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There are 6 ways to get from Cappadocia to Sofia by plane, bus, night train, train or car

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Fly  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Nevsehir (NAV) to Sofia (SOF) NAV - SOF

$67 - $276

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Goreme to Istanbul Otogari
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sofia

$22 - $51

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Bus, night train  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Goreme to Istanbul Otogari
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
  3. Take the night train from Çerkezköy to Sofia

$29 - $43

Bus, train  •  23 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Göreme to Konya
  2. Take the train from Konya to Gebze Yht
  3. Take the bus from Gebze to Svilengrad
  4. Take the train from Ljubimec to Podujane Passenger

$30 - $41

Bus Metro Plus  •  26 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Göreme to Bozüyük
  2. Take the bus from Bozuyuk to Bursa
  3. Take the bus from Bursa to Sofia

$57 - $103

Drive  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cappadocia to Sofia 802.4 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Cappadocia to Sofia is to bus which costs 120 ₺ - 290 ₺ and takes 19 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cappadocia to Sofia is to fly which costs 380 ₺ - 1.600 ₺ and takes 7 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cappadocia to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Goreme and arriving at Sofia via Istanbul Otogari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 16 min.

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The distance between Cappadocia and Sofia is 1069 km. The road distance is 1283.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cappadocia to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 16 min and costs 120 ₺ - 290 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from Cappadocia to Sofia, including transfers.

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Cappadocia to Sofia bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, depart from Goreme station.

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The best way to get from Cappadocia to Sofia is to fly which takes 7 h 58 min and costs 380 ₺ - 1.600 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120 ₺ - 290 ₺ and takes 19 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nevsehir Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Cappadocia to Sofia bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Cappadocia to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 668.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 58 min

What companies run services between Cappadocia, Turkey and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Turkish Airlines flies from Cappadocia to Sofia 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cappadocia to Sofia via Istanbul Otogari in around 19 h 16 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nevsehir to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Çerkezköy to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ljubimec to Podujane Passenger
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Konya to Gebze
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Goreme to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Göreme to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Göreme to Konya
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Göreme to Bozüyük
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bozuyuk to Bursa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Bursa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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Yes, the driving distance between Cappadocia to Sofia is 1284 km. It takes approximately 13 h 39 min to drive from Cappadocia to Sofia.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Nevsehir Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1242+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cappadocia to Nevsehir Airport is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs 120 ₺ - 150 ₺.

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