There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Prizren by bus, train or car

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, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Tetovo B03 662

$28 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus via Kyustendil  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
  2. Take the bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Prizren

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus Kaleia  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Prizren

$29

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Prizren 218.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Prizren. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Prizren via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Prizren is 219 km. The road distance is 349.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Prizren without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Sofia to Prizren, including transfers.

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Sofia to Prizren bus services, operated by Kaleia, depart from Sofia station.

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Sofia to Prizren bus services, operated by Vector, arrive at Prizren station.

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Prizren is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 10:01 AM in Sofia and 9:01 AM in Prizren.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Prizren is 349 km. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Sofia to Prizren.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Prizren. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Prizren.
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  • Distance: 136.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Prizren, Kosovo?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Prizren via Skopje in around 8 h 30 min.

Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $13
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
matpu.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
Vector
Website
vectortours.de
Bus from Skopje to Prizren
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
vectortours.de
Kyustendil Municipality Transport
Website
kustendil.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
kustendil.bg
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg

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