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

Train, bus  •  5 h 42 min

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

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Smolyan

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  3 h 6 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

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

$23 - $35

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

BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 4 h 36 min. Avtogari also services this route 3 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
1 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) and Smolyan is 164 km. The road distance is 240 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan is to train and bus which costs $8 - $13 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Smolyan, including transfers.