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There are 4 ways to get from Calafat to Sofia by bus, train or car

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Bus Avtogari  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Vidin to Sofia

$10 - $16

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia 7623

$9 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus via Vratsa  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Vidin to Vratsa
  2. Take the bus from Vratsa to Sofia

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Calafat to Sofia 132.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Calafat to Sofia is to train which costs $9 - $11 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calafat to Sofia is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Calafat and Sofia is 147 km. The road distance is 211.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Calafat to Sofia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Calafat to Sofia is to bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $9 - $16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $9 - $11 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calafat to Sofia is 212 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Calafat to Sofia.

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Map of how to get from Calafat to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 92.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Calafat, Romania and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Avtogari operates a bus from Calafat to Sofia 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Calafat to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $8 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Vratsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Planinite Bus
Website
planinite.info
Bus from Vidin to Vratsa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
planinite.info
Bus from Vratsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
planinite.info
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Vidin to Vratsa
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg
Kozloduy
Website
kozloduy.bg
Bus from Vraca to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
kozloduy.bg

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