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There are 7 ways to get from Oslo to Sofia by train, plane, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Train, fly  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Sofia (SOF) OSL - SOF

$121 - $202

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Bus and ferry, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Oslo to Craiova
  2. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  3. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia

$91 - $123

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Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  43 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 117 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg C to Helsingborg C 029
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Helsingborg to Niš
  4. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia

$128 - $176

Train, bus  •  46 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 117 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the bus from Hamburg to Sofia

$207 - $248

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Sofia

$259 - $344

Drive  •  28 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Sofia 1870.7 miles

$490 - $750

Drive, train  •  30 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Sofia

$476 - $725

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Sofia is to bus and ferry and train which costs kr 750 - kr 1100 and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Sofia is to train and fly which costs kr 950 - kr 1700 and takes 7 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oslo to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Oslo and arriving at Sofia via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Oslo and Sofia is 2096 km. The road distance is 2993.1 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Sofia without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 43 h 7 min and costs kr 1000 - kr 1500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Oslo to Sofia, including transfers.

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Oslo to Sofia bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Oslo station.

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There is no direct flight from Oslo Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Oslo. It is currently 11:46 PM in Oslo and 12:46 AM in Sofia.

Map of how to get from Oslo to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 1310.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

What companies run services between Oslo, Norway and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Oslo to Sofia via Katowice in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $490
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Oslo to Sofia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Train operators
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
flytoget.no
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nsb
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg C to Helsingborg C
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$23 - $35
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$35 - $50
2nd Class Refundable
$35 - $55
1st Class Refundable
$50 - $75
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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 Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 - $15
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
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Hamburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
31 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Katowice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Oslo to Craiova
Ave. Duration
45 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo to Sofia is 2993 km. It takes approximately 28 h 54 min to drive from Oslo to Sofia.

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KLM, Bulgaria Air, LOT and seven other airlines offer flights from Oslo Airport to Sofia Airport.

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