Directions from Italy to Sofia

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 from Bologna  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Sofia (SOF) BLQ - SOF

$31 - $185

Cheapest option

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6 h 2 min

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

$19 - $89

8 alternative options

Fly from Rome  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Sofia (SOF) FCO - SOF

$42 - $188

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Sofia (SOF) MXP - SOF

$29 - $117

Fly from Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Sofia (SOF) CIA - SOF

$27 - $185

Fly from Bari  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Sofia (SOF) BRI - SOF

$37 - $177

Train, bus  •  22 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia

$172 - $257

Bus  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Sofia

$222 - $292

Bus and ferry, bus  •  32 h 58 min

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

$83 - $152

Drive  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Sofia 1046.1 miles

$250 - $370

What companies run services between Italy and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Bologna to Sofia 3 times a day. Alternatively, 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, Thursday 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
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
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
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
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Italy and Sofia is 870 km. The road distance is 1674 km.

The cheapest way to get from Italy to Sofia is to bus and fly which costs 16€ - 80€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Italy to Sofia is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 30€ - 160€.

No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Principe Eugenio/Manzoni and arriving at Sofia via Roma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Italy to Sofia, including transfers.