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There are 8 ways to get from Sofia to Oradea by bus, 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.

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Bus  •  14h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Szeged
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad 962
  3. Take the bus from Arad to Oradea

$37 - $72

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  19h 29m

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Vidin
  2. Take the bus from Vidin to Băile Herculane
  3. Take the train from Baile Herculane to Timisoara Nord R
  4. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Oradea R / ...

$28 - $43

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  15h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kecskemét
  2. Take the train from Cegled to Püspökladany Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes R / ...

$49 - $82

Bus via Baile Herculane  •  17h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Vidin
  2. Take the bus from Vidin to Băile Herculane
  3. Take the bus from Baile Herculane to Timişoara
  4. Take the bus from Timişoara to Oradea

Train  •  23h 54m

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Oradea D

$38 - $57

Drive  •  9h 6m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Oradea 418.9 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Oradea  •  8h 44m

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

$181 - $601

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, train  •  10h 25m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) SOF - CLJ
  2. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Oradea

$110 - $196

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Oradea is to train and bus which costs $28 - $45 and takes 19h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Oradea is to fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 8h 44m.

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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 Szeged and Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Oradea. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Oradea via Bucuresti Nord Gara A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 54m.

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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 14h 29m and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 14h 29m 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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Sofia to Oradea train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Oradea is to bus which takes 14h 29m and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 23h 54m, you could also fly, which costs $180 - $600 and takes 8h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Oradea.
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  • Distance: 310 miles
  • Duration: 14h 29m

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 14h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Oradea via Bucuresti Nord Gara A in around 23h 54m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Vienna, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Munich, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Cegled to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Sofia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Baile Herculane to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Oradea
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Oradea
Ave. Duration
13h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Oradea
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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 Szeged
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sofia to Kecskemét
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vidin to Băile Herculane
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Arad to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
Bus from Timişoara to Oradea
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Vidin Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Karat-S
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Obada Trans SRL
Phone
+4-0726.922.277
Website
obadatrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Baile Herculane to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
obadatrans.autogari.ro

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Oradea Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Sofia to Oradea train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Oradea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Oradea is 670 km. It takes approximately 9h 6m to drive from Sofia to Oradea.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Oradea Airport.

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There are 294+ hotels available in Oradea. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34m and costs $1.

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