There are 7 ways to get from Munich to Sofia by plane, train, bus, rideshare 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 Munich  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Sofia (SOF) MUC - SOF

$96 - $316

Cheapest option

Fly from Memmingen  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Memmingen (FMM) to Sofia (SOF) FMM - SOF

$37 - $136

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Landshut to Sofia

$133 - $253

Bus Georg  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Sofia

$70 - $250

Bus Air Kona  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg to Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station

$97 - $103

Rideshare  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Sofia 833.9 miles

$74

Drive  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Sofia 834 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Sofia is to rideshare which costs 63€ and takes 17 h 8 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Munich to Sofia is to fly which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich and arriving at Sofia. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 21 h 12 min.

More details

The distance between Munich and Sofia is 1097 km. The road distance is 1334.3 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Munich to Sofia without a car is to train and bus which takes 21 h 10 min and costs 110€ - 220€.

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Munich to Sofia, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Munich to Sofia is to fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 80€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 21 h 12 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

Search flights

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

More details

Map of how to get from Munich to Sofia.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 685.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Lufthansa, Adria Airways and Austrian Airlines fly from Munich to Sofia every 3 hours. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Munich to Sofia 3 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $250 and the journey takes 21 h 12 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Munich to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Munich to Sofia via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Memmingen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Memmingen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$15 - $100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Landshut to Sofia
Ave. Duration
19 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hasturizm.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Rally 13
Website
rally13.com
Bus from München to Sofia
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$109
Schedules at
rally13.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Air Kona
Phone
00359 2 971 11 11
Email
tickets@airkona.com
Website
airkona.com
Bus from Salzburg to Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$89
Schedules at
airkona.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$74
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Bulgaria

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.