There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Novi Sad by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Novi Sad

$23 - $30

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Bus, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the train from Crveni Krst to Zemun
  3. Take the train from Zemun to Petrovaradin 740

$19 - $39

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Novi Sad 302.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, shuttle  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Belgrade (BEG) SOF - BEG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belgrade to Novi Sad

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Novi Sad is to bus which costs $23 - $35 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Novi Sad is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Novi Sad. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Novi Sad via Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Novi Sad is 398 km. The road distance is 484.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Novi Sad without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 45 min and costs $23 - $35.

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Sofia to Novi Sad, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Belgrade Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Sofia to Novi Sad bus services, operated by Nis Ekspres, arrive at Novi Sad station.

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Novi Sad is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 7:36 AM in Sofia and 6:36 AM in Novi Sad.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Novi Sad is 484 km. It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to drive from Sofia to Novi Sad.

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Air Serbia offers flights from Sofia Airport to Belgrade Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Novi Sad.
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  • Distance: 248.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Novi Sad, Serbia?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Novi Sad via Niš in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Crveni Krst to Zemun
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$13 - $20
Train from Zemun to Petrovaradin
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
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 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Belgrade to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs

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