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

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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Bus Arda Tur  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof

$57 - $62

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Bus Union Ivkoni  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalabaka to Lárisa
  2. Take the bus from Larissa to Dupnitsa
  3. Take the bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia

$29 - $42

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
  3. Take the train from Blagoevgrad to Sofia

$47 - $57

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Meteora to Sofia 325.8 miles

$75 - $120

Drive, fly  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Meteora to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Sofia (SOF) IOA - SOF

$48 - $215

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Meteora to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Meteora and arriving at Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof via Thessaloniki Monastiriou. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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The distance between Meteora and Sofia is 360 km. The road distance is 521.2 km.

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The best way to get from Meteora to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from Meteora to Sofia, including transfers.

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Meteora to Sofia bus services, operated by Ammon Express, depart from Meteora station.

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There is no direct flight from Ioannina Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Meteora to Sofia bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Meteora to Sofia is 521 km. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Meteora to Sofia.

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Bulgaria Air, Aegean Airlines, Wizz Air and seven other airlines offer flights from Ioannina 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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Map of how to get from Meteora to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 224.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 35 min

What companies run services between Meteora, Thessaly, Greece and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Meteora to Sofia via Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel and Thessaloniki Monastiriou in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ioannina to Sofia via Athens, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Ioannina to Sofia via Athens, Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ioannina to Sofia via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ioannina to Sofia via Athens, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Ioannina to Sofia via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$16 - $22
First Class
$20 - $27
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Ammon Express
Phone
+30 2310 500225
Email
info@ammonexpress.gr
Website
ammonexpress.gr
Bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Larissa to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $16
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Kalabaka to Lárisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtogari.info

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