There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sofia (SOF) OTP - SOF

$50 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461

$16 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus ETAP Group  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station

$17 - $25

Train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461

$21 - $28

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$30 - $45

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) 249.9 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) is to bus and train which costs $16 - $19 and takes 10 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) is to fly which costs $50 - $240 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) and Sofia Airport (SOF) is 300 km. The road distance is 399.9 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sofia (SOF), including transfers and time at the airport.

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What companies run services between Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), Romania and Sofia Airport (SOF), Bulgaria?

Tarom flies from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) via Ruse, Sofia - Central Bus Station, Sofia, Iskarsko Shose, and Sofia Iskarsko Shose in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk

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