There are 5 ways to get from Ljubljana to Bulgaria by plane, subway, bus or car

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Fly to Sofia, line 1 subway  •  5 h 2 min

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

$122 - $435

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Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus

$40 - $60

3 alternative options

Fly to Varna  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Varna (VAR) LJU - VAR

$162 - $337

Bus Georg  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Sofia

$115 - $144

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Sofia 576.1 miles

$110 - $170

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana and arriving at Sofia Serdika. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Bulgaria is 953 km. The road distance is 921.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Bulgaria without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Ljubljana to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Bulgaria bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 7 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Ljubljana to Bulgaria bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Sofia Serdika station.

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Bulgaria is 1 h ahead of Ljubljana. It is currently 3:39 AM in Ljubljana and 4:39 AM in Bulgaria.

Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Bulgaria is 922 km. It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to drive from Ljubljana to Bulgaria.

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  • Distance: 595.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Bulgaria?

Turkish Airlines, Adria Airways and five other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Varna 3 times a day. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Ljubljana to Sofia 6 times a week. Tickets cost $110 - $150 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
atvo.it

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Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Bulgaria. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs .

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