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Duration 8h 8m
Distance 419.6 km
Average price $30
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Ohrid and Sofia takes 8h 8m and the fastest bus takes 8h. The bus service runs several times per day from Ohrid to Sofia. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus via Skopje

  1. Ohrid
  2. Skopje
  3. Sofia
8h 40m
$22 - $33

Ohrid to Sofia bus times

Buses run three times a day between Ohrid and Sofia. The earliest departure is at 10:45 in the morning, and the last departure from Ohrid is at 17:45 which arrives into Sofia at 02:45. All services require a transfer at Skopje and take an average of 8h 8m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Ohrid to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Ohrid and arriving at Sofia via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 40m.

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The distance between Ohrid and Sofia is 273 km. The road distance is 419.6 km.

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Ohrid to Sofia bus services, operated by AD Galeb Ohrid, depart from Ohrid station.

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Ohrid to Sofia bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Sofia station.

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Sofia is 1h ahead of Ohrid. It is currently 2:12 AM in Ohrid and 3:12 AM in Sofia.

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