There are 7 ways to get from Bulgaria to Belgrade by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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 Lasta  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Belgrade

$20 - $44

6 alternative options

Bus Blenda Tours  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
  2. Take the bus from Dimitrovgrad to Belgrade

Bus, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the train from Niš to Belgrade B03 334

$28 - $72

Train  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad 491
  2. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
  3. Take the train from Niš to Belgrade

$22 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Belgrade 244.6 miles

$40 - $65

Line 1 subway to Sofia, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Serdika to Sofia Mladost 1
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Belgrade (BEG) SOF - BEG

$85 - $187

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Belgrade (BEG) OTP - BEG

$78 - $232

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The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Belgrade is to bus which costs $20 - $45 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Belgrade is to drive which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $40 - $65.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Belgrade is 472 km. The road distance is 391 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Bulgaria to Belgrade, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bulgaria to Belgrade. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Belgrade via Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Bulgaria and Belgrade, Serbia?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Belgrade via Niš in around 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Belgrade via Central Station, Sofia, Dimitrovgrad, and Niš in around 12 h 43 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
pks.rs
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com

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