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There are 3 ways to get from Sofia to Kočani by bus, car or train

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Bus, drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
  2. Drive from Kyustendil to Kočani

$12 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Kustendil 6621
  2. Drive from Kustendil to Kočani

$16 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Kočani 114.8 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Kočani is to bus and drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Kočani is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Kočani is 115 km. The road distance is 183.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Sofia to Kočani, including transfers.

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Kočani is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 7:19 AM in Sofia and 6:19 AM in Kočani.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Kočani is 184 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Sofia to Kočani.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Kočani. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Kočani.
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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

There is no direct connection from Sofia to Kočani. However, you can take the bus to Kyustendil then take the drive to Kočani. Alternatively, you can take the train to Kustendil then take the drive to Kočani.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Kyustendil Municipality Transport
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Schedules at
05952/ 36 35
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Once daily
Schedules at

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