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There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Ljubljana by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Ljubljana  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Ljubljana (LJU) SOF - LJU

$121 - $436

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Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Ljubljana Florentia Bus / ...

$30 - $170

3 alternative options

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Klagenfurt (KLU) SOF - KLU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana

$132 - $511

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  9h 30m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Graz (GRZ) SOF - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana

$151 - $821

Drive  •  9h 26m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Ljubljana 575.7 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Ljubljana is to bus which costs $30 - $170 and takes 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Ljubljana is to fly which costs $120 - $440 and takes 4h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Ljubljana. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Sofia and Ljubljana is 793 km. The road distance is 921.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 15h and costs $30 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Sofia to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Sofia to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 4h 43m and costs $120 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $170 and takes 15h.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Sofia to Ljubljana bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Ljubljana station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 495.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Adria Airways and Austrian Airlines fly from Sofia to Ljubljana once daily. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Sofia to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 15h. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Vienna, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Klagenfurt via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$11 - $40
Private
$45 - $180
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
atvo.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Sofia to Ljubljana Gas Station Barie
Ave. Duration
14h 11m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
dary.bg

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Ljubljana is 1h behind Sofia. It is currently 1:13 AM in Sofia and 12:13 AM in Ljubljana.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Ljubljana is 921 km. It takes approximately 9h 26m to drive from Sofia to Ljubljana.

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Austrian Airlines and Adria Airways offer flights from Sofia Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 806+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34m and costs $1.

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