There are 3 ways to get from Sofia to Oradea by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Arad, Arad 1950
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Oradea

$45 - $72

2 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Oradea 418.9 miles

$65 - $100

Fly  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Oradea (OMR) SOF - OMR

$181 - $601

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Oradea is to bus which costs $40 - $75 and takes 17 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Oradea is to fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Oradea. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Oradea via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 29 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Oradea is 496 km. The road distance is 670.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Oradea without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 29 min and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 17 h 29 min to get from Sofia to Oradea, including transfers.

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Sofia to Oradea bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Oradea is to bus which takes 17 h 29 min and costs $40 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $180 - $600 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Oradea Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Oradea bus services, operated by Autogenn, arrive at Oradea station.

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  • Distance: 310 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 29 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Oradea, Romania?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Oradea via Arad, Arad and Arad in around 17 h 29 min. Alternatively, Tarom and Blue Air fly from Sofia to Oradea twice daily.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Arad to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
Alexa Trans
Phone
0263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Arad to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro

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