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

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Three 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. Greek Railways (OSE) also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Sofija to Blagoevgrad
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
trainose.gr
Second Class
$8 - $11
First Class
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Avg. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Avg. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sofia to Blagoevgrad?

The distance between Sofia and Blagoevgrad is 78 km. The road distance is 103 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sofia to Blagoevgrad?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Sofia to Blagoevgrad?

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

Is there a direct train between Sofia and Blagoevgrad?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Sofia and Blagoevgrad?

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.

How long does it take to get from Sofia to Blagoevgrad?

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