There are 7 ways to get from Lviv to Sofia by plane, train, bus, night 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  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Sofia (SOF) LWO - SOF

$101 - $151

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  41 h 19 min

  1. Take the night train from Lvov to Solovino 1
  2. Take the night train from Sighetu Marmatiei to Cluj Napoca R
  3. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Craiova Ir
  4. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  5. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia

$39 - $62

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Szolnok Kyiv - Wien
  2. Take the bus from Kecskemét to Sofia N982

$80 - $129

Bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  27 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lemberg Chernivetska to Krakau Zob Mda
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Sofia Serdika

$65 - $110

Train  •  30 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy
  2. Take the train from Chernivtsi to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  4. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461

$53 - $87

Bus Ecolines  •  32 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Lviv main station to Kraków dw. aut. Leo Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Sofia

$82 - $268

Drive  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Lviv to Sofia 831.5 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lviv to Sofia is to night train and train which costs 1 000 ₴ - 1 700 ₴ and takes 41 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lviv to Sofia is to fly which costs 2 600 ₴ - 4 000 ₴ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Lviv and Sofia is 796 km. The road distance is 1330.4 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Lviv to Sofia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lviv to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Lemberg Chernivetska and arriving at Sofia Serdika via Kraków. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lviv to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Lvov and arriving at Sofia via Chernivtsi, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Lviv, Ukraine and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines fly from Lviv to Sofia every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lviv to Sofia via Krakau Zob Mda and Kraków in around 27 h 10 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $480
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $430
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chernivtsi to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$13 - $20
Night train from Lvov to Solovino 1
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Sighetu Marmatiei to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Craiova
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Vidin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kecskemét to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Madeltrans Eurolines
Bus from Lemberg Chernivetska to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Kraków to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
touring.bg
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Lviv main station to Kraków dw. aut.
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Lviv to Kraków
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl
Agat
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Lviv to Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
agat.eu
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Lviv Bus Station 8 to Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
Trans Tempo
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Lvov to Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Lviv Inturtrans
Website
lviv-inturtrans.com
Bus from Lviv to Krakow
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
lviv-inturtrans.com
Book at
lvivinturtrans.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Kraków to Sofia
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $240
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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