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There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Alexandroupoli by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli

$28 - $35

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Train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Svilengrad 493 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ormenio to Alexandroupoli Port Δίκαια - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι

$19 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Komotini
  3. Take the bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Alexandroupoli 277.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) SOF - AXD

$49 - $238

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Alexandroupoli is to train which costs $19 - $25 and takes 7 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Alexandroupoli is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Alexandroupoli. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Alexandroupoli via Komotini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Alexandroupoli is 295 km. The road distance is 444.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Alexandroupoli without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 59 min and costs $28 - $35.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Sofia to Alexandroupoli, including transfers.

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Sofia to Alexandroupoli bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Alexandroupoli is to bus which takes 5 h 59 min and costs $28 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $19 - $25 and takes 7 h 47 min, you could also fly, which costs $45 - $240 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Alexandroupoli bus services, operated by KTEL Evrou, arrive at Alexandroupoli station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Alexandroupoli.
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  • Distance: 184.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Alexandroupoli, Greece?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Alexandroupoli via Komotini in around 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Alexandroupoli via Svilengrad and Ormenio in around 7 h 47 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Sofia to Alexandroupolis via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Alexandroupolis via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Sofia to Alexandroupolis via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Ormenio to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$10 - $14
First Class
$13 - $17
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Union Ivkoni
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Hebros Bus Ltd.
Phone
032 65 78 11
Email
office@hebrosbus.com
Website
hebrosbus.com
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hebrosbus.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Plovdiv to Komotini
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Alexandroupoli is 444 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Sofia to Alexandroupoli.

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Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Alexandroupoli. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $1.

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