There are 4 ways to get from Pristina to Sofia by 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

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Pristina to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$20 - $27

Cheapest option

Train, bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Pristina to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, bus Matpu  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Priština to Skopje 891
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$19 - $42

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Pristina to Sofia 179 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Pristina to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Pristina and arriving at Sofia via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Pristina and Sofia is 176 km. The road distance is 286.5 km.

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The best way to get from Pristina to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Pristina to Sofia, including transfers.

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Pristina to Sofia bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Pristina station.

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Pristina to Sofia bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Sofia station.

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Pristina. It is currently 3:30 AM in Pristina and 4:30 AM in Sofia.

Yes, the driving distance between Pristina to Sofia is 286 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Pristina to Sofia.

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There are 1173+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pristina to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 110.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Pristina, Kosovo and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Pristina to Sofia via Skopje in around 6 h 40 min.

Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Priština to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
MZI
Website
mzi.mk
Train from Priština to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mzi.mk
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com

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