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

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Fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Sofia (SOF) IAS - SOF

$120 - $220

Cheapest option

Train via Nicolina  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Nicolina to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia

$29 - $39

4 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Iaşi to Focşani
  2. Take the bus from Focşani to Bucureşti
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$45 - $73

Train  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia

$29 - $39

Bus, night train  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Iași to Bucuresti
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station

$33 - $49

Drive  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Iași to Sofia 491.2 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Iași to Sofia is to train which costs $29 - $40 and takes 17 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iași to Sofia is to fly which costs $120 - $220 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iași to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Iaşi and arriving at Sofia via Focşani and Bucharest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Iași to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Iasi and arriving at Sofia via Bucuresti Nord Gara A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 20 min.

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The distance between Iași and Sofia is 600 km. The road distance is 786 km.

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The best way to get from Iași to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 17 min and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Iași to Sofia, including transfers.

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Iași to Sofia bus services, operated by Teisa Travel, depart from Iaşi station.

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Iași to Sofia train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Iasi station.

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The best way to get from Iași to Sofia is to fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs $120 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 15 h 17 min, you could also train, which costs $29 - $40 and takes 17 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Iași to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 375 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Iași, Romania and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Tarom, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Iași to Sofia 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iași to Sofia via Focşani, Bucureşti, and Bucharest in around 15 h 17 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Nicolina to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Teisa Travel
Phone
(+40) 752 323 130
Email
office@teisa.ro
Website
teisa.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Focşani
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
teisa.ro
Irina Trans
Phone
+4-0749-226.971
Website
irinatrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Focşani
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
irinatrans.autogari.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Iași to Focşani
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Bus from Iași to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Acomar
Phone
+4-0723-660.987
Website
acomar.autogari.ro
Bus from Focşani to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
acomar.autogari.ro
C&I
Phone
021.330.81.32
Email
office@c-i.ro
Website
c-i.ro
Bus from Focşani to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
c-i.ro
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
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
biomet.bg

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There is no direct flight from Iasi Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Iași to Sofia bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Sofia station.

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Iași to Sofia train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iași to Sofia is 786 km. It takes approximately 10 h 54 min to drive from Iași to Sofia.

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Blue Air, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Tarom offer flights from Iasi Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1239+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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