There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Kosovo by bus, 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

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Pristina

$31 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Priština B03 892

$27 - $44

2 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad 491
  2. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
  3. Take the train from Niš to Vasiljevac Stajaliste

$38 - $63

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Pristina 189.8 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Kosovo?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Pristina via Skopje and Pristina in around 8 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Pristina via Dimitrovgrad, Niš, and Vasiljevac Stajaliste in around 11 h 49 min.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Priština
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
MZI
Website
mzi.mk
Train from Skopje to Priština
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mzi.mk
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $6
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Niš to Vasiljevac Stajaliste
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ms.mk
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
auroratours.rs

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Kosovo is 198 km. The road distance is 304 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Kosovo is to bus which costs $30 - $40 and takes 8 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Kosovo is to drive which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $30 - $45.

It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Sofia to Kosovo, including transfers.