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

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

Bus Avtogari  •  3 h

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  4 h 37 min

Train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. 3623 / ...

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  2 h 44 min

  1. 130.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. 130.6 miles

$20 - $30

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Gabrovo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h. Union Ivkoni also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Gabrovo twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Sevlievo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
OPT Gabrovo
Website
optgabrovo.tk
Bus from Sevlievo to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
optgabrovo.tk
Sliven Municipality Bus
Website
sliven.bg
Bus from Sevlievo to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sliven.bg
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Sevlievo to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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

The distance between Sofia and Gabrovo is 165 km. The road distance is 209 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Gabrovo is to train which costs $8 - $12 and takes 5 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Gabrovo is to taxi which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $100 - $130.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Gabrovo. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

The bus from Sofia to Gabrovo takes 3 h including transfers and departs every four hours.