There are 6 ways to get from Zagreb to Sofia by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Zagreb  •  6 h 18 min

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

$135 - $446

Cheapest option

Train  •  18 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd En
  2. Take the train from Beograd centar to Niš 790
  3. Take the train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
  4. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia 491

$34 - $64

4 alternative options

Fly from Ljubljana  •  6 h 36 min

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

$145 - $669

Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  11 h 30 min

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

$35 - $130

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Sofia is to train which costs 220 kn - 410 kn and takes 18 h 41 min.

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

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

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

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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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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Sofia via Novi Beograd, Beograd centar, Niš and Dimitrovgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 41 min.

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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
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
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
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
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
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Beograd centar to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
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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