There are 7 ways to get from Ljubljana to Bulgaria by plane, subway, 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

Fly to Sofia, line 1 subway  •  4 h 47 min

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

$123 - $436

Cheapest option

Bus Dary Commerce  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Gas Station Barie to Sofia

$1

5 alternative options

Fly to Varna  •  7 h 20 min

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

$163 - $338

Bus Georg  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Sofia

$117 - $146

Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  14 h 30 min

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

$40 - $60

Train, bus  •  22 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Novi Beograd En
  2. Take the train from Novi Beograd to Niš
  3. Take the train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
  4. Take the bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia

$48 - $83

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Sofia 576.1 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Bulgaria is to bus which costs 1€ and takes 14 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Bulgaria is to fly and line 1 subway which costs 100€ - 380€ and takes 4 h 47 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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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Ljubljana to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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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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What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Bulgaria?

Turkish Airlines, Adria Airways and five other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Varna 4 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
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Belgrade, Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Novi Beograd to Niš
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$13 - $20
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Ljubljana Gas Station Barie to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
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
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
matpu.com

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