There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Sofia by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Zagreb  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Sofia (SOF) ZAG - SOF

$136 - $448

Cheapest option

Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus

$35 - $130

3 alternative options

Fly from Ljubljana  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Sofia (SOF) LJU - SOF

$145 - $673

Bus Dary Commerce  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb Motel Plitvice to Sofia

Drive  •  8 h

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Sofia 489.6 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Sofia is to bus which costs 220 kn - 800 kn and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Sofia is to fly which costs 850 kn - 2.900 kn and takes 6 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Autobusni kolodvor and arriving at Sofia Serdika. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Sofia is 680 km. The road distance is 783.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs 220 kn - 800 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Zagreb to Sofia, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Sofia bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Autobusni kolodvor station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Sofia is to fly which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 850 kn - 2.900 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 220 kn - 800 kn and takes 11 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Sofia bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Sofia Serdika station.

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Zagreb. It is currently 6:45 AM in Zagreb and 7:45 AM in Sofia.

Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Sofia is 783 km. It takes approximately 8 h to drive from Zagreb to Sofia.

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  • Distance: 424.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and 12 other airlines fly from Zagreb to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Zagreb to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Zagreb Motel Plitvice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
dary.bg

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