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There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Sandanski by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Sandanski

$28 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus ETAP Group  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Sandanski

$20 - $40

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Sandanski

$21 - $26

Train  •  14h 58m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Strumjani 5611

$21 - $27

Drive  •  6h 53m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Sandanski 345.6 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sandanski

$104 - $220

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  9h

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sofia (SOF) OTP - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Sandanski

$59 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Sandanski is to train and bus which costs $20 - $26 and takes 13h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Sandanski is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 6h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Sandanski. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Sandanski via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 16m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Sandanski is 393 km. The road distance is 552.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Sandanski without a car is to bus which takes 10h 16m and costs $27 - $45.

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It takes approximately 10h 16m to get from Bucharest to Sandanski, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Sandanski bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Bucharest station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Sandanski is to bus which takes 10h 16m and costs $27 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $20 - $27 and takes 14h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Bucharest to Sandanski bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Sandanski station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Sandanski.
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  • Distance: 245.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h 16m

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Sandanski, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Sandanski via Sofia in around 10h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Sandanski via Sofia, Strumjani, and Strumyani in around 14h 58m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Train operators
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
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Sofia to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Union Ivkoni
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Sandanski is 553 km. It takes approximately 6h 53m to drive from Bucharest to Sandanski.

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Aegean Airlines, Tarom, Turkish Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Sandanski. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44m and costs $1 - $2.

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