There are 4 ways to get from Ljubljana to Sofia by plane, 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.

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Fly  •  4 h 34 min

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

$122 - $435

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 30 min

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

$40 - $150

2 alternative options

Train  •  23 h 16 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 train from Dragoman to Sofia

$45 - $79

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 Sofia is to train which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 23 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Sofia is to fly which costs 100€ - 380€ and takes 4 h 34 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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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Ljubljana to Sofia, including transfers.

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

Adria Airways and Lufthansa fly from Ljubljana to Sofia once daily. 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
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
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
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
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

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