The average price of a 7-day trip to Sarajevo is $1,582 for a solo traveler, $2,841 for a couple, and $5,327 for a family of 4. Sarajevo hotels range from $35 to $86 per night with an average of $64, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $320 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) are between $1,162 and $1,756 per person for economy flights and $3,646 to $5,510 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $29 to $65 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Sarajevo, BA

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SJJ and stay in a Sarajevo hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 19th to April 1st
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of August 27th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Sarajevo is usually early October.

 

Average Sarajevo Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Sarajevo for a week is $1,112-$2,314($159-$331 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $29 to $65 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $639 to $1,475 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $64 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $45 to $55 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Sarajevo for a week is $3,000-$4,806($429-$687 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $58 to $130 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,278 to $2,950 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $64 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $45 to $55 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Sarajevo for a week is $3,800-$8,488($543-$1,213 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $116 to $260 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,556 to $5,900 for economy

Lodging: $90 to $128 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $72 to $77 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Sarajevo

How cheap can you make a vacation to Sarajevo? The cheapest trip to Sarajevo is about $121 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 10% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $31.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Sarajevo for a week is $850-$2,024($121-$289 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $13 to $27 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $639 to $1,475 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $35 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Sarajevo for a week is $1,580-$3,688($226-$527 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $26 to $54 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,278 to $2,950 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $35 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Sarajevo for a week is $3,100-$7,196($443-$1,028 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $108 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,556 to $5,900 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $70 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Sarajevo cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Sarajevo Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Sarajevo.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Sarajevo for a week is $2,545-$9,133($364-$1,305 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $55 to $124 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,764 to $4,233 for first class

Lodging: $66 to $86 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $320 to $672 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Sarajevo for a week is $4,694-$14,234($671-$2,033 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $110 to $248 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,528 to $8,466 for first class

Lodging: $66 to $86 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $320 to $672 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Sarajevo for a week is $9,388-$26,854($1,341-$3,836 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $220 to $496 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $7,056 to $16,932 for first class

Lodging: $132 to $172 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $480 to $1,075 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Sarajevo Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Sarajevo is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Sarajevo due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Sarajevo Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Sarajevo hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Sarajevo.

 

Flight Costs to Sarajevo

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,756 average in late June to a low of $1,162 in early October. Median flight price is $1,373. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Sarajevo our data includes 123 originating airports, and 87 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Sarajevo from an airport like Salta (SLA) in Salta (Argentina) for an average $4,337 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Ljubljana (LJU) in Ljubljana (Slovenia) at an average of just $116.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Sarajevo, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $594, so you can easily save about 51% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Sarajevo can easily cost $200 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $13 per person. Private tours can cost $400 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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