There are 5 ways to get from Bratislava to Sofia by bus, plane 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 to Vienna, fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sofia (SOF) VIE - SOF

$64 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus Group Ltd.  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Sofia Serdika

$30 - $110

3 alternative options

Fly from Bratislava  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Sofia (SOF) BTS - SOF

$37 - $212

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Sofia N982

$58 - $101

Drive  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Sofia 600.6 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Sofia is to bus which costs 28€ - 90€ and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Sofia is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 30€ - 190€.

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The distance between Bratislava and Sofia is 776 km. The road distance is 961 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Bratislava to Sofia, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Sofia Serdika. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Wizz Air, CSA and Bulgaria Air fly from Bratislava to Sofia 5 times a week. Alternatively, Group Ltd. operates a bus from Bratislava to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $61 and the journey takes 15 h. Seven other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bratislava to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Group Ltd.
Phone
+359 2 980 63 36
Email
group@gbg.bg
Website
group-ood.com
Bus from Bratislava to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
group-ood.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Bratislava to Sofia
Ave. Duration
15 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Bratislava to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Bratislava to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Bratislava to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Bratislava to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Bratislava to Sofia
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
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