There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Barcelona by plane, bus, train, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Barcelona (BCN) SOF - BCN

$52 - $319

Cheapest option

Bus Ruse Bus  •  35 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Barcelona

$3

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  32 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  5. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$300 - $433

Bus Georg  •  37 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Barcelona

$120 - $360

Drive, car ferry  •  36 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona

$330 - $481

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  42 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia - Bus Station to Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Barcelona 721

$106 - $176

Drive  •  23 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Barcelona 1489.6 miles

$280 - $410

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Barcelona, Spain?

Ryanair, Bulgaria Air and eight other airlines fly from Sofia to Barcelona every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ruse Bus operates a bus from Sofia to Barcelona once a week, and the journey takes 35 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$120 - $200
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
36 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
35 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Bus Station to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
35 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Sofia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
36 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
dary.bg
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Barcelona is 1748 km. The road distance is 2383 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Barcelona is to bus which costs $3 and takes 35 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Barcelona is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs $50 - $320.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Sofia to Barcelona, including transfers.