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There are 5 ways to get from Copenhagen to Sofia by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Sofia (SOF) CPH - SOF

$63 - $271

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  32h 34m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Nürnberg to Sofia

$211 - $372

Bus and ferry Lasta, bus  •  34h 12m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Copenhagen to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia

$105 - $120

Bus and ferry Benko Tours 92, bus  •  34h 15m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Copenhagen to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station Belgrade - Varna

$104 - $138

Drive  •  22h 45m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Sofia 1497.4 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Sofia is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 650 kr - 800 kr and takes 34h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Sofia is to fly which costs 400 kr - 1800 kr and takes 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Sofia via Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 12m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Sofia is 1637 km. The road distance is 2395.8 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Sofia without a car is to train and bus which takes 32h 34m and costs 1300 kr - 2500 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Copenhagen to Sofia, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Sofia bus services, operated by Lasta, depart from Copenhagen station.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Copenhagen to Sofia bus services, operated by Matpu, arrive at Sofia station.

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Sofia is 1h ahead of Copenhagen. It is currently 1:45 AM in Copenhagen and 2:45 AM in Sofia.

Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 1023.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Sofia every 3 hours.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus and ferry from Copenhagen to Beograd
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Sofia is 2396 km. It takes approximately 22h 45m to drive from Copenhagen to Sofia.

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Wizz Air, Adria Airways, Air Serbia and five other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1261+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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