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There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Split by bus, car or plane

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 ATVO S.p.A.  •  17h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor Florentia Bus
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Split 936a

$62 - $88

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  21h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  2. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Herceg Novi
  3. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Split

$54 - $75

4 alternative options

Bus Lasta  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station Varna - Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Split

$80 - $100

Bus Hafet Tours  •  24h

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

$80 - $95

Drive  •  11h 41m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Split 601.1 miles

$110 - $170

Fly  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Split (SPU) SOF - SPU

$144 - $274

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Split is to bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 21h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Split is to fly which costs $140 - $280 and takes 7h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Split. However, there are services departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Split via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 12m.

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The distance between Sofia and Split is 566 km. The road distance is 961.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Split without a car is to bus which takes 17h 12m and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 17h 12m to get from Sofia to Split, including transfers.

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Sofia to Split bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Sofia Serdika station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Split is to bus which takes 17h 12m and costs $60 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $280 and takes 7h 43m.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Split bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, arrive at Split station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Split.
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  • Distance: 353.8 miles
  • Duration: 17h 12m

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Split, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Split via Autobusni kolodvor and Zagreb in around 17h 12m. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Sofia to Split every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Split via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
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 Kumanovo to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Herceg Novi to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
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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
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com

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Split is 1h behind Sofia. It is currently 2:41 PM in Sofia and 1:41 PM in Split.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Split is 962 km. It takes approximately 11h 41m to drive from Sofia to Split.

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Travel Service, KLM, Bulgaria Air and three other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 12670+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $57 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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