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There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Kosovo 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.

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Bus  •  7h 45m

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

$18 - $27

Cheapest option

Train  •  12h 47m

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
  2. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
  3. Take the train from Niš to Vasiljevac Stajaliste

$6 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus Matpu, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina Ic 892

$20 - $42

Bus Kaleia, train  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina Ic 892

$27 - $44

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Pristina 189.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Kosovo is to train which costs $6 - $12 and takes 12h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Kosovo is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 4h 7m.

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The distance between Sofia and Kosovo is 198 km. The road distance is 303.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Kosovo without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 40m and costs $19 - $45.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Sofia to Kosovo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Kosovo is to bus which takes 7h 45m and costs $17 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 - $12 and takes 12h 47m.

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Kosovo is 1h behind Sofia. It is currently 3:17 AM in Sofia and 2:17 AM in Kosovo.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Kosovo is 304 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Sofia to Kosovo.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Kosovo. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Kosovo.
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  • Distance: 124.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Kosovo?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Pristina via Skopje and Pristina in around 7h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Pristina via Dimitrovgrad, Niš, and Vasiljevac Stajaliste in around 12h 47m.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Niš to Vasiljevac Stajaliste
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
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 Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h
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 Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com

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