There are 4 ways to get from Patras to Bulgaria by bus, car, train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Union Ivkoni  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Pátra to Sofia

$27 - $85

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Achaias  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia

$109 - $142

Drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Patras to Sofia 478.8 miles

$110 - $170

Bus, train, fly  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  2. Take the train from Kiato to Kato Acharnai
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sofia (SOF) ATH - SOF

$50 - $156

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The cheapest way to get from Patras to Bulgaria is to bus and train and fly which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Patras to Bulgaria is to drive which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 7 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pátra and arriving at Sofia. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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The distance between Patras and Bulgaria is 580 km. The road distance is 766 km.

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The best way to get from Patras to Bulgaria without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 45 min and costs 23€ - 75€.

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The bus from Pátra to Sofia takes 11 h 45 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Patras to Bulgaria bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Pátra station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Patras to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 362.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 45 min

What companies run services between Patras, Greece and Bulgaria?

Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Patras to Sofia once a week. Tickets cost $27 - $85 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Kato Acharnai
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com

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