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There are 9 ways to get from Bulgaria to Fira by plane, bus, ferry, car ferry, bus and ferry 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 from Sofia  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Santorini (JTR) SOF - JTR

$80 - $245

8 alternative options

Bus to Kavala, fly  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Xanthi
  2. Fly from Kavala (KVA) to Santorini (JTR) KVA - JTR

$247 - $519

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Santorini (JTR) SKG - JTR

$101 - $330

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  9 h 54 min

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

Bus, Catamaran  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Seajet 2 / ...

$99 - $184

Bus, car ferry  •  21 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Pireaus
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini Hellenic Highspeed

$111 - $148

Bus, ferry  •  25 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion
  2. Take the ferry from Heraklion to Santorini Champion Jet 2 / ...

$156 - $199

Bus, ferry via Thessaloniki  •  28 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini Aqua Blue

$110 - $149

Drive, Catamaran  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Piraeus
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Seajet 2 / ...

$182 - $267

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Fira is to fly which costs $75 - $250 and takes 7 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Fira is to fly which costs $75 - $250 and takes 7 h 47 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Fira is 688 km.

The best way to get from Bulgaria to Fira without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 19 h 15 min and costs $95 - $190.

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It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from Bulgaria to Fira, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h and has one stopover.

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Ryanair, Sky Express , Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1236+ hotels available in Fira. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Fira.
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  • Distance: 430 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 47 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Fira, Greece?

Austrian Airlines, Aegean Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Sofia to Fira every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Athens, Larnaca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,000
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Kavala to Santorini via Athens, Larnaca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,000
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Sofia to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Santorini via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Bus operators
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Plovdiv to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Union Ivkoni
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia to Pireaus
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Heraklion to Santorini
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Santorini
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$90 - $130
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$60 - $85
Business
$84
VIP
$91

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