There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Rijeka by plane, 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

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. SOF - ZAG

$144 - $376

Cheapest option

Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Florentia Bus

$45 - $72

5 alternative options

Fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. SOF - LJU

$156 - $616

Fly to Trieste, bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. SOF - TRS

$78 - $283

Bus Georg  •  15 h 30 min

$108 - $147

Train  •  25 h 6 min

  1. 491
  2. En

$57 - $122

Drive  •  9 h 45 min

  1. 587.8 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Rijeka is 768 km. The road distance is 941 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Rijeka is to bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 14 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Rijeka is to fly and bus which takes 8 h 22 min and costs $150 - $650.

No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Rijeka via Dimitrovgrad, Niš, Beograd and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 6 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Rijeka. However, there are services departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Rijeka via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 39 min to get from Sofia to Rijeka, including transfers.

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Rijeka, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Rijeka via Autobusni kolodvor and Zagreb in around 14 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Rijeka via Dimitrovgrad, Niš, Belgrade, Beograd, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., and Zagreb in around 25 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Sofia to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Skreb
Phone
098606060
Website
bus60.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bus60.hr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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