There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Croatia by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Zagreb (ZAG) SOF - ZAG

$121 - $341

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Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor Florentia Bus / ...

$35 - $50

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Fly to Split  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Split (SPU) SOF - SPU

$144 - $274

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Ljubljana (LJU) SOF - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$150 - $605

Fly to Belgrade, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Belgrade (BEG) SOF - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Osijek

$92 - $208

Bus Georg  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Zagreb

$95 - $130

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Zagreb 489.2 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Autobusni kolodvor. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Croatia is 596 km. The road distance is 782.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Croatia without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Sofia to Croatia, including transfers.

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Sofia to Croatia bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Sofia Serdika station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Croatia is to fly which takes 6 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Croatia bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Autobusni kolodvor station.

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Croatia is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 6:54 PM in Sofia and 5:54 PM in Croatia.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Croatia is 783 km. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to drive from Sofia to Croatia.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 372.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Croatia?

Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Sofia to Velika Gorica every 2 hours. Alternatively, ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Sofia to Zagreb once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min. Yubim also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Sofia to Split via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Split via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Šidexpres Šid
Phone
022 / 714-147
Email
sidexpres@ptt.rs
Website
sidexpres.rs
Bus from Beograd to Osijek
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
sidexpres.rs
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb - Motel Plitvice
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Bulgaria Air, Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 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 .

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