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There are 7 ways to get from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Sofia (SOF) ROV - SOF

$132 - $502

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-On-Don to Wolnowacha
  2. Take the train from Wolnowacha to Odessa Gl. D
  3. Take the bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Sofia Serdika

$67 - $100

5 alternative options

Bus, train via Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv
  2. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Kiev Pass
  3. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia

$102 - $151

Bus Hayreniq Tour  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-on-Don to Odessa Krasnodar
  2. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Sofia Serdika Odessa-Varna-Sofia

$75 - $117

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
  2. Take the bus from Odessa Privoz to Bucharest
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$68 - $127

Train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Rostov Glavnij to Liski D
  2. Take the train from Liski to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  3. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia

$135 - $211

Drive  •  24 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia 1124.1 miles

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia is to bus and train which costs RUB 4300 - RUB 7000 and takes 2 days 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia is to fly which costs RUB 8500 - RUB 33000 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Rostov-on-Don and arriving at Sofia Serdika via Odessa Central Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Rostov Glavnij and arriving at Sofia via Liski, Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station and Bucuresti Nord Gara A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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The distance between Rostov-on-Don and Sofia is 1382 km. The road distance is 1798.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 7 h and costs RUB 6500 - RUB 10000.

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It takes approximately 9 h 20 min to get from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia, including transfers.

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Rostov-on-Don to Sofia bus services, operated by Hayreniq Tour, depart from Rostov-on-Don station.

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Rostov-on-Don to Sofia train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Rostov Glavnij station.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia is to fly which takes 9 h 20 min and costs RUB 8500 - RUB 33000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 4900 - RUB 8000 and takes 2 days 10 h, you could also train, which costs RUB 8500 - RUB 14000 and takes 2 days 16 h.

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Map of how to get from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 863.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 20 min

What companies run services between Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Turkish Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia via Odessa Central Bus in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Platov to Sofia via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Platov to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Platov to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Harkov Pass to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $6
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Wolnowacha to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$5 - $8
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$22 - $35
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
26 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Liski to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Rostov Glavnij to Liski
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $23
2nd Class (Kupé)
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
11 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Rostov-on-Don to Odessa
Ave. Duration
32 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
Ave. Duration
39 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Odessa Privoz to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Turist Trans
Phone
+38 (0482) 34-77-07
Email
turist.trans@gmail.com
Website
turistbus.com.ua
Bus from Rostov-On-Don to Wolnowacha
Ave. Duration
17 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
turistbus.com.ua
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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There is no direct flight from Platov Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Rostov-on-Don to Sofia bus services, operated by Maximov Tours, arrive at Sofia Serdika station.

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Sofia is 1 h behind Rostov-on-Don. It is currently 6:22 AM in Rostov-on-Don and 5:22 AM in Sofia.

Rostov-on-Don to Sofia train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rostov-on-Don to Sofia is 1799 km. It takes approximately 24 h 57 min to drive from Rostov-on-Don to Sofia.

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CSA, Turkish Airlines, Bulgaria Air and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Platov Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1242+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Platov Airport is to line 286 bus which takes 50 min and costs RUB 95.

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