There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Ljubljana by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Ljubljana  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Ljubljana (LJU) SOF - LJU

$121 - $441

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Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana Florentia Bus

$40 - $150

3 alternative options

Fly to Klagenfurt  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Klagenfurt (KLU) SOF - KLU

$132 - $511

Bus, train  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the train from Crveni Krst to Novi Beograd
  3. Take the train from Novi Beograd to Ljubljana En

$47 - $79

Drive  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Ljubljana 575.7 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Ljubljana is to bus and train which costs $45 - $80 and takes 20 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Ljubljana is to fly which costs $120 - $450 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Ljubljana is 793 km. The road distance is 921.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Ljubljana without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs $40 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Sofia to Ljubljana, including transfers.

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Sofia to Ljubljana bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Sofia Serdika station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Ljubljana is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $120 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $150 and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Sofia to Ljubljana bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Ljubljana.
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  • Distance: 495.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Ljubljana, Slovenia?

Adria Airways and Austrian Airlines fly from Sofia to Ljubljana once daily. Alternatively, ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Sofia to Ljubljana once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 14 h 30 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Klagenfurt via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Crveni Krst to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
atvo.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Sofia to Ljubljana Gas Station Barie
Ave. Duration
14 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
13 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
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

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Ljubljana is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 4:53 PM in Sofia and 3:53 PM in Ljubljana.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Ljubljana is 921 km. It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to drive from Sofia to Ljubljana.

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Austrian Airlines and Adria Airways offer flights from Sofia Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 790+ hotels available in Ljubljana. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $1.

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