Trains in Bosnia-Herzegovina
The train network in Bosnia-Herzegovina is still expanding, but there are good connections between key cities in comfortable trains.
Train types in Bosnia-Herzegovina
- Route Map
- Domestic Trains
Two railway companies operate in different regions of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
ZFBH (Željeznice Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine)
Operates in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Includes the main line Doboj – Sarajevo – Mostar – Ploče.
ZRS (Željeznice Republike Srpske)
- Operates in the Republika Srpska
- Includes the line Doboj – Banja Luka – Novi Grad.
- Visit the ZRS website.
Bikes are not allowed on trains in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
- Domestic routes
- International routes
- The most popular and scenic route is from the capital Sarajevo to Mostar.
- Modern air-conditioned trains are used on the Sarajevo to Mostar route.
- The train used to continue to Ploče on the coast of Croatia, but these trains currently only run during summer season.
- Sarajevo – Mostar: 2 hours
- Doboj – Banja Luka: 2 hours
- Banja Luka – Novi Grad: 2 hours
The international connections to Zagreb (Croatia) and Budapest (Hungary) have been suspended for some years now due to construction works.
How to make reservations for trains in Bosnia-Herzegovina:
Reservations for regional trains are compulsory. You can book your seat locally at the train station.
The fee to make these reservations is €1.50 (BAM 3, the local currency).
The cost of the reservation itself depends on the distance travelled.
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