There are 4 ways to get from Kardzhali to Sofia by bus, train, taxi or car

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What companies run services between Kardzhali, Bulgaria and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Avtogari operates a bus from Kardzhali to Sofia every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. ETAP Group also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kardzhali to Sofia via Dimitrovgrad in around 6 h 56 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Kardzhali to Dimitrovgrad
Avg. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Kardzhali to Sofia
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
avtogari.info
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Kardzhali to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
2 h 42 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Elit Taxi-Kardzhali
Phone
+359 36/161 72
Korona Taxi
Phone
+359 36/161 48

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kardzhali to Sofia?

The distance between Kardzhali and Sofia is 205 km. The road distance is 273 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kardzhali to Sofia?

The cheapest way to get from Kardzhali to Sofia is to train which costs $10 and takes 6 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kardzhali to Sofia?

The quickest way to get from Kardzhali to Sofia is to taxi which takes 2 h 42 min and costs $180.

Is there a direct train between Kardzhali and Sofia?

No, there is no direct train from Kardzhali to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Kardzhali and arriving at Sofia via Dimitrovgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kardzhali and Sofia?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kardzhali and arriving at Sofia. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Kardzhali to Sofia?

The bus from Kardzhali to Sofia takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs every two hours.