There are 2 ways to get from Sofia to Niš by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš

$10 - $15

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Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Niš 97.2 miles

$17 - $26

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Niš. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Sofia and Niš is 135 km. The road distance is 155.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Niš without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs .

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The bus from Sofia to Niš takes 3 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Sofia to Niš bus services, operated by Matpu, depart from Sofia station.

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Sofia to Niš bus services, operated by Matpu, arrive at Niš station.

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Niš is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 9:26 PM in Sofia and 8:26 PM in Niš.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Niš is 156 km. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Sofia to Niš.

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There are 285+ hotels available in Niš. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Niš.
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  • Distance: 84.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Niš, Serbia?

Matpu operates a bus from Sofia to Niš twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h. Nis Ekspres also services this route twice daily.

Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs

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