There are 8 ways to get from Mostar to Sofia by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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

Train, bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo 722 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Zvornik
  3. Take the bus from Zvornik to Niš
  4. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia

$51 - $73

7 alternative options

Train, bus via Dimitrovgrad  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo 722 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
  3. Take the bus from Zvornik to Niš
  4. Take the train from Palilulska pijaca to Dimitrovgrad
  5. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia 491

$53 - $78

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  22 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Herceg Novi Zob
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Kyustendil
  4. Take the bus from Kyustendil to Sofia

Bus  •  25 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Mostar to Kotor
  2. Take the bus from Kotor to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$80 - $99

Drive  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Mostar to Sofia 452.2 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Sarajevo, fly  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo
  2. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Sofia (SOF) SJJ - SOF

$151 - $313

Bus to Split, fly  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Mostar to Split
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Sofia (SOF) SPU - SOF

$156 - $290

Night bus to Dubrovnik, fly  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Metkovic Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Sofia (SOF) DBV - SOF

$147 - $413

What companies run services between Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Mostar to Sofia via Herceg Novi Zob, Herceg Novi, Kumanovo, and Kyustendil in around 22 h 56 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Split to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Split to Sofia via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sofia via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Split to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Split to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Dubrovnik to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Mostar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Website
zfbh.ba
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Palilulska pijaca to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $6
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Drina Trans
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Bus from Mostar to Kotor
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Herceg Novi Zob
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Kotor Zob
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
globtour.com
Night bus from Metkovic Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Herceg Novi to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kyustendil Municipality Transport
Website
kustendil.bg
Bus from Kyustendil to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
kustendil.bg
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Kyustendil to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg
Galeb
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Kotor to Skopje
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Promet Makarska
Autoprevoz - Bus d.d.
Phone
+387 36 551 900
Email
booking@autoprevoz-bus.ba
Website
autoprevoz.ba
Bus from Mostar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
autoprevoz.ba
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Metković to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mostar to Sofia?

The distance between Mostar and Sofia is 454 km. The road distance is 724 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mostar to Sofia?

The cheapest way to get from Mostar to Sofia is to train and bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 13 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Mostar to Sofia?

The quickest way to get from Mostar to Sofia is to train and fly which takes 8 h 38 min and costs $150 - $320.

Is there a direct bus between Mostar and Sofia?

No, there is no direct bus from Mostar to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Mostar Bus Station East and arriving at Sofia via Herceg Novi, Kumanovo and Kyustendil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 56 min.

How long does it take to get from Mostar to Sofia?

It takes approximately 13 h 50 min to get from Mostar to Sofia, including transfers.