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There are 10 ways to get from Bulgaria to Stockholm by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train 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.

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Fly from Sofia  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Stockholm (ARN) SOF - ARN

$118 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  45 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica to Berlin Central Bus Station Plovdiv - Hamburg
  2. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB to Stockholm Cityterminalen N32

$60 - $110

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Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  8 h 22 min

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

Fly from Burgas  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Burgas (BOJ) to Stockholm (ARN) BOJ - ARN

$122 - $483

Bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Stockholm (ARN) IST - ARN

$119 - $186

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  37 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Belgrade to Malmö
  3. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

Bus, train  •  42 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Berlin
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
  3. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  4. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$264 - $412

Train, bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Stockholm

$125 - $158

Bus Comati PSG  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Militari bus station to Stockholm Main Train Station Bucuresti - Stockholm

Drive  •  29 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Stockholm 1901.8 miles

$430 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Stockholm is to bus which costs $60 - $110 and takes 45 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Stockholm is to fly which costs $120 - $490 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bulgaria to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Sofia Serdica and arriving at Stockholm Cityterminalen via Berlin ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Stockholm is 1928 km. The road distance is 3042.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Stockholm without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 37 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Bulgaria to Stockholm, including transfers.

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Bulgaria to Stockholm bus services, operated by Racic Eurobus, depart from Sofia Serdica station.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Stockholm is to fly which takes 8 h 1 min and costs $110 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 45 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Stockholm Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Bulgaria to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 1205.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Stockholm, Sweden?

LOT, Air Serbia and 16 other airlines fly from Sofia to Stockholm hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Stockholm via Berlin ZOB in around 45 h.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stockholm via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stockholm via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stockholm via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Burgas to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Burgas to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
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
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
26 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia Serdica to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
racicbg.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Comati PSG
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Bucharest Militari bus station to Stockholm Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
comati-psg.ro

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Stockholm is 1 h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 1:37 AM in Bulgaria and 12:37 AM in Stockholm.

Yes, the driving distance between Bulgaria to Stockholm is 3043 km. It takes approximately 29 h 32 min to drive from Bulgaria to Stockholm.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and nine other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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There are 395+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Burgas Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs $1 - $3.

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