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

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 19 min

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

$120 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus via Focşani  •  16 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Iaşi to Focşani
  2. Take the bus from Focşani to Bucureşti
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ruse
  4. Take the bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station

$29 - $62

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Nicolina to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Sofia

$37 - $46

Train, night train  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Nicolina 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

$29 - $40

Bus MementoBus  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Iași to Bucuresti
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$42 - $69

Drive  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Iași to Sofia 491.2 miles

$75 - $120

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

Tarom, Wizz Air 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, Bucharest, and Ruse in around 16 h 6 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
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
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Teisa Travel
Phone
(+40) 752 323 130
Email
office@teisa.ro
Website
teisa.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Focşani
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
teisa.ro
S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.
Phone
021.335.32.90
Email
agentia.filaret@acfilaret.ro
Website
acfilaret.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Focşani
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
acfilaret.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
$27
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 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Bus from Iași to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
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
$9 - $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
$10 - $14
Schedules at
c-i.ro
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.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
$23 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Iași to Sofia?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Iași to Sofia?

The cheapest way to get from Iași to Sofia is to train and night train which costs $29 - $40 and takes 17 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Iași to Sofia?

The quickest way to get from Iași to Sofia is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $120 - $220.

Is there a direct train between Iași and Sofia?

No, there is no direct train from Iași to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Nicolina and arriving at Sofia via Gara Bucureşti Nord and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 38 min.

Is there a direct bus between Iași and Sofia?

No, there is no direct bus from Iași to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Iaşi and arriving at Sofia - Central Bus Station via Focşani, Bucharest and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Iași to Sofia?

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Iași to Sofia, including transfers.