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As one of the prettiest Balkan cities, Sarajevo is a remarkable destination flooded by a large number of visitors in recent years. This lovely town, which was ruled by the Ottoman Empire for long years in the past, gathers together a wide range of different cultures by its cosmopolitan presence. Tourists from all over the world are simply enthralled by Sarajevo by its natural gems and notable historical artifacts dating back to especially the Ottoman period.

Turkish Airlines is the first choice of passengers traveling from the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, to Istanbul, Turkish metropolis of mesmerizing beauty. Book your flight with Turkish Airlines now to enjoy a comfortable and privileged journey of high quality up in the clouds.

Turkish Airlines offers two direct flights in average every day from Sarajevo to Istanbul. Flights take off from Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ) and land at Istanbul Airport (IST) within nearly two hours. The number of flights remains quite the same throughout the year; no big changes occur on seasonal basis.

Istanbul is used as a transfer/transit point for some flights in this route as well. Take a look at the flights from Sarajevo to review all destinations you can reach with a connecting flight over Istanbul.

From: Sarajevo

Turkish Airlines Sarajevo Flights

Sarajevo remains as an outstanding European destination especially in history and culture. Having been home to many civilizations throughout the history, the city has managed to create a perfectly tolerant atmosphere via its large cultural mosaic. The Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque remaining from the Ottomans is a noteworthy icon built by the Architect Sinan. The stone bridge on Miljacka River and The Sacred Heart Cathedral attracting by its Gothic style are the top popular destinations in the capital. Suffered greatly during the wars, Sarajevo also hosts the Sarajevo Tunnel, the underground tunnel constructed for escaping the war and providing food, war supplies and humanitarian aid, as one of the most attention-grabbing spots in the city, together with Bascarsija, the old bazaar and biggest tourist attraction.

The sole airport serving in the city, Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ) is located in Butmir region.

Transportation to Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ)

It is possible to use the trolleybuses numbered 107 and 103 departing in every five minutes from the center, to reach Sarajevo Airport (SJJ).These vehicles would be a practical way to comfortably getting to the airport, which is located 10 kilometers from the center. You may also use the buses numbered 31E operating from Trg Austrije station in the center. In addition, it is also possible to take the cabs, which are at your service 7/24 in the city.

Destination: Istanbul

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The most populous city in Türkiye, Istanbul is a significant tourism destination by its utterly valuable historical artifacts all over and its natural gems captivating every visitor. Successfully preserving the traces of the glorious sultanate period up to now by the historic mansions, palaces and pavilions, this enchanting city promises a magical vacation to its guests by world class comfort of modern world as well. It is possible to see many spots and meet distinctive sides of the city in the same day; have a peaceful break at the Princes’ Islands, enjoy a spectacular landscape accompanied by the beautiful Bosporus, try the palatable tastes of Turkish cuisine at the historic restaurants in Beyoğlu district. Istanbul truly is an amazing destination having a lot to offer.

Istanbul hosts two airports: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Passengers holding a flight ticket with Turkish Airlines from Sarajevo to Istanbul land at Istanbul Airport (IST).

Transportation from Istanbul Airport (IST) to the city center

Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the D20 road. Even though the airport is approximately 35 km from the city center there are many transportation options available to passengers.

When it comes to public transport, the main options that go to many spots in the city center, are the scheduled IETT buses and Havaist shuttles. Guests that aren’t willing to use public transportation can reach the city center in half an hour by taxi. Guests that want to travel privately and with ease can rent a car from car rental companies based at the airport.

You can find more detailed information on transportation and IETT schedules here.

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