There are 6 ways to get from Lviv to Sofia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7 h 5 min

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

$101 - $151

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Train  •  28 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy D
  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

$52 - $82

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Budapest-Kelenföld Kyiv - Wien
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia N982

$79 - $131

Bus Eurolines HU  •  24 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Lviv, Lviv bus station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N3300
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Sofia Serdika 591 / ...

$70 - $130

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

$83 - $136

Drive  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Lviv to Sofia 831.5 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Lviv to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Zelena str. and arriving at Sofia Serdika via Lviv, Lviv bus station and Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 41 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 28 h 50 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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The best way to get from Lviv to Sofia without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 28 min and costs .

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

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Lviv to Sofia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lviv, Lviv bus station.

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Lviv to Sofia train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Lvov station.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Sofia is to fly which takes 7 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 41 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 28 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lviv Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Lviv to Sofia bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, arrive at Sofia Serdika station.

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Map of how to get from Lviv to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 497.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Lviv to Sofia 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lviv to Sofia via Lviv Bus Station, Lviv, Lviv bus station, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Budapest Népliget in around 24 h 41 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $480
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lviv to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lviv, Lviv bus station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Lviv Striyskyi Bus Station to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Lemberg Chernivetska to Krakau Zob Mda
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
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

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Lviv to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lviv to Sofia is 1330 km. It takes approximately 14 h 55 min to drive from Lviv to Sofia.

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Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Lviv Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1173+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Lviv Airport is to line 9 Trolleybus which takes 16 min and costs .

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