Directions from Italy to Bulgaria

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Recommended option

Fly from Bologna, line 1 subway  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Sofia (SOF) BLQ - SOF
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Mladost 1 to Sofia Serdika

$32 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Sofia (SOF) BGY - SOF

$20 - $90

9 alternative options

Fly from Rome, line 1 subway  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Sofia (SOF) FCO - SOF
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Mladost 1 to Sofia Serdika

$43 - $189

Fly from Milan Malpensa, line 1 subway  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Sofia (SOF) MXP - SOF
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Mladost 1 to Sofia Serdika

$30 - $118

Fly from Rome Ciampino, line 1 subway  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Sofia (SOF) CIA - SOF
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Mladost 1 to Sofia Serdika

$28 - $186

Fly from Bari, line 1 subway  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Sofia (SOF) BRI - SOF
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Mladost 1 to Sofia Serdika

$38 - $178

Train, bus via Trieste Centrale  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste Station to Sofia Serdika

$98 - $174

Train, bus  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus

$88 - $147

Bus  •  29 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Sofia

$223 - $293

Bus and ferry, bus  •  33 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome to Tetovo
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$90 - $154

Drive  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Sofia 1046.1 miles

$250 - $370

What companies run services between Italy and Bulgaria?

Georg operates a bus from Rome to Sofia once a week. Tickets cost $220 - $290 and the journey takes 28 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bologna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$18 - $140
Flights from Rome to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $130
Flights from Bari to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Rome to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Rome to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $170
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
atvo.it
Bus from Bologna to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
atvo.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Roma to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus and ferry from Rome to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
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
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Italy and Bulgaria is 1047 km. The road distance is 1674 km.

The cheapest way to get from Italy to Bulgaria is to bus and fly which costs 16€ - 80€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Italy to Bulgaria is to fly and line 1 subway which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 30€ - 160€.

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Italy to Bulgaria, including transfers.