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

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

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Zagreb to Sofia every 2 hours. Alternatively, ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Zagreb to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 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
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Vienna
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Belgrade
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Istanbul
Avg. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Prague
Avg. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Beograd to Nis
Avg. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
trainose.gr
Second Class
$15 - $20
First Class
$18 - $25
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Palilulska pijaca to Dimitrovgrad
Avg. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $6
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Avg. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $6
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Avg. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Avg. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice to Sofia
Avg. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Zagreb Motel Plitvice to Sofia
Avg. Duration
12 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
dary.bg

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zagreb to Sofia?

The distance between Zagreb and Sofia is 680 km. The road distance is 783 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Sofia is to bus which costs 270 kn and takes 11 h 30 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Sofia is to fly which takes 6 h 26 min and costs 1.300 kn.

Is there a direct train between Zagreb and Sofia?

No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Sofia via Beograd, Palilulska pijaca and Dimitrovgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Zagreb and Sofia?

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.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Zagreb to Sofia, including transfers.