There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Blagoevgrad by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus Avtogari  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad Σόφια - Θεσσαλονίκη λεωφορείο

$4 - $6

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Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 361 / ...

$4 - $5

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Simitli

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 64.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 64.5 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Blagoevgrad is to train which costs $4 - $5 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Blagoevgrad is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Blagoevgrad. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Blagoevgrad. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Blagoevgrad is 78 km. The road distance is 103.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Blagoevgrad without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs $4 - $6.

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The bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad takes 1 h 46 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Blagoevgrad.
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  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 4 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Simitli
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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