There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Košice by plane, bus, shuttle, train 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 Kosice  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Kosice (KSC) SOF - KSC

$111 - $391

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice Eurobusways

$43 - $88

4 alternative options

Fly to Budapest  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Budapest (BUD) SOF - BUD

$71 - $356

Bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N982 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice 912

$52 - $100

Bus, train  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice Ic

$101 - $138

Drive  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Košice 632.9 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Košice is to bus and shuttle which costs $40 - $90 and takes 16 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Košice is to fly which costs $110 - $400 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Košice is 688 km. The road distance is 1012.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Sofia to Košice, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Košice. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Košice via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Košice, Slovakia?

Austrian Airlines, LOT and two other airlines fly from Sofia to Košice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Košice via Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 16 h 5 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Kosice via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Sofia to Kosice via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Kosice
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Sofia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
10 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ecolines
Group Ltd.
Phone
+359 2 980 63 36
Email
group@gbg.bg
Website
group-ood.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
group-ood.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Budapest
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
touring.bg

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