There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Melnik by train, bus, taxi 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

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Kulata 361

$18 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Melnik

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia to Melnik 113.8 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Melnik 113.8 miles

$18 - $27

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Melnik, Bulgaria?

Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Melnik once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Melnik once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h. BG Razpisanie also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Melnik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Melnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia to Melnik
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
OK Supertrans
Phone
+359 97/321 21
Website
oktaxi.net
Upravlenie Patni Taksi I Razreshitelni
Phone
+359 2/952 2611
Za Edno Evro
Phone
+359 2/ 80700
Website
1euro.bg
MTAXI 91050
Phone
+359 2/91050
Website
mtaxi.bg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Melnik is 131 km. The road distance is 182 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Melnik is to bus which costs $7 - $11 and takes 4 h.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Melnik is to taxi which takes 2 h 18 min and costs $90 - $120.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Melnik. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Sofia to Melnik, including transfers.