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There are 7 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

$103 - $176

Cheapest option

Fly Sofia to Kefallinia  •  7 h 52 min

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

$42 - $272

5 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 31 min

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

$78 - $98

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h

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

$122 - $178

Bus to Athens, fly to Kefallinia  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Athens
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kefallinia (EFL) ATH - EFL

$126 - $306

Fly Sofia to Zakinthos, bus and ferry  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Zakinthos (ZTH) SOF - ZTH
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli

$125 - $673

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Kefallinia  •  9 h 59 min

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Kefalonia is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $75 - $100 and takes 18 h 31 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 52 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 52 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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Ryanair, Sky Express , Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Kefallinia Airport.

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There are 810+ hotels available in Kefalonia. Prices start at $51 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, easyJet, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Sofia to Kefalonia once daily.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kefallinia via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kefallinia via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Bristol
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Sofia to Kefallinia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 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
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Athens to Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
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
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
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 - $17
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Kyllíni to Argostoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
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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