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There are 5 ways to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus ETAP Group  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Veliko Turnovo

$11 - $15

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Bus Biomet  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo 137.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo 137.9 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, bus  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo

$31 - $122

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo is to bus which costs $10 - $15 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) and Veliko Tarnovo is 186 km. The road distance is 220.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $10 - $15.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo is 221 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Veliko Tarnovo. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

ETAP Group operates a bus from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Avtogari also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Bus operators
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 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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