There are 4 ways to get from Kosovo to Sofia by bus, 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

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

$25 - $35

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. B03 891

$21 - $42

2 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 50 min

  1. 491

$40 - $61

Drive  •  4 h

  1. 179 miles

$28 - $45

What companies run services between Kosovo and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Pristina to Sofia via Pristina and Skopje in around 7 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pristina to Sofia via Vasiljevac Stajaliste, Niš, and Dimitrovgrad in around 11 h 50 min.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Priština to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
MZI
Website
mzi.mk
Train from Priština to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mzi.mk
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Vasiljevac Stajaliste to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
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
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kosovo and Sofia is 198 km. The road distance is 286 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kosovo to Sofia is to bus which costs $24 - $35 and takes 7 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Kosovo to Sofia is to drive which takes 4 h and costs $28 - $45.

It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Kosovo to Sofia, including transfers.