Duration 5h 6m
Distance 294.3 km
Average price 18€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Sofia and Thessaloniki takes 5h 6m and the fastest bus takes 4h 45m. The bus service runs several times per day from Sofia to Thessaloniki. 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. Thessaloniki
5h 30m
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9€ - 22€

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia Central Bus Station station and arriving at Thessaloniki Monastiriou. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Sofia and Thessaloniki is 231 km. The road distance is 294.3 km.

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Sofia to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Sofia Central Bus Station.

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Sofia to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Thessaloniki Monastiriou station.

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There are 1413+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Sofia and Thessaloniki?

Arda Tur operates a bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki Monastiriou 4 times a day. Tickets cost 18€ - 22€ and the journey takes 5h 30m. Four other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
Arda Tur
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Crazy Holidays
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Union Ivkoni
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com

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