There are 6 ways to get from Podgorica to Sofia by bus, car 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  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Rožaje
  2. Take the bus from Rozaje to Beloljin
  3. Take the bus from Beloljin to Niš
  4. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia

$40 - $48

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$35 - $66

4 alternative options

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD #2  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Kriva Palanka
  3. Take the bus from Kriva Palanka to Sofia

$43 - $69

Drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Podgorica to Sofia 374.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Podgorica  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Sofia (SOF) TGD - SOF

$112 - $262

Bus to Tivat, fly  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Podgorica to Tivat Zob
  2. Fly from Tivat (TIV) to Sofia (SOF) TIV - SOF

$168 - $370

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Podgorica to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Podgorica and arriving at Sofia via Rozaje, Beloljin and Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 31 min.

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The distance between Podgorica and Sofia is 334 km. The road distance is 599.3 km.

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The best way to get from Podgorica to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 31 min to get from Podgorica to Sofia, including transfers.

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Podgorica to Sofia bus services, operated by Vector, depart from Podgorica station.

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The best way to get from Podgorica to Sofia is to bus which takes 12 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Podgorica Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Podgorica to Sofia bus services, operated by Matpu, arrive at Sofia station.

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Podgorica. It is currently 11:15 AM in Podgorica and 12:15 PM in Sofia.

Yes, the driving distance between Podgorica to Sofia is 599 km. It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to drive from Podgorica to Sofia.

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Map of how to get from Podgorica to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 208.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 31 min

What companies run services between Podgorica, Montenegro and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Podgorica to Sofia via Rožaje, Rozaje, Beloljin, and Niš in around 12 h 31 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Podgorica to Sofia every 4 hours.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Podgorica to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Tivat to Sofia via Belgrade, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Podgorica to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Tivat to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Podgorica to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Tivat to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Podgorica to Sofia via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $140
Flights from Podgorica to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Podgorica to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Podgorica to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Podgorica to Sofia via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tivat to Sofia via Belgrade, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Bus operators
Vector
Website
vectortours.de
Bus from Podgorica to Rožaje
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
vectortours.de
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Rozaje to Beloljin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Beloljin to Niš
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
Jugoprevoz Kruševac AD
Phone
+381 37 421 555
Email
adjugoprevozks@gmail.com
Website
jugoprevozks.rs
Bus from Beloljin to Niš
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jugoprevozks.rs
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
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Podgorica to Skopje
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Podgorica to Tivat Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Podgorica to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
bozur.net
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Podgorica to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$36
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Email
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Website
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5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
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Bus from Kriva Palanka to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
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Website
mktransport.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kriva Palanka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
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