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There are 5 ways to get from Edessa to Sofia by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Edessa to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki KTEL to Sofia

$22 - $28

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Bus via Thessaloniki  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Edessa to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia

$65 - $85

Train  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Edessa to Thessaloniki Φλώρινα - Θεσσαλονίκη / ...
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Sofia

$25 - $70

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Edessa to Sofia 232.7 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edessa to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Sofia (SOF) SKG - SOF

$86 - $284

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The cheapest way to get from Edessa to Sofia is to bus which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Edessa to Sofia is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edessa to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Edessa and arriving at Sofia via Thessaloniki KTEL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edessa to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Edessa and arriving at Sofia via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 2m.

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The distance between Edessa and Sofia is 236 km. The road distance is 372.3 km.

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The best way to get from Edessa to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 8h 5m and costs 19€ - 25€.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Edessa to Sofia, including transfers.

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Edessa to Sofia bus services, operated by KTEL Pellas, depart from Edessa station.

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Edessa to Sofia train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Edessa station.

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The best way to get from Edessa to Sofia is to bus which takes 8h 5m and costs 19€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 22€ - 65€ and takes 9h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Edessa to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 147.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Edessa, Greece and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Edessa to Sofia via Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki KTEL in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edessa to Sofia via Thessaloniki in around 9h 2m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Edessa to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $10
1st Class Ticket
$9 - $11
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$14 - $17
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$18 - $20
Train from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $50
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$18 - $23
1st Class Ticket
$25 - $35
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $40
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$43 - $48
Bus operators
KTEL Pellas
Phone
23810 22800
Email
info@ktelpellas.gr
Website
ktelpellas.gr
Bus from Edessa to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ktelpellas.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki KTEL to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Edessa to Sofia bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Sofia station.

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Edessa to Sofia train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edessa to Sofia is 372 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Edessa to Sofia.

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Bulgaria Air, Tarom, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1410+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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