There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Odessa by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Odesa  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Odesa (ODS) SOF - ODS

$132 - $162

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Bus Maximov Tours  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Odessa Central Bus Sofia-Varna-Odessa

$30 - $55

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Fly to Chisinau, train  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Chisinau (KIV) SOF - KIV
  2. Take the train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.

$108 - $182

Fly to Kherson, bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Kherson (KHE) SOF - KHE
  2. Take the bus from Kherson to Odessa

$101 - $562

Bus Avtoekspres  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Odessa

$46 - $67

Drive  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Odessa 580.6 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Odessa is to bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 24 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Odessa is to fly which costs $130 - $170 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Odessa Central Bus. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 24 h.

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The distance between Sofia and Odessa is 721 km. The road distance is 929 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Odessa without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 45 min and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Sofia to Odessa, including transfers.

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Sofia to Odessa bus services, operated by ETAP Group, arrive at Sofia - Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Odessa is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $130 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 23 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Odesa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Sofia to Odessa bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, arrive at Odessa station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Odessa.
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  • Distance: 450.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Odessa, Ukraine?

Bulgaria Air flies from Sofia to Odessa twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Odessa via Varna in around 23 h 45 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Chisinau via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Sofia to Chisinau via Bucharest Otopeni, Timisoara
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Sofia to Chisinau via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Sofia to Kherson via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Chisinau via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Chisinau via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Sofia to Kherson via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Chisinau via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Chisinau via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Chisinau via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Chisinau via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
Odessa bus station
Website
odessabus.com
Bus from Kherson to Odessa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
odessabus.com
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Odessa
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
maximovtours.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Odessa is 929 km. It takes approximately 12 h 39 min to drive from Sofia to Odessa.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Odesa Airport.

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There are 2524+ hotels available in Odessa. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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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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