BUDAPEST TO SARAJEVO BY TRAIN

Travel from Budapest (Hungary) to Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina) by train (408 km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Budapest in Hungary to Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the main route leads via Croatia. Please read the following information and blog posts.

There are two main routes. Compare them and decide which one feeds your needs best.

1 Budapest (Hungary) - Zagreb (Croatia) - Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina) 2 Budapest (Hungary) - Belgrade (Serbia) - Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

408 km

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CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users:
Sarajevo - Budapest / Budapest - Banja Luka / Budapest - Mostar
1 Budapest (Hungary) - Zagreb (Croatia) - Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)
The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.
1A Travelling from Budapest (Hungary) to Zagreb (Croatia)
To travel from Hungary to Croatia by train, buy your tickets online from Hungarian Railways MAV START or from a station in Hungary. A number of offers is available, for instance Sparschiene tickets from 19€ for the single trip Budapest - Zagreb. Online tickets have to be printed from ticket machines at stations in Hungary!

There are two daily express trains between Budapest and Zagreb and night trains from Budapest to Rijeka and Split during the summer months.
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TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
InterCity (IC) / Györsvonat (G)

NIGHT TRAINS: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
G1246/1605/481 Budapest - Rijeka / G1204 Budapest - Split

TRAIN COMPANY
MÁV Magyar Államvasutak - MÁV START / HŽ Hrvatske željeznice

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Sarajevo - Budapest / Budapest - Zagreb / Budapest - Split / Budapest - Rijeka / Budapest - Dubrovnik

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Budapest to Zagreb here.
Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

1B Travelling from Zagreb (Croatia) to Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)
If you want to travel from Croatia to Bosnia-Herzegovina by train, buy your ticket locally at a station. There are no online tickets available.

The only international service to Bosnia-Herzegovina is the train from Zagreb to Sarajevo. Unfortunately, this connection has been suspended in December 2016.
All other international lines have been closed for several years.

At the moment, it is only possible to get to Bosnia-Herzegovina by bus.
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TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Brzi (B)

BUS: Bus connections that might be helpful.
Dubrovnik - Mostar / Split - Mostar

TRAIN COMPANY
HŽ Hrvatske željeznice / ZFBH Željeznice Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine / ZRS Željeznice Republike Srpske

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Sarajevo - Budapest / Zagreb - Sarajevo / Zagreb - Mostar / Zagreb - Banja Luka / Dubrovnik - Sarajevo / Dubrovnik - Mostar / Split - Sarajevo / Split - Mostar

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Zagreb to Sarajevo here.
Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

2 Budapest (Hungary) - Belgrade (Serbia) - Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)
The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.
2A Travelling from Budapest (Hungary) to Belgrade (Serbia)
Direct train connections available from Hungary (Budapest) to Serbia (Belgrade) to special saver prices. Buy your ticket online via the given link.
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TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
EuroCity (EC)

NIGHT TRAINS: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
G 341 Budapest - Belgrade

TRAIN COMPANY
MÁV Magyar Államvasutak - MÁV START

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Sarajevo - Budapest / Budapest - Belgrade / Budapest - Novi Sad

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Budapest to Belgrade here.
Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

2B Travelling from Belgrade (Serbia) to Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)
There are currently no trains operating between Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Instead you have to travel by bus. There are frequent buses running between Belgrade and Sarajevo as well as on other routes.
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BUS: Bus connections that might be helpful.
Belgrade - Sarajevo

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Sarajevo - Budapest / Belgrade - Sarajevo / Belgrade - Banja Luka / Belgrade - Mostar / Niš - Sarajevo / Novi Sad - Sarajevo

Buy your ticket from Belgrade to Sarajevo here.
Buy your ticket at the bus station or at the website of the bus company.

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