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

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Fly  •  1 h 15 min

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

$50 - $240

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Bus Avtogari  •  9 h 15 min

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

$11 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$29 - $45

Bus, train  •  10 h 19 min

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

$13

Train  •  12 h 30 min

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

$21 - $28

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

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

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF). However, there are services departing from Bucharest Otopeni Airport and arriving at Sofia Airport crossroad via Ruse and Sofia - Malashevtsi district. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 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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The best way to get from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 6 min and costs .

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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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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., depart from Bucharest Otopeni Airport station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) is to fly which takes 1 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 6 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) is 400 km. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF).

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Tarom offers flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Sofia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF).
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  • Distance: 187.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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, Makedonija Soobrakaj AD operates a bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) to Sofia Airport (SOF) once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h.

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
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
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
avtogari.info

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