bus from Split to Sarajevo

$32 - $53

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Bus Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Banja Luka
  2. Take the bus from Banja Luka to Sarajevo

$23 - $63

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split 941
  2. Take the bus from Split to Mostar
  3. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo 722 / ...

$32 - $47

Bus Jelinak  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Bugojno
  2. Take the bus from Bugojno to Otoka

$33 - $56

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Sarajevo 225.1 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Zadar  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Sarajevo (SJJ) ZAD - SJJ

$83 - $310

Bus to Zagreb, fly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Zagreb
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Sarajevo (SJJ) ZAG - SJJ

$86 - $321

Bus to Split, fly  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Trogir
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Sarajevo (SJJ) SPU - SJJ

$102 - $364

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Sarajevo is to bus and train which costs 200 kn - 310 kn and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Sarajevo is to drive which costs 280 kn - 420 kn and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Sarajevo. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Sarajevo via Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Sarajevo is 251 km. The road distance is 360.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Sarajevo without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 200 kn - 350 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Zadar to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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Zadar to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Prijevoz Knežević, depart from Zadar station.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Sarajevo is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 200 kn - 350 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 500 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 7 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Sarajevo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Zadar to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, arrive at Sarajevo station.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 156.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Zadar to Sarajevo via Split in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, Eurowings, Croatia Airlines and two other airlines fly from Zadar to Sarajevo twice daily.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Zadar to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Split to Sarajevo via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Split to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Split to Sarajevo via Munich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zadar to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Split to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Split to Sarajevo via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Split to Sarajevo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Split to Sarajevo via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zadar to Sarajevo via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Mostar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zadar Zob to Split Zob
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Zadar Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
globtour.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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Promet Makarska
Bus from Split to Mostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
Promet Makarska
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Bus from Bugojno to Otoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Zadar to Bugojno
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Banja Luka to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $26
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Velebit Tours
Phone
08008885
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zadar, aut.kolodvor to Trogir, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Sarajevo is 360 km. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Zadar to Sarajevo.

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Lufthansa, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Zadar Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 2023+ hotels available in Sarajevo. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Zadar Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 24 kn.

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