Directions from Sofia to Kalamata

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Recommended option

Bus KTEL Messinias  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kalamata

$131 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus EAAA  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kalamata

$35 - $85

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 361
  2. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kalamata

$97 - $120

Bus KTEL Arkadias  •  18 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Tripoli
  3. Take the bus from Tripoli to Kalamata

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Kalamata 611.1 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Sofia to Kalamata  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Kalamata (KLX) SOF - KLX

$92 - $363

Fly Sofia to Athens, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Athens (ATH) SOF - ATH
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Kalamata

$57 - $154

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly to Kalamata  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Kalamata (KLX) SKG - KLX

$91 - $362

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Kalamata, Greece?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Kalamata via Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki in around 11 h 45 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Sofia to Kalamata twice daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Kalamata via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Sofia to Kalamata via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Kalamata via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Kalamata via Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Kalamata via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Kalamata via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Thessaloniki to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Sofia to Kalamata via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Kalamata via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $130
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Athens to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
16 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
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
$24 - $26
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
KTEL Arkadias
Phone
2710 230 140
Email
ktelark@otenet.gr
Website
ktelarkadias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Tripoli
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
ktelarkadias.gr
Bus from Tripoli to Kalamata
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelarkadias.gr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Kalamata is 638 km. The road distance is 978 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Kalamata is to bus which costs $35 - $85 and takes 16 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Kalamata is to bus and fly which takes 8 h 7 min and costs $90 - $370.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Kalamata. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to get from Sofia to Kalamata, including transfers.