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Duration 13h
Distance 387.6 km
Average price $30
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The bus between Sofia and Bucharest takes 13h. There is at least one bus per day from Sofia to Bucharest. 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

  1. Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Bucharest
7h
Bookable on Rome2rio
$12 - $30

Sofia to Bucharest bus times

Buses run once daily between Sofia and Bucharest. The service departs Sofia at 00:30 in the morning, which arrives into Bucharest at 13:30. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 13h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Sofia to Bucharest? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia - Central Bus Station station and arriving at Bucharest - Gară Filaret. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Sofia and Bucharest is 296 km. The road distance is 387.6 km.

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Sofia to Bucharest bus services, operated by ETAP Group, depart from Sofia - Central Bus Station.

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Sofia to Bucharest bus services, operated by ETAP Group, arrive at Bucharest - Gară Filaret station.

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What companies run services between Sofia and Bucharest?

ETAP Group operates a bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $30 and the journey takes 7h. Makedonija Soobrakaj AD also services this route once daily.
Bus operators
ETAP Group
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Atlas Taxi
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Sofia to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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Atlas Taxi

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