Bosnia & Herzegovina travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Bosnia & Herzegovina with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Bosnia & Herzegovina.

The famous old bridge at Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina © Enisy - Adobe.Stock
The famous old bridge at Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina © Enisy - Adobe.Stock

Bosnia & Herzegovina travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Bosnia & Herzegovina with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Bosnia and Herzegovina - quick facts
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Bosnian, Croatian
Currency Bosnian Mark
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Right

Why visit Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Considering a holiday to the Bosnia and Herzegovina? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

  • Culture vultures
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife

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Bosnia & Herzegovina weather

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The Bosnia & Herzegovina weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Sarajevo.

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Bosnia & Herzegovina travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Bosnia & Herzegovina from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Bosnia & Herzegovina travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Bosnia & Herzegovina with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Bosnia & Herzegovina, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Bosnia & Herzegovina covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Bosnia & Herzegovina with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Do you want to learn more about Bosnia & Herzegovina? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

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Bosnia & Herzegovina FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Bosnia & Herzegovina including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Bosnia & Herzegovina due to Covid-19?

Bosnia & Herzegovina is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Check out Ministry of Health, Bosnia & Herzegovina for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Bosnia & Herzegovina?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Bosnia & Herzegovina. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Bosnia & Herzegovina and the UK?

The time difference between Bosnia & Herzegovina and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

The main languages spoken in Bosnia & Herzegovina are Bosnian and Croatian.

What is the currency in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

The currency in Bosnia & Herzegovina is the Bosnian Mark (BAM).

Send money to Bosnia & Herzegovina with XE Money Transfers*.

Which plugs are used in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

Bosnia & Herzegovina uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Bosnia & Herzegovina?

They drive on the right side of the road in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Find out more about driving in Bosnia & Herzegovina with RAC* and International Drivers Association*.

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