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There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Bansko by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 361 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Bansko

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia to Bansko 98 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Bansko 98 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Bansko is to bus which costs $6 - $9 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Bansko is to taxi which costs $80 - $95 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Bansko. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Bansko is 97 km. The road distance is 156.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Bansko without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 41 min and costs $6 - $9.

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The bus from Sofia to Bansko takes 2 h 41 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Sofia to Bansko bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Sofia station.

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Sofia to Bansko bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Bansko station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Bansko is 157 km. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Sofia to Bansko.

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There are 581+ hotels available in Bansko. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Bansko.
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  • Distance: 60.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Bansko, Bulgaria?

Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Bansko every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Bansko
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Municipality of Bansko
Website
bansko.net
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
bansko.net
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Bansko
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bansko.net
Union Ivkoni
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Bansko
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Patnicheski prevozi Blagoevgrad
Phone
073/88 40 09
Email
p.prevozi.blg@abv.bg
Website
pprevoziblg.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Bansko
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
pprevoziblg.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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