There are 10 ways to get from Bulgaria to Sweden by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, car ferry 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 Sofia to Copenhagen  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Copenhagen (CPH) SOF - CPH

$64 - $276

9 alternative options

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Copenhagen  •  8 h 6 min

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

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Stockholm  •  8 h 37 min

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

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Malmo  •  8 h 48 min

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

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  41 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Niš to Malmö
  3. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$159 - $259

Bus, train  •  43 h 18 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 Lund Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$287 - $427

Bus Pepeks Zagreb  •  46 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor Florentia Bus
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Stockholm

Bus Transmarian  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Arad, Arad 1950
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Stockholm

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Riga
  2. Take the car ferry from Riga to Stockholm M/S Isabelle

$288 - $519

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 Sweden is to fly which costs $60 - $280 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Sweden is to fly which costs $60 - $280 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bulgaria to Sweden. However, there are services departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Stockholm via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Sweden is 2040 km. The road distance is 3042.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Sweden without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 41 h 25 min and costs $150 - $260.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Bulgaria to Sweden, including transfers.

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Bulgaria to Sweden bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Sofia Serdika station.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Sweden is to fly which takes 6 h 20 min and costs $60 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 46 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Sweden.
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  • Distance: 1275 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Sweden?

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Sofia to Malmö hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Stockholm via Autobusni kolodvor and Zagreb in around 46 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Copenhagen via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Copenhagen via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Malmo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Malmo via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Copenhagen via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
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 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $180
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $14
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$17 - $25
Train from Lund 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
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
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 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
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
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
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
26 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$117
Schedules at
racicbg.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
34 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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 Sofia to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Arad to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
40 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Riga to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$248
Vehicle
$255
Cabin
$313

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