There are 5 ways to get from Copenhagen to Sofia by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  5 h 41 min

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

$63 - $271

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  32 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Würzburg to Sofia

$201 - $462

Bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Copenhagen to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia

$105 - $121

Bus  •  36 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$125 - $160

Drive  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Sofia 1497.4 miles

$340 - $500

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Sofia via Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 12 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Sofia is 1637 km. The road distance is 2395.8 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Sofia without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Copenhagen to Sofia, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Sofia bus services, operated by Lasta, depart from Copenhagen station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Sofia is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 36 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Copenhagen to Sofia bus services, operated by Matpu, arrive at Sofia station.

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Copenhagen. It is currently 5:21 AM in Copenhagen and 6:21 AM in Sofia.

Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Sofia is 2396 km. It takes approximately 22 h 45 min to drive from Copenhagen to Sofia.

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  • Distance: 1023.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Sofia every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Sofia via Skopje in around 36 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Würzburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Würzburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Würzburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
24 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Copenhagen to Skopje
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com

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Wizz Air, Air Serbia, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Sofia Airport.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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