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

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Bus Avtoekspres  •  10 h 52 min

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

$26 - $34

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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

$19 - $28

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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

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

Bus to Cluj-Napoca, fly  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Sibiu to Sebeș
  2. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Sofia (SOF) CLJ - SOF

$108 - $288

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The cheapest way to get from Sibiu to Sofia is to train which costs $19 - $28 and takes 14 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sibiu to Sofia is to fly which costs $100 - $470 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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

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It takes approximately 10 h 52 min to get from Sibiu to Sofia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sibiu to Sofia station. However, there are services departing from Sibiu and arriving at Sofia - Central Bus Station via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 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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Tarom, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Sibiu Airport to Sofia Airport.

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Sibiu to Sofia train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Craiova station.

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  • Distance: 219.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Sibiu to Sofia via Ruse in around 10 h 52 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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
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
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
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
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
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Sibiu to Craiova
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
3 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
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Sibiu to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
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
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $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
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
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 - $13
Schedules at
transmixt.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Sebeș
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
transmixt.autogari.ro
Alis Grup
Phone
004.0753.065.900
Website
alisgrup.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Bucuresti - Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
alisgrup.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Sebes
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
alisgrup.autogari.ro
FlixBus
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Contact Details
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
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Sebeş
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fany.ro
Trans Polosam
Phone
+4 0745 050403
Website
transpolosam.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Sebes
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
transpolosam.autogari.ro
Romtimex
Website
romtimex.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Sebeş
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
romtimex.autogari.ro

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