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

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Bus  •  7h 35m

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

$12 - $15

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Bus via Thessaloniki  •  7h 53m

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

$55 - $75

Train  •  10h 10m

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

$25 - $68

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Giannitsá to Sofia 211.6 miles

$50 - $75

Bus, fly  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Giannitsa to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Sofia (SOF) SKG - SOF

$78 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from Giannitsá to Sofia is to bus which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 7h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Giannitsá to Sofia is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Giannitsá to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Giannitsa and arriving at Sofia via Thessaloniki KTEL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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The distance between Giannitsá and Sofia is 225 km. The road distance is 338.6 km.

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The best way to get from Giannitsá to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 7h 35m and costs 10€ - 13€.

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It takes approximately 7h 35m to get from Giannitsá to Sofia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Giannitsá to Sofia is to bus which takes 7h 35m and costs 10€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 21€ - 60€ and takes 10h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Giannitsá to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 140.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Giannitsá to Sofia via Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki KTEL in around 7h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Giannitsá to Sofia via Skydra, Skydra, and Thessaloniki in around 10h 10m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Heraklion, Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Skydra to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$6 - $9
1st Class Ticket
$7 - $10
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$12 - $15
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$16 - $18
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 Giannitsa to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
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 - $15
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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Yes, the driving distance between Giannitsá to Sofia is 339 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Giannitsá to Sofia.

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Lufthansa, Tarom, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Sofia Airport.

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