As close to landlocked as it’s possible to get, Bosnia-Herzegovina is fairly easy to enter from all sides. There is a daily train service from Zagreb in Croatia, which runs through Sarajevo and Mostar en route to Ploče. There are currently no trains from Belgrade or Budapest into Bosnia. Bus connections are more numerous and points of origin include Belgrade, Split and Dubrovnik. There are currently no direct flights from the UK to Bosnia, but a number of budget carriers fly to Zagreb, Zadar and Dubrovnik, from where you can get an onward bus.
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