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There are 5 ways to get from Kotor to Sofia by bus, car or plane

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Bus Bozur  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kotor to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$43 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus MM Transport Nis  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Kotor to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia

$37 - $53

3 alternative options

Bus via Kriva Palanka  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Kotor to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Kriva Palanka
  3. Take the bus from Kriva Palanka to Sofia

$51 - $61

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Kotor to Sofia 400.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Tivat (TIV) to Sofia (SOF) TIV - SOF

$162 - $362

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The cheapest way to get from Kotor to Sofia is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 13 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kotor to Sofia is to fly which costs 140€ - 320€ and takes 7 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kotor to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Kotor and arriving at Sofia via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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The distance between Kotor and Sofia is 374 km. The road distance is 640.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kotor to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 13 h 15 min to get from Kotor to Sofia, including transfers.

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Kotor to Sofia bus services, operated by Bozur, depart from Kotor station.

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The best way to get from Kotor to Sofia is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 140€ - 320€ and takes 7 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tivat Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Kotor to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 233.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 15 min

What companies run services between Kotor, Montenegro and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Kotor to Sofia via Skopje in around 13 h 15 min. Alternatively, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Montenegro Airlines and four other airlines fly from Kotor to Sofia 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tivat to Sofia via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,200
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Tivat to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tivat to Sofia via Belgrade, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Kotor to Skopje
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Kotor to Skopje
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
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
Bus from Kriva Palanka to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
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
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
MM Transport Nis
Website
mmtransportnis.com
Bus from Kotor to Niš
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
mmtransportnis.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
ATP Proleter
Website
mktransport.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kriva Palanka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mktransport.mk

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Kotor. It is currently 11:03 AM in Kotor and 12:03 PM in Sofia.

Yes, the driving distance between Kotor to Sofia is 641 km. It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to drive from Kotor to Sofia.

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Bulgaria Air, Montenegro Airlines, Air Serbia and three other airlines offer flights from Tivat Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1224+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kotor to Tivat Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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