|Airport of arrival:||Sarajevo International Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Sarajevo:||2 hours|
Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the city is located on the banks of beautiful Miljacka River. Sarajevo attracts a growing number of international tourists every year thanks to its spectacular historical landmarks and rich cultural heritage. Pegasus Airlines schedules frequent flights to Sarajevo and it is possible to find cheap flight tickets to Sarajevo throughout the year.
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing direct flight deals to Sarajevo departing from İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. It is also possible for you to enjoy Pegasus’ advanced flight network to find connecting flights to Sarajevo through İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport departing from different cities across the globe.
After a delightful time in Sarajevo, you can enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ direct flight offer back to İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport or other connecting flights to various destinations of the world through İstanbul.
About the Airport
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing flight deals to Sarajevo arriving at the Sarajevo International Airport. Sarajevo International Airport is located 10 kilometers away from the city center.
Sarajevo International Airport
Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ), also called as Butmir Airport, is the busiest airport of Bosnia and Herzegovina with more than 1 million passengers in 2018 and has been in operation for commercial flights since 1969. At the airport, there are many restaurants, shops, and cafés as well as facilities for banking, medical, communication, special assistance, and religious services.
Transport from Sarajevo International Airport to City Center
You can get to the city center with direct bus, taxi and car from Sarajevo International Airport.
Shuttle buses are available from 5.30 to 22.00 during summer and 6.25 to 22.30 during winter with varying intervals that are scheduled accordingly to incoming flights. The trip costs 5 KM and takes approximately 20 minutes.
There are also many taxis available in the airport 24/7. Most taxis offer 30 KM fixed prices to the city center.
You can also enjoy the city with a rental car. Pegasus Airlines car rental service has great offers for you in here.
Sarajevo has an extensive, reliable and convenient public transport system and you can use buses, trams, small buses and taxis to get around in Sarajevo.
In order to use public transport, you need to buy a public transport card that is available for varying durations in most kiosks and stations. It is also possible for you to pay in cash on buses and small buses to the driver but you will be paying 0.20 KM more in comparison to a regular city transport card.
You can click here to check timetables, routes, and fares for every means of public transport in Sarajevo. The site is only available in Bosnian.
You can also use taxis to get around in Sarajevo. The starting price for taxis is 1.5 KM and costs 1 KM per kilometer.
Sarajevo is a rapidly growing tourism destination and offers a variety of accommodation options to its visitors.
If it is your first time in Sarajevo, it is recommended for you to stay in hotels located around “Obana Kulina Bana” and “Mula Mustafe Bašeskije” streets since you will be walking distance away from Sarajevo’s most popular cultural and historical attractions that are located in “Baščaršija”.
Pegasus Airlines would love to help you organize your trip to Sarajevo and you can book a hotel easily through Pegasus Airlines website.
Sarajevo is an amazing place to eat. Its cuisine delivers a delicious fusion of Bosnian, Turkish and Serbian kitchens. While you are enjoying Sarajevo, you can try some of its authentic recipes such as “Ćevapi”,”Pljeskavica”, and “Trileçe” in various local restaurants.
If you would like to know more about the amazing Sarajevo cuisine, you should have a look at our Sarajevo Food Guide.
We have listed some side notes about Sivas for you right below.
Bosnia and Herzegovina does not require a visa for Schengen Area countries and for many other nationalities. You can click here to check if your country is eligible for visa-free entry to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In addition to what Sarajevo has to offer, you can travel these closely located cities to keep on discovering.
- Visoko (30 km)
- Zenica (69 km)
- Tuzla (119 km)
- Mostar (129 km)
Sarajevo has a humid continental climate with a high chance of rain throughout the year. Summers are hot and rainy while winters are cold and snowy. It is recommended for you to visit Sarajevo during summer or late spring since the weather is more pleasant and welcoming with beautiful sceneries all around.
- Country Code: +387
- City Code: 33
- Sarajevo International Airport: +387 33 289-100
- Police: 122
- Ambulance: 124
- Sarajevo International Airport Shuttle Service: +387 33 213-100
Places to see
Sarajevo is one of the most amazing cities of its region thanks to its significant historical landmarks and unique cultural heritage. Baščaršija is the historical center of Sarajevo where you can find numerous historical landmarks as well as a vibrant commercial area filled with authentic Sarajevo products. Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque and Sarajevo Cathedral are two of the prominent landmarks of Sarajevo both historically and architecturally.
You can visit our comprehensive Sarajevo Travel Guide to learn more about Sarajevo and its must-see attractions.
There are a couple of things you can do to find the cheapest flight ticket to Sarajevo. In order to find the cheapest flight ticket, it is always good to book your flight ticket in advance, ideally two or three months prior to your flight.
You can also visit Sarajevo during its off-season which is winter and enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ amazing seasonal flight ticket promotions. In addition to these, flight tickets during weekdays are almost always cheaper than flight tickets that are scheduled on weekends.
Sarajevo is an amazing place to discover with its all-around historical landmarks and a unique cultural atmosphere that is ready to embrace its visitors.
Travelers usually choose to visit Sarajevo during summer or autumn to avoid cold winter conditions and also to admire the beautiful sceneries of Sarajevo that reveal themselves during autumn and summer.
Two to three days in Sarajevo would be enough for you to discover and enjoy Sarajevo thoroughly.
While Sarajevo does not offer a special travel card exclusively for tourists, you can purchase a daily unlimited public transport card that costs 5.30 KM. (2019)
Sarajevo is a safe city with low petty and violent crime incidents, but it is recommended for you to be cautious in crowded areas to avoid pickpocketing, purse snatchings, and tourist scams.
Sarajevo is one of the most budget-friendly destinations of its region with many affordable sightseeing, dining and accommodation options.