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There are 6 ways to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski by bus, train, taxi 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

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Dupnitsa
  2. Take the bus from Dupnitsa to Sandanski

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Strumjani 5611

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Sandanski

$9 - $14

Bus Samokov Bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia - South Station to Samokov
  2. Take the bus from Samokov to Sandanski

$9 - $14

Taxi  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski 104.6 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski 104.6 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski is to train which costs $6 - $12 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) and Sandanski is 125 km. The road distance is 167.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $9 - $15.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski is to bus which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $9 - $15. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 - $12 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski is 167 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Sandanski. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski.
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  • Distance: 78.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Sofia Airport (SOF), Bulgaria and Sandanski, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski via Sofia Mladost 1, Sofia Serdika, Serdika, Central Station, Sofia, and Dupnitsa in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Dupnitsa to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Dupnitsa to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Samokov Bus
Website
samokov-info.com
Bus from Dupnitsa to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
Bus from Sofia - South Station to Samokov
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
Bus from Samokov to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
Union Ivkoni
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
OK Supertrans
Phone
+359 97/321 21
Website
oktaxi.net
Upravlenie Patni Taksi I Razreshitelni
Phone
+359 2/952 2611
Za Edno Evro
Phone
+359 2/ 80700
Website
1euro.bg
MTAXI 91050
Phone
+359 2/91050
Website
mtaxi.bg

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