There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Sofia by plane, train, bus 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 from Milan Linate  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Sofia (SOF) LIN - SOF

$58 - $123

Cheapest option

Fly from Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Sofia (SOF) BGY - SOF

$18 - $93

5 alternative options

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Sofia (SOF) MXP - SOF

$29 - $117

Train, bus  •  21 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste Station to Sofia Serdika

$90 - $137

Bus Georg  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Sofia

$170 - $220

Bus Florentia Bus  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna 420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Sofia

$104 - $152

Drive  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Sofia 885 miles

$210 - $310

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Alitalia and Lufthansa fly from Milan to Sofia 4 times a day. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Milan to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $220 and the journey takes 22 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $170
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $130
Train operators
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
atvo.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Milan to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Milano to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Bologna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milan and Sofia is 1168 km. The road distance is 1416 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Sofia is to fly which costs 15€ - 80€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Milan to Sofia is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 45€ - 110€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Milan and arriving at Sofia. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Milan to Sofia, including transfers.