There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Sarajevo by plane, bus, train, rideshare or car

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

Fly from Zagreb  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Sarajevo (SJJ) ZAG - SJJ

$84 - $383

Cheapest option

Bus Biss-Tours  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Derventa
  2. Take the bus from Derventa to Sarajevo

$16 - $42

6 alternative options

Fly from Ljubljana  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Sarajevo (SJJ) LJU - SJJ

$103 - $609

Bus Croatia Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Sarajevo

$22 - $35

Train, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Slavonski Brod En / ...
  2. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod to Zenica
  3. Take the bus from Zenica to Sarajevo

$31 - $60

Bus Bosna Expres  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Jelah
  2. Take the bus from Jelah to Sarajevo

Rideshare  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Zagreb to Sarajevo 255 miles

$22

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Sarajevo 252.6 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Sarajevo is to rideshare which costs 135 kn and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Sarajevo is to fly which costs 500 kn - 2.500 kn and takes 2 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Sarajevo. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Sarajevo is 288 km. The road distance is 404.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Sarajevo without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs 140 kn - 210 kn.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Zagreb to Sarajevo, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Sarajevo is to fly which takes 2 h 4 min and costs 500 kn - 2.500 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140 kn - 210 kn and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Sarajevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Zagreb to Sarajevo bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Sarajevo station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Sarajevo.
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  • Distance: 180 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

Croatia Airlines flies from Zagreb to Sarajevo twice daily. Alternatively, Croatia Bus operates a bus from Zagreb to Sarajevo 4 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Derventa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Bus from Zenica to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Zagreb to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Derventa to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $24
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Zenica
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Zenica to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bosna Expres
Phone
+38732691375
Email
info@bosnaexpres.ba
Website
bosnaexpres.ba
Bus from Zagreb to Derventa
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bosnaexpres.ba
Bus from Zagreb to Jelah
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bosnaexpres.ba
Bus from Jelah to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bosnaexpres.ba
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Zenica
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Slavonski Brod to Zenica
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
Autoprevoz - Bus d.d.
Phone
+387 36 551 900
Email
booking@autoprevoz-bus.ba
Website
autoprevoz.ba
Bus from Zenica to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
autoprevoz.ba
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zagreb to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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