Directions from Sibiu to Sofia

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Recommended option

Bus ETAP Group  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sibiu to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station

$20 - $41

6 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sibiu to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Sofia 980

$30 - $57

Train  •  14 h 6 min

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

$22 - $32

Train, bus  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Sibiu to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ruse
  3. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 463

$25 - $34

Train, night train  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Sibiu to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
  3. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia 463

$25 - $34

Drive  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sibiu to Sofia 325 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  6 h 55 min

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

$101 - $461

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

You can take a bus from Sibiu to Sofia via Bucharest - Gară Filaret and Bucharest - Gară Filaret in around 12 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sibiu to Sofia via Craiova, Calafat, and Vidin in around 14 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
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
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
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Sibiu to Craiova
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Calafat
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Sibiu to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.
Phone
021.335.32.90
Email
agentia.filaret@acfilaret.ro
Website
acfilaret.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
acfilaret.ro
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Transmixt
Phone
0269/217757
Email
transmixt@atlassib.ro
Website
transmixt.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
transmixt.autogari.ro
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Sibiu to Sofia is to train which costs $21 - $35 and takes 14 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Sibiu to Sofia is to fly which takes 6 h 55 min and costs $100 - $470.

No, there is no direct train from Sibiu to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Sibiu and arriving at Sofia via Gara Bucureşti Nord and Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 2 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sibiu to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Sibiu and arriving at Sofia - Central Bus Station via Bucharest - Gară Filaret. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 18 min to get from Sibiu to Sofia, including transfers.