There are 5 ways to get from Belgrade to Sofia by bus, rideshare, car or plane
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Bus Karat-S • 7h 30m
$45 - $65
Bus Blenda Tours • 8h 5m
3 alternative options
Rideshare • 5h 17m
$11 - $20
Drive • 4h 21m
$40 - $65
Fly • 4h 29m
$84 - $186
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Belgrade to Sofia is to bus which costs RSD 285 and takes 8h 5m.
The quickest way to get from Belgrade to Sofia is to drive which costs RSD 4500 - RSD 7000 and takes 4h 21m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belgrad Central Bus Station station and arriving at Sofia Serdica Bus Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.
The distance between Belgrade and Sofia is 328 km. The road distance is 391.8 km.
The best way to get from Belgrade to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs RSD 4700 - RSD 6500.
The bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station takes 7h 30m including transfers and departs three times a week.
Belgrade to Sofia bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Belgrad Central Bus Station.
The best way to get from Belgrade to Sofia is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs RSD 4700 - RSD 6500. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs RSD 8500 - RSD 20000 and takes 4h 29m.
The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.
Belgrade to Sofia bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Sofia Serdica Bus Station.
What companies run services between Belgrade, Serbia and Sofia, Bulgaria?
Karat-S operates a bus from Belgrade to Sofia 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 7h 30m. Alternatively, Air Serbia flies from Belgrade to Sofia once daily.
Flights from Belgrade to Sofia
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 10m
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $130 - $280
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Beograd to Sofia
- Ave. Duration
- 5h 17m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $11 - $20
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More Questions & Answers
Sofia is 1h ahead of Belgrade. It is currently 9:01 AM in Belgrade and 10:01 AM in Sofia.
Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Sofia is 392 km. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from Belgrade to Sofia.
Air Serbia offers flights from Belgrade Airport to Sofia Airport.
There are 1261+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Belgrade and Sofia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.
The best way to get from Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 30m and costs RSD 300 - RSD 490.