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

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Train, drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich 5611
  2. Drive from Petrich to Gevgelija

$16 - $22

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Bus Strumica Ekspres  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Strumica

Bus Arda Tur  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Gevgelija

$29 - $41

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Gevgelija 181.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Gevgelija is to train and drive which costs $16 - $22 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Gevgelija is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Gevgelija. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Gevgelija via Strumica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Sofia and Gevgelija is 186 km. The road distance is 290.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Gevgelija without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Sofia to Gevgelija, including transfers.

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Sofia to Gevgelija bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof station.

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Sofia to Gevgelija bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Gevgelija station.

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Gevgelija is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 3:31 AM in Sofia and 2:31 AM in Gevgelija.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Gevgelija is 291 km. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Sofia to Gevgelija.

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  • Distance: 116.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Gevgelija, Macedonia?

Strumica Ekspres operates a bus from Sofia to Gevgelija 6 times a week, and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Strumica Ekspres
Phone
034/346-030
Website
strumica.gov.mk
Bus from Sofia to Strumica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
strumica.gov.mk
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr

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There are 120+ hotels available in Gevgelija. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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