There are 5 ways to get from Bulgaria to Kefalonia by bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kyllíni

$104 - $176

Cheapest option

Fly from Sofia  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Kefallinia (EFL) SOF - EFL

$42 - $272

3 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Patras
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli

$78 - $99

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h

  1. Drive from Sofia to Astakós
  2. Take the car ferry from Astakós to Sami

$122 - $178

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  9 h 19 min

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

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The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Kefalonia is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $75 - $100 and takes 19 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Kefalonia is to fly which costs $40 - $280 and takes 7 h 17 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Kefalonia is 653 km.

The best way to get from Bulgaria to Kefalonia without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 45 min and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 16 h 45 min to get from Bulgaria to Kefalonia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Kefalonia is to bus which takes 16 h 45 min and costs $100 - $180. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $40 - $280 and takes 7 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Kefallinia Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Condor Flugdienst, Wizz Air, Bulgaria Air and eight other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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There are 922+ hotels available in Kefalonia. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Kefalonia.
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  • Distance: 408.2 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 45 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Kefalonia, Greece?

Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Sofia to Kefalonia once a week. Tickets cost $29 - $85 and the journey takes 13 h. Alternatively, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and nine other airlines fly from Sofia to Kefalonia 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kefallinia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Kyllíni
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki KTEL
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Patras
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
+30 26710 22281
Email
info@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Patra to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.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
Ferry operators
Ionion P. Lines
Phone
+30 26740-22111
Email
ionionplines@gmail.com
Website
ionionpelagos.com
Car ferry from Astakós to Sami
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ionionpelagos.com

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