Directions from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Sofia (SOF) CLJ - SOF

$105 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Turda to Craiova
  2. Take the train from Craiova to Calafat
  3. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia

$22 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus Georg  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa 001
  2. Take the bus from Bistriţa to Sofia

$125 - $245

Train, night train  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  3. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 463

$32 - $44

Bus via Bucharest  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to București
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$42 - $63

Drive  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia 418.3 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Tarom, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Bistriţa in around 17 h 44 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Craiova to Calafat
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.
Phone
021.335.32.90
Email
agentia.filaret@acfilaret.ro
Website
acfilaret.ro
Bus from Turda to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
acfilaret.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to București
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
fany.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $85
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sami.ro
Alexandros Tur
Phone
0722 23 89 69
Email
alexandros_tur@yahoo.com
Website
alexandros.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
alexandros.ro
Apetrans Ltd
Phone
+4-0231-517.509
Website
apetrans.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
apetrans.ro
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Bistriţa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Sofia is 453 km. The road distance is 669 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia is to bus and train which costs $22 - $55 and takes 14 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia is to fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs $100 - $190.

No, there is no direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Sofia via Gara Bucureşti Nord and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 23 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Cluj-Napoca and arriving at Sofia via Bistriţa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia, including transfers.