There are 6 ways to get from Sibiu to Sofia by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sibiu to București
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$36 - $56

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Train  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Sibiu to Craiova Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  3. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia

$20 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus Orlan  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sibiu to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station

$40 - $57

Drive  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sibiu to Sofia 325 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Sibiu  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Sibiu (SBZ) to Sofia (SOF) SBZ - SOF

$101 - $461

Shuttle to Cluj-Napoca, fly  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sibiu to Cluj Airport
  2. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Sofia (SOF) CLJ - SOF

$109 - $273

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No, there is no direct bus from Sibiu to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Sibiu and arriving at Sofia via Bucharest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sibiu to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Sibiu and arriving at Sofia via Craiova and Vidin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 16 min.

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The distance between Sibiu and Sofia is 351 km. The road distance is 520 km.

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The best way to get from Sibiu to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 15 min to get from Sibiu to Sofia, including transfers.

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Sibiu to Sofia bus services, operated by Fany, depart from Sibiu station.

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Sibiu to Sofia train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Sibiu station.

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The best way to get from Sibiu to Sofia is to bus which takes 12 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 16 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sibiu Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Sibiu to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 219.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 15 min

What companies run services between Sibiu, Romania and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Sibiu to Sofia via București and Bucharest in around 12 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sibiu to Sofia via Craiova and Vidin in around 14 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Sibiu to Craiova
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Vidin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sibiu to București
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
fany.ro
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
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Orlan
Website
orlan.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Ruse
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
orlan.autogari.ro
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Aerotran Pass
Phone
+4 0758 928 530
Email
aerotrans_pass@yahoo.com
Website
transportaeroportcluj.ro
Shuttle from Sibiu to Cluj Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $95
Schedules at
transportaeroportcluj.ro

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Sibiu to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sibiu to Sofia is 520 km. It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to drive from Sibiu to Sofia.

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Wizz Air, Tarom, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Sibiu Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1173+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sibiu to Sibiu Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 8 min and costs .

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