There are 5 ways to get from Silistra to Sofia by bus, train, 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 ETAP Group  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Silistra to Sofia - Central Bus Station

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Silistra to Gorna Oryahovitsa 9646
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia 461 / ...

$15 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Silistra to Yablanitsa
  2. Take the bus from Yablanitsa to Sofia

$16 - $25

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Silistra to Sofia 270.3 miles

$40 - $65

Bus, fly  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Silistra to Varna
  2. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF

$28 - $122

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Silistra to Sofia is to bus which costs $15 - $21 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Silistra to Sofia is to bus and fly which costs $27 - $130 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Silistra and Sofia is 355 km. The road distance is 432.5 km.

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The bus from Silistra to Sofia - Central Bus Station takes 7 h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Silistra and arriving at Sofia - Central Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Silistra to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Silistra and arriving at Sofia via Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 34 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Silistra to Sofia is 432 km. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Silistra to Sofia.

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

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Map of how to get from Silistra to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 222.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Silistra, Bulgaria and Sofia, Bulgaria?

ETAP Group operates a bus from Silistra to Sofia 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 7 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Silistra to Sofia via Gorna Oryahovitsa in around 11 h 34 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Silistra to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
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
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Silistra to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Silistra to Yablanitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Yablanitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Yablanitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Silistra to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Silistra to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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