There are 5 ways to get from Odessa to Sofia by plane, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Odesa (ODS) to Sofia (SOF) ODS - SOF

$131 - $161

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Rideshare  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Odesa to Sofia 580.2 miles

$19

3 alternative options

Bus Ukraine buses  •  20 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Odessa Privoz to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$32 - $66

Bus Maximov Tours  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Sofia Serdika Odessa-Varna-Sofia

$30 - $55

Drive  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Odessa to Sofia 580.7 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Sofia is to rideshare which costs 517 ₴ and takes 14 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Odessa to Sofia is to fly which costs 3 600 ₴ - 4 600 ₴ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Odessa Central Bus and arriving at Sofia Serdika. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 24 h 30 min.

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The distance between Odessa and Sofia is 721 km. The road distance is 929.1 km.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 44 min and costs 900 ₴ - 1 900 ₴.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Odessa to Sofia, including transfers.

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Odessa to Sofia bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, depart from Odessa Privoz station.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Sofia is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 3 600 ₴ - 4 600 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 900 ₴ - 1 900 ₴ and takes 20 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Odesa Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Odessa to Sofia bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Odessa to Sofia is 929 km. It takes approximately 12 h 38 min to drive from Odessa to Sofia.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Odesa Airport to Sofia Airport.

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  • Distance: 450.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Odessa, Ukraine and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air flies from Odessa to Sofia twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Odessa to Sofia via Bucharest and Bucharest in around 20 h 44 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Odesa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Odessa Privoz to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
maximovtours.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.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Odesa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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