There are 8 ways to get from Sofia to Milan by plane, train, bus, night bus 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

Fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Milan Linate (LIN) SOF - LIN

$57 - $124

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) SOF - BGY

$17 - $93

6 alternative options

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SOF - MXP

$28 - $118

Fly to Bologna, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Bologna (BLQ) SOF - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale

$57 - $261

Bus, train  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fr

$165 - $215

Bus  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Milan

$170 - $220

Bus, night bus  •  24 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Bologna Florentia Bus
  2. Take the night bus from Bologna to Milan Ouibus / ...

$70 - $108

Drive  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Milan 882.8 miles

$210 - $310

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Milan, Italy?

Bulgaria Air and Alitalia fly from Sofia to Milan 3 times a day. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Sofia to Milan once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $220 and the journey takes 22 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Sofia to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Sofia to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Sofia to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Sofia to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Sofia to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $170
Flights from Sofia to Milan Bergamo via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $130
Flights from Sofia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$18 - $140
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Milano
Ave. Duration
21 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Milan
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Bologna
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
atvo.it
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Bologna to Milano
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Bologna to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Milan is 1168 km. The road distance is 1412 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Milan is to fly which costs $16 - $95 and takes 5 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Milan is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $55 - $130.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Milan. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Sofia to Milan, including transfers.