There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Gothenburg by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry 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

Fly to Gothenburg  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Gothenburg (GOT) SOF - GOT

$103 - $220

Cheapest option

Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Copenhagen (CPH) SOF - CPH
  2. Take the train from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Centralstation

$86 - $336

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  34 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Györ
  2. Take the train from Györ to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  5. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation

$293 - $465

Bus, bus and ferry  •  39 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Niš to Gothenburg

$120 - $144

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Arad, Arad 1950
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Gothenburg

Drive  •  26 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Gothenburg 1690.3 miles

$380 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Gothenburg is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $120 - $150 and takes 39 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Gothenburg is to fly which costs $100 - $220 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Gothenburg. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Gothenburg via Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 55 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Gothenburg is 1849 km. The road distance is 2704.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Gothenburg without a car is to bus and train which takes 34 h 18 min and costs $290 - $470.

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It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from Sofia to Gothenburg, including transfers.

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Sofia to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Matpu, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Gothenburg is to fly which takes 8 h 2 min and costs $100 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 0 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Gothenburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Gothenburg bus services, operated by Lasta, arrive at Gothenburg station.

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Gothenburg is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 3:17 AM in Sofia and 2:17 AM in Gothenburg.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Gothenburg is 2704 km. It takes approximately 26 h 3 min to drive from Sofia to Gothenburg.

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  • Distance: 1155.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 2 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Gothenburg, Sweden?

LOT, Lufthansa and 13 other airlines fly from Sofia to Gothenburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Gothenburg via Arad, Arad and Arad in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Gothenburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Gothenburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Gothenburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Gothenburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Gothenburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Gothenburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Copenhagen Airport to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $75
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$75 - $110
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Györ to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Györ
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
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 Sofia to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Arad to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
33 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro

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