There are 3 ways to get from Ljubljana to Sofia by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Sofia (SOF) LJU - SOF

$121 - $434

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Bus  •  14 h 30 min

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

$40 - $150

1 alternative option

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 four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Sofia is 793 km. The road distance is 921.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Ljubljana to Sofia, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Sofia 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 Sofia is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 30 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 Sofia bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Sofia Serdika station.

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Ljubljana. It is currently 5:07 AM in Ljubljana and 6:07 AM in Sofia.

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

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  • Distance: 495.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Adria Airways, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines fly from Ljubljana to Sofia 3 times a day. Alternatively, ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Ljubljana to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 14 h 30 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Bus operators
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
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 12 min
Frequency
5 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

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

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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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