Places in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Flying to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Airlines operating flights to Bosnia & Herzegovina include Austrian Airlines (, Croatian Airlines ( and germanwings ( There are no direct flights from the UK or the USA.

The major airport is: Sarajevo International Airport.

Flight times:

From London - 4 hours (including stopover); New York - 11 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax:


Airport guides

Airport Code: SJJ. Location: The airport is located about 6km (4 miles) southwest of Sarajevo city centre. Money: There is a currency exchange office in the main public hall. Read more

Travel by rail

Rail services link Sarajevo, Mostar, Doboj and Banja Luka to Zagreb, Croatia. However, services are slow.

Rail passes:

InterRail: offers unlimited first- or second-class travel in up to 29 European countries for European residents of over six months. The Global Pass allows travel for 15 days, 22 days, one month, five days in 10 days or 10 days in 22 days across all countries.

Travellers under 26 years receive a reduction. Children under 12 travel free when accompanied by an adult using an adult pass. Supplements are required for some high-speed services, seat reservations and couchettes. Discounts are offered on Eurostar and some ferry routes. Available from (tel: +44 844 848 5848, in the UK;

By rail note:

The Sarajevo-Mostar line is being upgraded and is closed until late 2016.

Driving to Bosnia and Herzegovina

It is possible to enter the country by car from Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro.

Getting to Bosnia and Herzegovina by boat

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.