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There are 5 ways to get from Málaga to Sofia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Sofia (SOF) AGP - SOF

$78 - $703

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  43 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Sofia

$219 - $301

Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Málaga to Sofia

$150 - $500

Drive  •  32 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Sofia 2090.5 miles

$390 - $600

Drive, train  •  38 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  5. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  6. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  7. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Sofia

$488 - $729

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Sofia is to fly which costs 65€ - 650€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Sofia is to fly which costs 65€ - 650€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Málaga and arriving at Sofia. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Málaga and Sofia is 2452 km. The road distance is 3344.8 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Sofia without a car is to train and bus which takes 43 h 23 min and costs 190€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Málaga to Sofia, including transfers.

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Málaga to Sofia bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Málaga station.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Sofia is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs 65€ - 650€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130€ - 430€ and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 30 min.

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Málaga to Sofia bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 1532.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Wizz Air, Bulgaria Air and seven other airlines fly from Málaga to Sofia 4 times a day. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Málaga to Sofia 6 times a week. Tickets cost $390 - $500 and the journey takes 2 days 3 h. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malaga to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,800
Flights from Malaga to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Malaga to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Malaga to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Malaga to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Sofia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Sofia via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Malaga to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Zaragoza to Sofia
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Málaga to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$390 - $500
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Malaga to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Málaga to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Málaga to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$153
Schedules at
dary.bg

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Málaga. It is currently 6:56 AM in Málaga and 7:56 AM in Sofia.

Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Sofia is 3345 km. It takes approximately 32 h 4 min to drive from Málaga to Sofia.

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Wizz Air, Air France, Eurowings and six other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1239+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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