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

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandanski to Sofia

$6 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus Avtogari  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandanski to Dupnitsa
  2. Take the bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia

$9 - $15

Taxi  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sandanski to Sofia 102.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Sandanski to Sofia 102.3 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Sandanski to Sofia is to bus which costs $6 - $11 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sandanski to Sofia is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sandanski and arriving at Sofia. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sandanski and Sofia is 126 km. The road distance is 163.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sandanski to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $6 - $11.

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The bus from Sandanski to Sofia takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Sandanski to Sofia bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Sandanski station.

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Sandanski to Sofia bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sandanski to Sofia is 164 km. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Sandanski to Sofia.

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There are 1224+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 78.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Sandanski to Sofia every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sandanski to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sandanski to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sandanski to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sandanski to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Sandanski to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Union Ivkoni
Samokov Bus
Website
samokov-info.com
Bus from Sandanski to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sandanski to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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