Getting Around Sarajevo

Getting to Hotel Bristol (Board Members, Staff and Guests)

Hotel Bristol
Fra Filipa Lastrića 2, Sarajevo
+387 (0)33 705 000


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We recommend taking a cab from the airport to Hotel Bristol.

Getting to Hotel Saraj (Fellows and Senior Fellows)

Hotel Saraj
Nevjestina 5, Sarajevo
+387 (0)33 239 510


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Hotel Saraj is located in the old part of Sarajevo, just 250 meters from Barščaršija on the hill above it.

From the Sarajevo Airport

By taxi

  • Take a taxi directly to Hotel Saraj.
  • It should cost about 10 Euros and should take approximately 20 minutes.

By taxi and tram

  • Take a taxi to the tram terminal at Ilidža (the taxi should cost about 2 Euros).
  • Then take Tram 3 to Barščaršija - last stop (the tram ticket is 1,80KM ~ 0,90 Euros).
  • You can then walk (about 15 minutes, including a steep hill at the end, to the hotel)
  • This route should take approximately one hour.

From the Main Train Station

By taxi

  • Take a taxi to Hotel Saraj from the taxi stand, which is in front of the train station on your left side as you exit the station.
  • The trip should take approximately 15 minutes and should cost about 5 Euros.

By tram

  • Take Tram 1 (the tram station is just in front of the train station) and go to Barščaršija – last stop (the tram ticket is 1,80 KM ~ 0,90 euro).
  • You can then walk (about 15 minutes, including a steep hill at the end, to the hotel)
  • This route should take aprroximately 30 minutes.

From the Main Bus Station

  • The main bus station is adjacent to the train station.  Please follow the instructions above.

From the East Sarajevo Bus Station

By taxi

  • Take a taxi directly to Hotel Saraj. 
  • It should cost about 10 Euros and will take approximately 25 minutes.

By bus

  • From the East Sarajevo Bus Station, walk about two minutes to the bus stop for the Trolley Bus #103 (the “Dobrinja – Trg Austrije” line).
  • Take the bus to the last stop “Trg Austrije” (Austrian Square). 
  • Walk the rest of the trip to Hotel Saraj. Please see map above.

Getting to UNITIC Business Center

Filipa Lastri a 2 Sarajevo 71000
71000 Sarajevo
+387 33 295 001


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From Hotel Saraj

By tram

  • Walk down the hill toward Barscarsija (Old Town).
  • At City Hall, bear right and follow the curving street. The Barscarsija tram station is approximately a 12-minute walk from Hotel Saraj.
  • Buy a tram ticket (1.8 KM = 0.9 euro) and board the tram.
  • Exit the tram at the fourth stop (“Marin Dvor”).
  • The large twin UNITIC towers will be in view to your right and the Alta Shopping Center will be just ahead. The next stop at Holiday Inn is too far!
  • After exiting the tram, turn right and walk a short distance to the UNITIC Center.
  • This route takes approximately 25-30 minutes

By foot

  • Walk down the hill toward Barscarsija (Old Town). At City Hall, bear right and follow the curving street. Continue straight and follow the tram tracks.
  • Continue following the tram tracks past the Eternal Flame until you reach the Alta Shopping Center, where you will turn right. Walk a short distance to the UNITIC Center.
  • This route should take approximately 45 minues.

Skenderija Plateau

You can watch the Euro Cup seminfinal matches here.


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Useful Website for Travel Information

Find some detailed information about travelling to and around Sarajevo here.