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There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Mělník by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train or car

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Fly, line 369 bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Prague (PRG) SOF - PRG
  2. Take the line 369 bus from Ládví to Mělník,Fibichova

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to Prague

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Praha Holešovice

$96 - $97

Bus Group Ltd.  •  21 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Praha

$54 - $55

Train  •  34 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Arad D
  3. Take the train from Arad to Szolnok Ic
  4. Take the train from Szolnok to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Kolin(CZ) Ec
  6. Take the train from Kolin(CZ) to Melnik R

$98 - $145

Drive  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Mělník 825.6 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Mělník is to bus and ferry which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Mělník is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 13 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Mělník. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Melnik via Videle, Arad, Szolnok, Budapest-Nyugati and Kolin(CZ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 45 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Mělník is 1086 km. The road distance is 1320.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Mělník without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 17 h 53 min and costs $1 - $2.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Sofia to Mělník, including transfers.

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Sofia to Mělník train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Mělník is to bus which takes 20 h 26 min and costs $96 - $97. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $150 and takes 34 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Mělník is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 7:54 PM in Sofia and 6:54 PM in Mělník.

Map of how to get from Sofia to Mělník.
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  • Distance: 678.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Mělník, Czech Republic?

Racic Eurobus operates a bus from Sofia to Mělník 5 times a week. Tickets cost $95 and the journey takes 19 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Mělník via Videle, Arad, Szolnok, Budapest-Nyugati, and Kolin(CZ) in around 34 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Sofia to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Prague via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Arad
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Kolin(CZ)
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Kolin(CZ) to Melnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
ČSAD Střední Čechy, a.s.
Website
ropid.cz
Bus from Ládví to Mělník,Fibichova
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
ropid.cz
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Prague
Ave. Duration
16 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia to Praha Holešovice
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Group Ltd.
Phone
+359 2 980 63 36
Email
group@gbg.bg
Website
group-ood.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Praha
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
group-ood.com

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Sofia to Mělník train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Melnik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Mělník is 1321 km. It takes approximately 13 h 24 min to drive from Sofia to Mělník.

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Bulgaria Air, Austrian Airlines, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Mělník. Prices start at $32 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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