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There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Makarska by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Zagreb

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Makarska

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Kotor
  3. Take the bus from Kotor to Makarska

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Bus #2

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Sofia to Makarska

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Split (SPU)
  2. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

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The cost-effective way to get from Sofia to Makarska is to bus, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 21h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Makarska is to fly and bus which costs $80 - $170 and takes 10h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia station to Makarska. However, there are services departing from Sofia Central Bus Station and arriving at Makarska via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 50m.

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The distance between Sofia and Makarska is 517 km. The road distance is 797.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Makarska without a car is to bus via Zagreb which takes 18h 50m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 18h 50m to get from Sofia to Makarska, including transfers.

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Sofia to Makarska bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Sofia Central Bus Station.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Makarska bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, arrive at Makarska station.

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Makarska is 1h behind Sofia. It is currently 2:06 PM in Sofia and 1:06 PM in Makarska.

Map of how to get from Sofia to Makarska.
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  • Distance: 517.2 km
  • Duration: 18h 50m

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Makarska, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Makarska via Zagreb in around 18h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Sofia to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.700 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Sofia to Split via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.600 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Sofia to Split via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Sofia to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 7.000 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
650 kn - 1.700 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Split via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 8.000 kn
Train operators
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
170 kn - 250 kn
Website
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 kn - 800 kn
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 kn
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Promet Makarska
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 kn - 60 kn
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Promet Makarska
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 kn - 220 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split bus station to Makarska bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Makarska
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
200 kn - 310 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Globtour
Phone
+387 36 651-393
Email
info@globtour.com
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Makarska Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
Globtour
Autotransport Šibenik
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bozur
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 270 kn
Schedules at
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Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
235 kn
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Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Kotor to Makarska
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 100 kn
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
121 kn
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
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Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Makarska
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
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Estimated price
400 kn - 470 kn
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hafet.getbybus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Makarska is 798 km. It takes approximately 11h to drive from Sofia to Makarska.

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KLM, Air Serbia, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Makarska. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to shuttle which takes 9 min and costs $7 - $9.

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