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There are 4 ways to get from Lake Ohrid 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 Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  8h 20m

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

$34 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus Matpu  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Sofia

$29 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Struga to Kichevo
  2. Take the train from Kichevo to Skopje 661
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$169 - $226

Drive  •  6h 25m

  1. Drive from Lake Ohrid to Sofia 275.8 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Lake Ohrid to Sofia is to bus which costs $28 - $45 and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Ohrid to Sofia is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6h 25m.

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The distance between Lake Ohrid and Sofia is 285 km. The road distance is 441.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lake Ohrid to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 8h 20m and costs $30 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Lake Ohrid to Sofia, including transfers.

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Sofia is 1h ahead of Lake Ohrid. It is currently 9:55 AM in Lake Ohrid and 10:55 AM in Sofia.

Yes, the driving distance between Lake Ohrid to Sofia is 441 km. It takes approximately 6h 25m to drive from Lake Ohrid to Sofia.

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There are 1261+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lake Ohrid to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 178 miles
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Lake Ohrid, Macedonia and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Lake Ohrid to Sofia via Ohrid and Skopje in around 8h 20m.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Kichevo to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
biserprom.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
3h 45m
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
5h
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
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Ohrid to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
matpu.com
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Struga to Kichevo
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Schedules at
eurobus.mk

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