There are 5 ways to get from Sarajevo to Sofia by plane, bus 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  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Sofia (SOF) SJJ - SOF

$135 - $296

Cheapest option

Bus Drina Trans  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
  2. Take the bus from Zvornik to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia

$37 - $57

3 alternative options

Bus via Beograd  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Dimitrovgrad
  3. Take the bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  18 h 40 min

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

$40 - $77

Drive  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Sofia 385.1 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sarajevo to Sofia is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sarajevo to Sofia is to fly which costs $130 - $300 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Sarajevo and Sofia is 422 km. The road distance is 616.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Sarajevo to Sofia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sarajevo to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Istočno Sarajevo and arriving at Sofia via Zvornik and Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Sarajevo to Sofia every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sarajevo to Sofia via Zvornik and Niš in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Bus operators
Drina Trans
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
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
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 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz
Phone
+381 11 7614 715
Email
office@transprodukt.rs
Website
transprodukt.rs
Bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Beograd
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
transprodukt.rs
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Belgrade to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
pks.rs
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sarajevo to Skopje
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $60
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

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