Sarajevo Airport

General information

Sarajevo Airport was reopened to air traffic in 1996 and has been growing ever since, with almost 1 million passengers using the airport in 2017. A setback was the bankruptcy of the country’s flag carrier: B&H Airlines ceased operations in July 2015.

Location

Where is Sarajevo Airport situated?

Sarajevo Airport is located southwest of the city centre, in the suburb of Butmir. The airport is conveniently located on the outskirts of Sarajevo and close to the M17 and M18 motorways.

How many terminals has Sarajevo Airport?

The airport has one terminal with a capacity of 1 million passengers per year. Sarajevo Airport plans a new terminal next to the current terminal. The airport expansion should be completed by the end of 2018.

Airport Map


Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Sarajevo Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Airport Distance
Tuzla Airport 77km
Dubrovnik Airport (Croatia) 141km
Tivat Airport (Montenegro) 161km
Split Airport (Croatia) 167km
Podgorica Airport (Montenegro) 178km
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (Serbia) 191km

Transportation

Car

The distance from Sarajevo Airport to the centre of Sarajevo is 10 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Sarajevo.

From SJJ Airport to Sarajevo City centre by Car
10 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Sarajevo Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Sarajevo Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Sarajevo Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Sarajevo Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Sarajevo is about BAM 20.-. Book your taxi at Sarajevo Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SJJ Airport to Sarajevo City centre by Taxi
10 km
25 min
BAM 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Sarajevo Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Budget, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Sarajevo Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Sarajevo Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Sarajevo Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Sarajevo Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Sarajevo Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Sarajevo Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Norwegian (DY)
  • Eurowings (EW)
  • Turkish Airlines (TK)
  • Croatia Airlines (OU)
  • Air Serbia (JU)

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Sarajevo Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

family

Hotel Octagon, Sarajevo

Located only 100 metres away from Sarajevo International Airport, Hotel Octagon provides air-conditioned accommodation with meeting and business facilities and free WiFi access.

business

Spa Hotel Terme, Sarajevo

Providing free pick-up from and transfers to Sarajevo Airport, the air-conditioned Spa Hotel Terme features a hot tub, sauna, gym and massage parlour. It is located in the Ilidža suburb and has free WiFi.

luxury

Malak Regency Hotel, Sarajevo

Featuring an indoor swimming pool, a sauna and a fitness centre, Malak Regency Hotel is set in Ilidža, 12 km from Sarajevo. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available onsite.

Hotels in Sarajevo

Looking for the best hotels in Sarajevo? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

family

Hotel President Sarajevo, Sarajevo

Situated in Sarajevo, 100 metres from Latin bridge and 200 metres from Sebilj Fountain, Hotel President Sarajevo boasts a terrace and views of the city.

budget

Hotel Noble, Sarajevo

Offering accommodation in the very centre of Sarajevo, Hotel Noble is located within the Old Town pedestrian zone, about 150 metres from the Latin bridge and 200 metres from the lively Baščaršija. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

business

Spa Hotel Terme, Sarajevo

Providing free pick-up from and transfers to Sarajevo Airport, the air-conditioned Spa Hotel Terme features a hot tub, sauna, gym and massage parlour. It is located in the Ilidža suburb and has free WiFi.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Sarajevo Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

Sarajevo: Times of Misfortune Bus Tour

Explore locations that played an important role in the defense and resistance of Sarajevo during the 1992-95 war, and learn what life was like without food, water, electricity, and gas, as well as what happened to culture and sport in the city.

Activity

Private Tour from Sarajevo: Sutjeska National Park

Visit the oldest Bosnia & Herzegovina national park and site of the famous WW2 battle.

Tour & transport

Sarajevo: Balkans Dark History and War Private Tour

Experience the horrors of war and get a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the people who witnessed it first hand on a private 3-hour tour of Sarajevo. Learn what life was like to live in the city during the Bosnian War.

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