There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Meteora by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Ilias Travel  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel to Meteora

$70 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus EAAA  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kalampaka

$23 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Arda Tur  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel to Meteora

$57 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Meteora 326.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly, bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Thessaloniki (SKG) SOF - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Makedonia Palace, Thessaloníki to Meteora

$124 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Meteora is to bus which costs $23 - $35 and takes 13 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Meteora is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Meteora is 360 km. The road distance is 522.2 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 22 min to get from Sofia to Meteora, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Kalampaka. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Sofia to Meteora.
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  • Distance: 224.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 22 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Meteora, Thessaly, Greece?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Meteora via Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Athens, Paros
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Bus operators
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ammon Express
Phone
+30 2310 500225
Email
info@ammonexpress.gr
Website
ammonexpress.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel to Meteora
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr
Bus from Makedonia Palace, Thessaloníki to Meteora
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kalampaka
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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