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

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Bus  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Sofia Θεσσαλονίκη - Σόφια λεωφορείο

$4 - $11

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Train  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Blagoevgrad to Sofia 5624 / ...

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  1h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Blagoevgrad to Sofia 64.3 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Blagoevgrad to Sofia 64.3 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Blagoevgrad to Sofia is to train which costs $4 - $5 and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Blagoevgrad to Sofia is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 1h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blagoevgrad and arriving at Sofia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blagoevgrad and arriving at Sofia. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Blagoevgrad and Sofia is 78 km. The road distance is 102.9 km.

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The best way to get from Blagoevgrad to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 1h 47m and costs $4 - $11.

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The bus from Blagoevgrad to Sofia takes 1h 47m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Blagoevgrad to Sofia bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Blagoevgrad station.

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Blagoevgrad to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Blagoevgrad station.

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The best way to get from Blagoevgrad to Sofia is to bus which takes 1h 47m and costs $4 - $11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 2h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Blagoevgrad to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 47m

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Blagoevgrad to Sofia hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 47m. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Blagoevgrad to Sofia 4 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 2h 22m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
trainose.gr
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Other operators
Taxi from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
BG Taxi
Phone
+359 73/832 121
Website
bgtaxi.eu

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Blagoevgrad to Sofia bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Sofia station.

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Blagoevgrad to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blagoevgrad to Sofia is 103 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Blagoevgrad to Sofia.

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