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There are 6 ways to get from Bulgaria to Serbia by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus Nis Ekspres  •  7 h 30 min

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

$19 - $43

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Bus, train via Železnička stanica - Glavna pošta  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the train from Niš to Beograd centar 790 / ...

$18 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus Blenda Tours  •  8 h 22 min

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

Bus, train  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the train from Crveni Krst to Beograd centar 2902 / ...

$19 - $36

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Belgrade 244.6 miles

$40 - $65

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

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Serdika to Sofia Mladost 1
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Belgrade (BEG) SOF - BEG
  3. Take the line 65 bus from Zeleni venac to Spanskih boraca

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The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Serbia is to bus and train which costs $17 - $35 and takes 9 h 16 min.

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

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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 30 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Serbia is 434 km. The road distance is 391.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Serbia without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 30 min and costs $19 - $45.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Bulgaria to Serbia, including transfers.

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Bulgaria to Serbia bus services, operated by Matpu, depart from Sofia station.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Belgrade Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bulgaria to Serbia bus services, operated by Nis Ekspres, arrive at Belgrade station.

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Serbia is 1 h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 2:33 AM in Bulgaria and 1:33 AM in Serbia.

Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Serbia.
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  • Distance: 271.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Serbia?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Belgrade via Niš in around 7 h 30 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
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Niš to Beograd centar
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Train from Crveni Krst to Beograd centar
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
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
Bus from Sofia to Pirot
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Pirot
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
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
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Pirot to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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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Yes, the driving distance between Bulgaria to Serbia is 391 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Bulgaria to Serbia.

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Air Serbia offers flights from Sofia Airport to Belgrade Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Serbia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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