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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 41 min

  1. 962

$38 - $85

Cheapest option

Train  •  20 h 34 min

$31 - $47

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  15 h 16 min

$49 - $82

Bus Georg  •  21 h 7 min

$145 - $183

Train, night train  •  23 h 45 min

  1. 462

$38 - $56

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. 418.9 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Oradea  •  8 h 24 min

  1. SOF - OMR

$181 - $601

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. SOF - CLJ

$110 - $196

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

You can take a bus from Sofia to Oradea via Szeged, Arad, Arad, and Arad in around 14 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Oradea via Vidin, Calafat, Craiova, and Arad in around 20 h 34 min.

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
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
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
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Cegled to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Calafat to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Arad
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Oradea
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Szeged
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sofia to Kecskemét
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once 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
Apetrans Ltd
Phone
+4-0231-517.509
Website
apetrans.ro
Bus from Arad to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
apetrans.ro
Bus from Bistriţa to Oradea
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
apetrans.ro
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Oradea is 496 km. The road distance is 670 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Oradea is to train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 20 h 34 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Oradea. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Oradea via Ruse and Bucuresti Nord Gara A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 45 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Oradea. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Oradea via Szeged and Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 14 h 41 min to get from Sofia to Oradea, including transfers.