There are 6 ways to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus Union Ivkoni  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora

$12 - $23

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$9 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus Avtogari  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  2 h 4 min

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

$110 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

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

$23 - $35

Fly, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$31 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora. However, there are services departing from Sofia Airport crossroad and arriving at Stara Zagora via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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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 3 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora, including transfers.

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Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora is to bus which takes 3 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Stara Zagora station.

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

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Wizz Air and Bulgaria Air offer flights from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora.
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  • Distance: 116 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora every 2 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Six 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 $8 - $9 and the journey takes 4 h 42 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Iskarsko shose to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Beloslav to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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
3 h 25 min
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
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
valeross.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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