There are 6 ways to get from Bulgaria to Serbia 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.

Recommended option

Bus via Niš  •  7 h 36 min

$19 - $44

5 alternative options

Bus Blenda Tours  •  8 h 29 min

Bus, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. B03 334

$28 - $72

Train  •  12 h 43 min

  1. 491

$22 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. 244.6 miles

$40 - $65

Line 1 subway, fly, line 65 bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. SOF - BEG

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Serbia?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Belgrade via Niš in around 7 h 36 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
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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 Autokomanda
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
pks.rs
Bus Plus
Phone
+381 (11) 7155 155
Email
info@busplus.rs
Website
www2.busplus.rs
Bus from Zeleni venac to Spanskih boraca
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
redovivoznje.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bulgaria and Serbia is 434 km. The road distance is 391 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Serbia is to bus which costs $19 - $45 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Bulgaria to Serbia. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Belgrade via Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Bulgaria to Serbia, including transfers.