Sarajevo International Airport is located only 12 kilometers from the centre of Sarajevo. It serves as a connection to many European cities and to the rest of the world through major international airline hubs, such as Istanbul, Vienna, Berlin, Munich, Zurich… The airports in Tuzla and Mostar, both of which are about a two-hour drive from Sarajevo, handle flights made by low-cost airlines. More info on reaching the conference venue from the airport can is available on our Getting around page.
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Sarajevo is connected to many European cities by direct bus lines. The Centrotrans Eurolines bus company (www.centrotrans.com) connects Sarajevo with Austria, Belgium, Montenegro, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Croatia, Germany, Slovenia, and Serbia. Other companies, like Biss Tours and Globtour, also offer direct bus lines from many European cities to Sarajevo.
Link Bus station: http://www.autobusni-kolodvor.com/en/default.aspx
Rail travel in Bosnia and Herzegovina is neither sufficiently modernized nor popular but is a suitable and safe way to travel for low-budget travelers. Sarajevo is directly connected to the Croatian capital, Zagreb, and, from there, with the rest of Europe. A one-way ticket from Sarajevo to Zagreb costs around 60 KM and a return ticket costs around 95 KM.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is in the process of developing a highway system in order to make road travel more efficient, but one would be well advised to drive carefully on regional roads. Speed limits are set at the following: 50-60 kph within city limits, 80kph on open roads and 120 kph on highways.