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There are 5 ways to get from Alexandroupoli to Sofia by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Sofia

$28 - $34

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Train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Ormenio Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι - Δίκαια
  2. Take the train from Svilengrad to Podujane Passenger 1624

$20 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Plovdiv
  3. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Sofia

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Alexandroupoli to Sofia 277.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Sofia (SOF) AXD - SOF

$84 - $266

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandroupoli to Sofia is to train which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandroupoli to Sofia is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alexandroupoli to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Alexandroupoli and arriving at Sofia via Komotini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Alexandroupoli and Sofia is 295 km. The road distance is 444.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs 24€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Alexandroupoli to Sofia, including transfers.

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Alexandroupoli to Sofia bus services, operated by KTEL Evrou, depart from Alexandroupoli station.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Sofia is to bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs 24€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 8 h 19 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandroupolis Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Alexandroupoli to Sofia bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Alexandroupoli to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 184.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Alexandroupoli, Greece and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Alexandroupoli to Sofia via Komotini in around 6 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alexandroupoli to Sofia via Ormenio and Svilengrad in around 8 h 19 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Ormenio
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$10 - $14
First Class
$13 - $17
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Union Ivkoni
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Hebros Bus Ltd.
Phone
032 65 78 11
Email
office@hebrosbus.com
Website
hebrosbus.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hebrosbus.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexandroupoli to Sofia is 444 km. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Alexandroupoli to Sofia.

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Aegean Airlines, Sky Express , Olympic Air and Bulgaria Air offer flights from Alexandroupolis Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1197+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Alexandroupolis Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs 11€ - 14€.

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