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There are 4 ways to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Iskarsko Shose to Plovdiv 493 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Smolyan

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Smolyan

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  3h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan 149.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan 149.8 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan is to train and bus which costs $7 - $13 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 3h 6m.

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The distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) and Smolyan is 164 km. The road distance is 239.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 12m and costs $7 - $13.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan is 240 km. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Smolyan. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan.
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  • Distance: 102.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

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

BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Avtogari also services this route 5 times a day.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Plovdiv to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Za Edno Evro
Phone
+359 2/ 80700
Website
1euro.bg
Upravlenie Patni Taksi I Razreshitelni
Phone
+359 2/952 2611
OK Supertrans
Phone
+359 97/321 21
Website
oktaxi.net
MTAXI 91050
Phone
+359 2/91050
Website
mtaxi.bg

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