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There are 8 ways to get from Sofia to Moscow by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) SOF - SVO

$92 - $202

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Train, night train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ungheni
  3. Take the train from Ungheni to Moskva Kievskaja

$60 - $95

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Fly to Moscow Domodedovo  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) SOF - DME

$109 - $249

Fly to Moscow Vnukovo  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) SOF - VKO

$119 - $219

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  47h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Odessa Central Bus Sofia-Varna-Odessa
  2. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow

$62 - $100

Train  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Moskva Kievskaja D

$84 - $131

Bus via Kiev  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Kyiv
  3. Take the bus from Kiev to Moscow, Teply Stan

$84 - $123

Drive  •  28h 23m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Moscow 1367.1 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Moscow is to train and night train which costs $60 - $95 and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Moscow is to fly which costs $90 - $210 and takes 6h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Moscow. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Moskva Kievskaja via Bucharest - Gara de Nord and Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Sofia and Moscow is 1777 km. The road distance is 2187.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Moscow without a car is to bus which takes 47h 36m and costs $60 - $100.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Sofia to Moscow, including transfers.

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Sofia to Moscow train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Moscow is to fly which takes 6h 44m and costs $90 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $100 and takes 47h 36m, you could also train, which costs $80 - $140 and takes 2 days 1h.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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Moscow is 1h ahead of Sofia. It is currently 10:26 AM in Sofia and 11:26 AM in Moscow.

Map of how to get from Sofia to Moscow.
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  • Distance: 1110.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Moscow, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Bulgaria Air and four other airlines fly from Sofia to Moscow every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Moscow via Odessa Central Bus Station, Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow, and Teply Stan in around 47h 36m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Vnukovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Domodedovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Domodedovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Vnukovo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Vnukovo via Istanbul Ataturk, Minsk
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Domodedovo via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Domodedovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Domodedovo via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Domodedovo via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Domodedovo via Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Vnukovo via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $260
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Sofia to Moscow Vnukovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Moskva Kievskaja
Ave. Duration
28h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev to Moscow, Teply Stan
Ave. Duration
16h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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Sofia to Moscow train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Moskva Kievskaja station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Moscow is 2187 km. It takes approximately 28h 23m to drive from Sofia to Moscow.

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LOT, Tarom, Bulgaria Air and three other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport.

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There are 8461+ hotels available in Moscow. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34m and costs $1.

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