How to travel from Sarajevo to Zagreb

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from Sarajevo to Zagreb

You can get from Sarajevo to Zagreb by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Sarajevo to Zagreb on Aug 16 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:42PMSarajevo8h13 08:55PMZagreb
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04:15PMSarajevo International Airport0h50 05:05PMZagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
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06:20AMSarajevo International Airport0h50 07:10AMZagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport
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Travel Information between Sarajevo and Zagreb

distanceDistance178 miles (287 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $178
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $36 (€33) • 8 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $178 (€165) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCroatia Bus d. O. O. Or Croatia Airlines

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 178 miles (287 km) to Zagreb from Sarajevo. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Croatia Bus d. O. O. Or Croatia Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Sarajevo to Zagreb.

How to get from Sarajevo to Zagreb

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Sarajevo to Zagreb there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 100,00% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Sarajevo to Zagreb. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Travel between Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Zagreb, Croatia is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Bosnia and Herzegovina enter Croatia?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zagreb from Sarajevo?

Conditions of entry into Croatia:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zagreb, Croatia?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Croatia has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Sarajevo to Zagreb.

The restriction level for your return to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina from Croatia is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Sarajevo from Zagreb restricted?

Entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Sarajevo from Zagreb?

Conditions of reentry into Bosnia and Herzegovina:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You should observe these safety measures in Bosnia and Herzegovina as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina was last checked on 8/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Sarajevo from Zagreb closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Sarajevo to Zagreb including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Zagreb from Sarajevo is by taking a bus, which costs on average $36 (€33).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zagreb:

Taking a bus is usually $143 (€132) less than taking a flight to Zagreb, which costs on average $178 (€165) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Zagreb from Sarajevo is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Zagreb can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Zagreb by bus can take on average 8 h 13 min.

You should expect to travel around 178 miles (287 km) between Sarajevo and Zagreb.

The average frequency per day from Sarajevo to Zagreb is:

  • 6 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Sarajevo to Zagreb as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Sarajevo to Zagreb:

  • Buses from Sarajevo to Zagreb most often leave from Sarajevo, Vojkovici Stanica and arrive in Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor.
  • Flights mostly leave from Sarajevo International Airport and tend to arrive in Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Sarajevo to Zagreb, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Croatia Bus d. O. O. Can get you to Zagreb by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Croatia Bus d. O. O. From Sarajevo to Zagreb for $36 (€33) on Omio.
  • Travel with Croatia Airlines for flights to Zagreb. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Croatia Airlines Sarajevo to Zagreb tickets on Omio for $178 (€165).

Yes, there are direct routes from Sarajevo to Zagreb with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 4 direct buses per day to Zagreb with Flixbus.

Direct services to Zagreb tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Sarajevo to Zagreb often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Budapest, Vienna or Ljubljana. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Sarajevo and Zagreb itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zagreb and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Sarajevo to Zagreb, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $36 (€33) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $178 (€165) one way.

But we recommend booking Sarajevo to Zagreb tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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