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There are 6 ways to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora by bus, train, taxi, 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 Avtogari  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora Nuernberg - Haskovo 09:30

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

Train  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Iskarsko shose to Stara Zagora 8627 / ...

$8 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus Doris Bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora

$15 - $16

Taxi  •  2h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora 143.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora 143.6 miles

$23 - $35

Fly, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR
  2. Take the train from Beloslav to Stara Zagora

$81 - $178

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora is to train which costs $7 - $9 and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 2h 4m.

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The distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) and Stara Zagora is 186 km. The road distance is 229.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora without a car is to bus which takes 4h 21m and costs $10 - $16.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora is to bus which takes 4h 21m and costs $10 - $16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $7 - $9 and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora is 230 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Stara Zagora. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora.
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  • Distance: 116 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 3h 24m. Eight other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $8 and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Iskarsko shose to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Beloslav to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Globus ES
Phone
044/62 48 83
Email
globuses@abv.bg
Website
globuses.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
globuses.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
valeross.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Stara Zagora Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11
Website
Arda Tur
Doris Bus
Website
avtobusi.doris-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
avtobusi.doris-bg.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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