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

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Fly from Sofia  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Copenhagen (CPH) SOF - CPH

957 kr - 5759 kr

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Bus, night train  •  38h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Berlin
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Malmo C 306

849 kr - 1117 kr

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Bus to Skopje, fly  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Copenhagen (CPH) SKP - CPH

2778 kr - 5238 kr

Bus, train  •  31h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica to Dresden Central Train Station
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ic
  5. Take the train from København H to Malmö C 029

Bus, bus and ferry  •  34h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station Varna - Belgrade
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Belgrade to Malmö

1075 kr - 2077 kr

Drive  •  23h 16m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Malmö 2424.9 km

3100 kr - 4700 kr

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Malmö is to bus and night train which costs $90 - $120 and takes 38h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Malmö is to fly which costs $100 - $650 and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia station to Malmö. However, there are services departing from Sofia Central Bus Station and arriving at Malmö via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h.

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The distance between Sofia and Malmö is 1616 km. The road distance is 2424.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Malmö without a car is to bus and train which takes 31h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Sofia to Malmö, including transfers.

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Sofia to Malmö bus services, operated by Karat-S, depart from Sofia Central Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Sofia to Malmö bus services, operated by Lasta, arrive at Malmö station.

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Malmö is 1h behind Sofia. It is currently 2:02 PM in Sofia and 1:02 PM in Malmö.

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  • Distance: 1615.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Malmö, Sweden?

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Sofia to Malmö every 2 hours.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 3800 kr
Flights from Skopje to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 3800 kr
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Skopje to Copenhagen via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2400 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2200 kr - 6000 kr
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Skopje to Copenhagen via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 2000 kr
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
290 kr - 1500 kr
Flights from Skopje to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
300 kr - 1500 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3000 kr
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3100 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Copenhagen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2600 kr
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Skopje to Copenhagen via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 5000 kr
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Skopje to Copenhagen via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 1800 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Skopje to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1900 kr - 2800 kr
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
900 kr - 1300 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90 kr - 160 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
90 kr - 120 kr
Business
120 kr - 150 kr
1st Class
130 kr - 160 kr
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130 kr - 220 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
130 kr - 170 kr
Business
180 kr - 220 kr
1st Class
190 kr - 220 kr
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
240 kr - 330 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
310 kr - 430 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90 kr - 140 kr
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
90 kr - 140 kr
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kr - 200 kr
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
130 kr - 200 kr
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
350 kr - 480 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
500 kr - 700 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
320 kr - 460 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
470 kr - 650 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
300 kr - 440 kr
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
450 kr - 650 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Malmo C
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
300 kr - 370 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Bus operators
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
169 kr
Schedules at
transkop.mk
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia Serdica to Dresden Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Racic Eurobus
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
420 kr - 600 kr
Website
Karat-S
Lasta
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 750 kr
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Malmö is 2425 km. It takes approximately 23h 16m to drive from Sofia to Malmö.

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Wizz Air, Air Serbia, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Malmö. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK 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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